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Aug 2016

Choosing Freedom with Jonathan Chambers

Aug 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pmAug 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

August 26-30, 2016 Weekend Option is available.   Freedom is attained though a series of choices, made day by day, moment by moment.  According to the historical Buddha, absolute freedom is our birthright.  Closer than the tip of our nose, it is our natural state, and by attaining it, we serve our own best interests as well as the greater good. But in this world where stress, conflict, uncertainty and confusion are commonplace, a personal sense of freedom can be…

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Jan 2018

Confidence in the Path Meditation Retreat with Bonni Ross

Jan 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pmJan 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

14 – 28 January 2019

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Sep 2018

Embracing Compassion with Keith Rowan

Sep 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pmSep 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

21 – 28 September 2018

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Jan 2019

Confidence in the Path Retreat with Bonni Ross

Jan 14 @ 6:00 pmJan 28 @ 2:00 pm

FULL: 14 – 28 January 2019

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Apr 2019

Returning to the Source ~ a Guru Yoga, for modern times with Jangchub

Apr 5 @ 6:00 pmApr 14 @ 2:00 pm

5 – 14 April 2019

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Courage! Tara for Today Retreat with Bonni Ross

Apr 19 @ 6:00 pmMay 19 @ 2:00 pm

19 April – 19 May 2019

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Nov 2019

The Gift of a Quiet Mind with Sister Shalom

Nov 1 @ 4:30 pmNov 4 @ 3:00 pm

1 - 4 November 2019

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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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