What is your spiritual Why? Chagdud Gonpa Foundation

What is the difference between a practitioner who feels unsatisfied by spiritual practice, and one who relishes in the deepening and expanding of the…

What is the longing of your heart? The universal language of the Vedic Scriptures

Whether you’re a practicing yogi or a spiritual scholar, you’ve likely come across the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita. These texts form the…

The Pursuit of Happiness: Healing Karma at the Land of Medicine Buddha

The long-term vision for the Land of Medicine Buddha, as established by the Lama Thubten Yeshe, is to create a ‘center for healing and developing a…

Healing and Transformation after a Breakup: Honeymoon with Yourself in Bali

Splitting up is never easy, in fact, it can be utterly debilitating. Whether it’s divorce or a breakup from a partner that you shared life with –…

Creating a space for inclusivity: Seven Circles Retreat Center

What do you look for when searching for a space to go to a retreat? Some might say amenities, others might look for a majestic location, and some…

Creating a center of balance: Harmony Dawn

Balance seems to be elusive, no matter how hard we strive. We seek it with our work-life dynamic, our food choices, our sleep habits, our…

Finding healing after the military with plant medicine: Heroic Hearts Project

Retreat Guru has partnered up with an organization who is changing the lives of military veterans. The Heroic Hearts Project’s mission statement is…

Honoring sacred tradition: The Sentinel

Amidst the multiplying healing and medicinal opportunities in Western Canada stands a unique place: The Sentinel, located south of the small village…

Noya Rao: Journeying with the mystical Tree of Light – AYA Healing Retreats

In the Amazonian basin of Peru lives a type of tree called Noya Rao. And there’s only three of them — as far as the Mahua Shipibo people know,…

Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

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Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.