Ewen first started meditating
purposefully when he came to Nilambe more than 20 years ago. Since then he has done various kinds of
meditation including Vipassana retreats in Goenka’s tradition. He started teaching last year (to Sri Lankan
monks!). Godwin was his first
teacher. Upul has been his teacher since
Awakening is the purpose of the Buddha’s teachings. It is the end of all sufferings. Insight meditation cultivates an awareness of the freedom and clarity that is available in each precious moment. These guided retreats will help you to learn about meditation also deepen your practice.
05:00am - 06.00am Guided Meditation
06.00am - 06.30am Tea
06.30am - 07.30am Mindfulness In Motion (Self practice)
07.30am - 08.00am Breakfast
08.00am - 09.30am Working Meditation
09.30am - 11.00am Guided Meditation (standing/sitting/walking)
11.00am - 11.45am Talk
12:00pm - 02.00pm Lunch, Reflection and Rest
02.00pm - 02.30pm Walking Meditation / One-to-one interviews with the teacher as necessary#
02.30pm - 03.30pm Group Meditation / One-to-one interviews with the teacher as necessary#
03.30pm - 04.30pm Herbal drink / Working Meditation
04.30pm - 05.30pm Group Meditation
06.00pm - 06.30pm Evening Snack
06.30pm – 07.15pm Chanting,
07.15pm – 07.45pm Group Meditation
07.45pm – 09.00pm Discussion / Reading / Talk / Question and Answer session*
* A signing up sheet will be available in the meditation hall.
* A question box will be available in the meditation hall.