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Simple Goodness: Loving-Kindness with Kath Mitchell

Nov 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pmNov 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

We all have the same innate, boundless loving capacity. Kindness is a beautiful gift we can cultivate, nurture and give to ourselves and others. In many people’s experience, it is often easier to be kind to others, than to ourselves.

In this weekend retreat we will learn the healing and generous meditation practice of Loving-Kindness, to allow our hearts to soften. Our exploration will be nourished by the supportive natural environment of the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre.

Meditation and creative activities will be offered for you to explore Loving-Kindness in different ways. As love and kindness towards ourselves and all of life grows, we can open more fully to the reality of here and now. Through this process, a greater sense of flow and simple goodness in our everyday lives will unfold. This retreat is suitable for beginners and people with meditation experience.



$162 (plus Dana/Koha*). Members $150 (plus Dana/Koha*). This includes accommodation, food and cook’s fee.  
*Dana means generosity and giving. The teachings are offered freely. You are invited to give Dana/Koha to Kath for the teaching.


About Kath Mitchell

Kath has studied and practiced at the Wangapeka study and retreat centre for 28 years. She has an extensive background in meditation, drama and teaching. Kath has heartfelt appreciation for all the meditation and Dharma teaching she has received and continues to receive. She has co-facilitated the Young Adults Retreat for 4 years, led Compassionate Relating courses with her husband and has co-taught the Introductory Retreat. She loves to offer and facilitate learning environments for people to explore deeply, heal and grow, for the well-being of the world.
Please contact Kath Mitchell for more information: mitchell.kath@gmail.com for more information.

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Nov 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Nov 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
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Welcome to the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre. People visit from all over the world to meditate and enjoy the peace of this remarkable destination. 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.

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, Conscious Movement, Nature, Forest Walks, Yoga, Dance, Feldenkrais, Wellness, Wellbeing, Archetypal Integration, Western Mysticism, Non-Duality, Zen, 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, in the South Island of 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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