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Past Events
Navadarshanam Annual Day - Community Supported Agriculture - Jan 2017
2-Day Spinning Workshop using Organic cotton - Dec 2016
4-day Songs and philosophy of mystic poets – Aug 2016
4-day Sustainable farming and permaculture workshop - July 2016
3-Day Silent Retreat May 2016

Silent Retreat

These 3-day retreats are being facilitated for the practice of Self Enquiry (Atma Vichara). To aid in this reflection and inward quest, participants will be required to completely de-link from all outer engagement for the duration of the retreat.

Participants will have to arrive on a Thursday by 5pm for an introductory talk on the subject followed by 3 days of meditation and quietude. Participants will be able to leave after 3pm on Sunday. All guidance and readings in this retreat will be in English.


Sustainable Farming-Permaculture

These 4-day workshops on sustainable farming and permaculture principles is intended for anyone interested in growing food and is designed to provide a good understanding of the principles and methods involved in sustainable farming.  The program will have a significant focus on hands on work backed by theory sessions that will cover the underlying principles. Topics covered will include permaculture principles, getting started with a piece of land, low to zero input organic farming methods, understanding soil, pest management, composting, seed saving, plant nurseries and vegetable starts, water harvesting, food forests etc.

 

Participants will be required to arrive on Wednesday evening or latest by 8am on Thursday. The sessions will begin at 9.00am on Thursday and end at 4 pm on Sunday. This is a fee-based program. All guidance and discussion will be in English.


Reflections on Food – Ahara Vichara

This is a 3-day retreat for conscious repose and reflections on food. Within an overarching framework of quietude and enquiry, the retreat seeks to facilitate participants to see the inter-connectedness between growing, harvesting, preparing, consuming, assimilating food meditatively and our deeper sense of well being.

Participants are required to arrive by 5pm on a Thursday and will be able to leave by 3pm on Sundayt.  All guidance and discussion will be in English.