6D5N Nepal Retreat with Sri Nandakumar

About This Event

The Retreat is near Namobuddha Monastery in a place called Phulbari (Flower Garden), about 42 km east of Kathmandu, surrounded by forests and has its own vegetable garden. Fully equipped with a Sadhana hall, a library and residential building that can accommodate up to 30 participants.

When the mind is CONTROLLED AND STILL, what remains is the soul. The ocean is the self, the waves are the thoughts. The self is silent – the thoughts make noise. - Guruji BKS Iyengar

Event Highlights

  • Visit to Namobuddha Monastery

Schedule

The retreat begins on 26th April after 3 pm and ends on 1st may around 1pm.

Tentative schedule for
Day 2 till Day 5

6:30~9:30 asana

10:30 brunch

12:00 to 1.30 philosophy

15:00~15:30 afternoon tea

15:30~17:30 pranayama and meditation

17:30~19:00 dinner

19:00~20:30 Q&A

Venue Highlights

THE RETREAT PLACE
is constructed using modern rammed earth technology. Based on sustainable building practices and promoting sustainable living, the construction reflects the philosophy of Vishuddhi Alaya, bringing together thoughtful techniques with respect for nature and its purity and beauty.

The retreat is surrounded by forests and has its own vegetable garden as well as fruit and nut tree orchard. The natural peaceful setting is accompanied by breath taking views of the Himalayan range. The Thrangu Tashi Yangtse ('Namobuddha') Monastery, a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and one of Nepal's holiest pilgrimage sites is a 40 minute footwalk away from the retreat.

The retreat consists of a fully equipped practising hall, a library and residential building.

Accommodations

The retreat consists of a fully equipped residential building that can accommodate up to 30 participants. By using natural colours and materials, the rooms and common areas are designed to enhance tranquillity and peacefulness.

Menu/Cuisine

Delicious Nepali vegetarian meals, made from predominantly home grown products and ingredients are served.

Directions

Travel from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu takes about 1 ½ hours.

Tags: iyengar yoga meditation pranayama

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