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The Heart of Understanding Insight Retreat with Jeremy Logan & Kanya

Sep 12 @ 6:00 pmSep 16 @ 1:00 pm

The Heart of Understanding
Four-day Insight Meditation Retreat with Jeremy Logan, assisted by Kanya Stewart.

During this retreat we cultivate the capacity to be present to our immediate experience, deepening into natural wisdom. Learning to bring non-judgmental attention to our lives creates a foundation for transformation and profound discovery. In this way we uncover the ground of being, from which heartfulness and ease naturally emerge.

This retreat is suitable for both those new to meditation and those with experience. The programme will include sitting and walking meditation, evening talks, instruction and time for discussion.

About the teachers:

Jeremy Logan has studied and practiced insight meditation for the past twenty-seven years, and has been teaching retreats throughout New Zealand since 1993. He lives in the Wairarapa and works as a counsellor, supervisor and facilitator of change programmes.

Kanya Stewart is a Yoga and Meditation teacher living In New Plymouth, with 32 years of practice and teaching.


Registration Cost

Wangapeka Members $350                        Non-Members* $370

This cost includes accommodation and vegetarian meals

*Please consider becoming a Wangapeka member 

Teacher’s dana

In keeping with the Buddhist tradition, the teachings are offered in the spirit of dana. Dana is a pali word that means gift or koha.

At the end of the retreat participants will be given an opportunity to offer Jeremy and Kanya dana.


Registration and further information

Contact Helen Turinsky   helenturinsky@gmail.com


Wednesday 6pm – Sunday 1pm


Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm
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Welcome to the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre. The Wangapeka is a purpose built retreat centre, with fresh clean air and beautiful vistas. It is very quiet and ideal for respite, stress relief and deep meditation. We have a meditation hall, solo retreat huts, a main hall for dining and community, and a fully catered kitchen and an onsite vegetable garden. Many people visit from all over the world to meditate and enjoy the beauty of the centre.

The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Meditation Centre is a Universalist centre home to a wide range of teachings, paths, and studies. Retreats are held on Mindfulness, Vipassana, Insight, Heart based practices, Loving Kindness, Calm-abiding, Metta, Compassion, Movement, Yoga, Dance, Feldenkrais, Wellness, Wellbeing, Archetypal Integration, Western Mysticism, Non-Duality, Dzogchen, Mahamudra, Mahayana and Vajrayana teachings with Empowerments and Sadhana Practice.

We are located in the foothills of the Southern Alps overlooking the Wangapeka River, about an hour and a half drive SW of Nelson, New Zealand.

We have meditation retreats throughout the year, have huts available for solo retreats, and welcome bookings from external groups. There are also opportunities available to work on our land. Come and enjoy this uniquely vibrant and peaceful centre.

355 Wangapeka River Rd
R.D.2. Wakefield 7096
New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 522 4221

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