Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreats in Peru
About This Event
Event Dates: Every month around the full moon
Location: Amantani Island, Lake Titicaca, Peru
Description of Event: A silent meditation retreat at Lake Titicaca is a beautiful opportunity to dive deeper into yourself, calm your mind, and open your heart in a breathtaking environment.
Amantani Island is at the center of Lake Titicaca, the birthplace to some of the most influential cultures in South America. There are no roads or cars on the island, which is an abode of peace where silence and peace can very easily be felt. In this beautiful and supportive environment, you will spend days in silence, meditation, and yoga and visit the island’s ancient temples, which are dedicated to the divine masculine and divine feminine.
Because of the high energy of the place and the guidance of experienced teachers, even beginners can enter deep states of meditation. You can have deeply transforming experiences and will learn new tools for self-development. The retreat center is located in a beautiful family guest house with clean, comfortable single and double rooms. Shared bathrooms feature warm water from a solar shower. You will be served 3 lovingly-prepared vegetarian meals per day.
Day 1: Leave from Cusco at 7:45 am and travel to the island. Dinner and a retreat introduction session will be offered in the evening.
Day 2-Day 4: Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreat
Day 5: Leave the island after breakfast and arrive on the mainland around noon. The event officially ends here. From here, you can continue your travels. We are happy to help with travel arrangements if needed.
The cost for the event is $475 USD, which includes:
– Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreat attendance
– Transportation between Cusco and the island
– Accommodation for 4 nights
– All meals
We look forward to sharing these special days of silence, sacredness, love, and awakening with you.
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Antonia February 17, 2020
I booked the 3 Day Awareness Workshop at Hridaya Yoga hoping to become more aware and elevate my spiritual practice. I didn't have any prior expectations about the workshop nor knowledge about the topic itself (the Spritual Heart & Vijnanabhairava Tantra). What happened was that the "workshop" was in fact 8-hours of pure talking (with some breathing excercises) by the founder. I personally found it all very manipulative and even potentially dangerous. Of course, as with all teachings and every alternative group, it's difficult to say exactly what was so concerning. It just all felt wrong. The words chosen, the immanente feeling of being the chosen ones, the mood between the people. I left after day two, around mid-day. It wasn't for me and friends from Mazunte later told me, people at Hridaya live very isolated from the rest of the town, which to me is another warning sign. I am still grateful I went, because I know now where my boundaries are. I always listen to my gut feeling and if you decide to go and feel that it doesn't feel right, please leave.
Maheswari Moksha June 01, 2019
Hridaya Yoga Center in Mazunte offers the most beautiful Hatha Yoga classes for those who want to approach Yoga as a Spiritual Path. During the Hridaya Yoga practice you will connect with your most inner being, finding the silence of the Heart while you enquire on the nature of the Self, finding the perfect balance between effort and relaxation. You will learn to identify the different energy centers (chakras) that are activated by each asana, and you will be introduced to various methods of meditation that will deepen your practice in a subtle but profound way.
Kevin Sak May 09, 2019
There is so much wisdom, beauty and grace behind the course set up, material and teachers. It creates an amazing atmosphere of love, grace and humility. The teachings of non duality are boundless and can liberate your heart if you are ready to receive. Beautiful karma Yogi's cooking up amazing vegan food. Go to deepen your practice and connection to the heart. Radiate your light for the benefit of all beings.
Julia Kratzer May 09, 2018
I have just finished a silence retreat and before i done Module 1. So many questions has been answered in my Heart, so much love has been grown in just 34 days being here. I gotta say thank you so much for all this amazing teachings. Everyone out there, from deep in my heart i recommend to come here and feel for you¨self¨what Hridaya has to offer. For everyone who is staying in Europe and looking for an Heartopening, Hridaya will be opening in June, in France. check out the website! lots of love to all Julia K.
Gsusa Art June 21, 2016
Hridaya is one of those special places that will stay with you for the rest of your journey. It is such a beautiful place with the most pure, gentle creatures you will ever come across. The teachings are filled with such deep love and humility it overtakes you. I fell in love with this place and it was very hard to leave. Sometimes coming home after exciting travels can be tough, but after Hridaya I felt more ready than I ever have in the past to go home. Two months now after arriving home and I still am experiencing Hridaya daily. I continue to meditate and feel the love and compassion all the time that I found at Hridaya even two months later. I recommend this place to everyone, no matter where you are in your path. Come with an open, beginner's mind. Do not accept the teachings, nor reject them, just observe. At the end you can make your own decision. I've gladly welcomed the lovely new additions to my life. Thank you so much Hridaya, I love you all and can't wait to return. <3 Art
Jenna March 30, 2016
I am disappointed to say that after doing much research and coming to this school with an open heart and the hopes to learn all I could about the yogic lifestyle, I realized that this school only cares about money and not about the safety of its students. The members of the school board provided no assistance for me or held themselves liable after my tent, which was on their campgrounds, was robbed off all my valuables because they have no locked gate or safes for belongings. They never forewarned anyone of the robberies that were occurring biweekly at gunpoint (despite my pleading that they post a warning on their web site) and didn't provide any safety for their students. It has become increasingly obvious to me that the reason this school is so heavily disliked by Mazunte's residents is because they truly only care about making money. As a result of coming here, not only is my whole life in shambles, but I have lost all desire to practice yoga or live meaningfully. Please reconsider before spending your money at this dishonest and greedy facility. If you do decide to visit, PLEASE do not bring any valuables as there is no place to keep them safe. Students have even been robbed while sitting for meditation.
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