Unplug and immerse yourself in silence for a day and perceive the inner world with mindfulness
One-day silent retreat
3 December 2023 (Saturday)
10:00am – 4:00pm
Course language: English
The retreat is suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners.
This practice day is suitable for everyone who wants to refresh and deepen their mindfulness practice.
Guided body and breathing exercises with other elements of classical mindfulness practice will be part of the program. Depending on the weather, out-door exercises are also included.
We spend the day in silence and usually conclude the day with a with a joint sharing of experiences.
Mettā (Irene Wulff) was ordained in the Thai forest monastic tradition (Ajahn Chah) from 1996 to 2017. She lived and practiced primarily in England at the monasteries of Amaravati and Cittaviveka. During this time, Ajahn Sumedho and Ajahn Sucitto were her spiritual teachers and mentors. In June 2017 she left the order and now lives and teaches in Berlin.
10:00am – 12:30pm Introduction, mindfulness exercises and meditation in sitting and in movement
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch and rest
1:30pm – 4:00pm meditation and closing with a shared reflection on the experience
Das Buddhistische Haus Berlin-Frohnau, Edelhofdamm 54, 13465 Berlin
Food and Drinks
Participants will be served lunch. All meals at Buddhistisches Haus are vegetarian. Vegan options are available on the buffet.
Please mention food allergies and special food intolerances at registration with SAGE.
The costs include:
- course fee*: 20€
- teacher donation*: 30-40€ (recommendation)
- donation for hosting (Buddhistisches Haus)*: 20-25€ (recommendation)
The course fee is needed for full registration and is paid upon online-registration with SAGE. The donations for the teacher as well as for the host (Buddhistisches Haus) are given at the end of the retreat (in cash).
The course fee covers expenses for the seminar organization. The donation to the Buddhist House covers expenses for meals including beverages, expense allowance for the cook, and operating costs. Please keep in mind that the Buddhist House is financed purely by donations. The house depends on every donation for its maintenance. Our seminar teachers also live largely on the income from donations (Dāna).
To register, please read our Terms and Conditions and fill in the registration form on our website (click the registration button at the top of this page).
We will get back to you as soon as possible.
Please note that the course fees need to be transferred for a binding registration.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you have via phone (+49-30-2637-2067) or email (info[at]sage-institut.de). If do not find someone by phone, leave a message and we will call you back.