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Fri, 07 Apr


St Joseph Conference Centre

Mindfulness Retreat *

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Mindfulness Retreat *
Mindfulness Retreat *

Time & Location

07 Apr 2023, 4:00 pm – 10 Apr 2023, 2:00 pm

St Joseph Conference Centre, 30 Tyson Rd, Bringelly NSW 2556, Australia

About the event

***The Retreat Registration is now FULL to join the WAITLIST go to: WAITLIST-Retreat 7/4-10/4 event listing in Calendar of Events, link provided below***

Here is the direct link to the WAITLIST:

A Retreat with Plum Village Monastics from Mountain Spring Monastery, NSW, Australia

    When - starts at 4pm Friday 7 April and finishes at 2pm Monday 10 April

    Location - St Joseph Conference Centre, 30 Tyson Road, Bringelly, NSW 2556

    The very heart of the practice of mindfulness is the practice of coming home with every breath, with every step, of establishing ourselves deeply in the present moment, deeply connected to our body, to our feelings, and looking deeply into what is arising. This special retreat is also an opportunity for us all to come home to the many-fold sangha and practice together in person as a community after two years of the pandemic. What a joyful moment!

    The Plum Village tradition of practice is designed to help us weave mindfulness into all of our daily activities. In this way we can practise meditation throughout the day while eating, walking, working, sitting in meditation, or even enjoying a cup of tea together in silence and attentiveness. In addition to formal practices of mindfulness such as sitting and walking meditation, sutra recitation, Dharma Talks and discussions, tea meditation and Be Ins, each of us will have the opportunity to cultivate mindfulness and joy whilst helping in communal activities such as arranging the meditation hall, preparing meals, washing dishes and so forth as part of our retreat. As this is a retreat for all ages, children are welcome to participate. There will be a special program for children with joyful and engaging activities to suit their interests.

This retreat has a limited number of places which are available on a first come first served basis, so please fill out the online registration form and make your payment ASAP to secure your place. This is a fully inclusive event for people of any age, ability, religion, cultural background, ethnicity, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

What to bring: comfortable clothing, warm jacket, bath towel, toiletries, insect repellent, sunscreen, hat, umbrella or raincoat, walking shoes, and water bottles. For campers: please bring your own tent, sleeping bag and torch.

Registration fee covers 3 nights accomodation, vegetarian/vegan meals, mindfulness activities and time to flow as a river with the Sangha.

Payment/Cancellation Policy

-Refunds (minus Stripe's original service fee) are available for cancellations made before 31 March 2023.

-All cancellation made after 31 March 2023 will attract an 80% cancellation fee due to the venue policy.

Financial Assistance

If your financial situation means you would have difficulty paying for the retreat but would really benefit from attending we may be able to offer limited supported or partially supported places. Please contact us ( to discuss your circumstances if this applies to you.

Privacy Policy

Your personal information is kept confidential and is strictly used for the purpose of this retreat only by the Retreat Organisers. We do not share information with third-parties.

*Donations are warmly welcomed to support the hosting monastics from Mountain Spring Monastery -

For further inquiries and concerns please email the Registration Team -


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