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Practicing the Parami in Community: A Sangha Led Retreat

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - January 18 @ 2:00 pm

This retreat is for anyone wanting to join in a community focused and community led retreat. Experienced members of the Sangha will lead the sessions.

The explorations will be based around the practice of the Parami; also known as the Six Perfections: Generosity, Wholesome Relationship, Patience, Energy, Concentration and Wisdom. Entering into the practice of perfecting the Parami, is a beautiful way of living in the present with a wholesome intention.

Meditation sessions, creative activities and group circle sharing opportunities, about the ups and downs of surfing between spiritual practice and real life challenges, are on offer. There will be silent periods and space to enjoy the beautiful Wangapeka centre.

This retreat is open to anyone, whether you are new to meditation or someone who has been exploring for some time. All are welcome, including children. There is the option to come for a shorter period or daytime sessions. Please liaise with Kath.

If you would like to offer to lead a session with the group, please contact Kath.


These prices include accommodation, food, cooks fee & resource fee. You are invited to offer Dana/Donation/Koha.

Full Retreat

Members: $414.

Non-members: $450


Members: $366

Non Members: $384

Nightly rate

$76 Children: $30

Day rate 

$50 Children: $20

For more information contact:

Kath Mitchell mitchell.kath@gmail.com 027 385 4493

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January 12 @ 6:00 pm
January 18 @ 2:00 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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