In our rushing world every year more and more people seek yoga and meditation getaways. A holiday is always relaxing, but if you would like to try something different, something deeper, this is another sort of journey that will leave you with more than just nice photographs and memories. Retreat is a great way to calm your mind, energize your body, pay more attention to your diet, connect with yourself and with nature and to change your life. During a week of yoga and meditation retreat we…
2016 will be full of festivals, retreats and gatherings to suit a wide variety of spiritual paths. From Burning Man to virtual meditation retreats, take a look at the list of this year's spiritual festivals to see which one calls to you.
10 of the world's best meditation retreats : Spirit Rock, California; Ala Kukui, Hawaii; Kripalu, Massachusetts; Assisi Retreat Home & Hermitage, Assisi, Italy; Plum Village, France; Gampo Abbey, Nova Scotia, Canada; Dalai Lama's teachings, Dharamsala, India; Mindfulness-based stress reduction at Glenview Hotel and Leisure Club, Ireland; The Buddhist Retreat Centre, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Wat Suan Mokkh, Chaiya, Thailand.
My story about completing a 10-day Vipassana silent meditation retreat in Malaysia. Here's all you need to know on how to find a course, what to expect and why you might want to do one: http://uncorneredmarket.com/vipassana-meditation-retreat/