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Mindfulness Retreat at Nhap Luu Monastery (Melbourne)

April 10 - April 13

Mindfulness Retreat: Taking Refuge in the Island Within. Friday, April 10 — Monday, April 13, 2020. Nhap Luu Monastery 221 Maria’s Lane, Beaufort, Victoria, 3373
Taking Refuge in the Island Within.
A mindfulness retreat in Plum Village Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

The retreat will be led by monastic sisters from Stream Entering – Nhap Luu Monastery, together with brother Phap Hai who is based at Deer Park Monastery in the US.

Australian by birth, Brother Phap Hai is a senior Dharma Teacher who leads retreats and workshops in various countries. He is known for his ability to convey important teachings in an accessible and humorous manner. His book Nothing To It: ten ways to be at home with yourself was published in 2015 by Parallax Press.


Registration for the retreat is available online at



Friday, April 10, ( from 3 pm) — Monday, April 13, (3 pm) 2020
(Easter long weekend)


Stream Entering – Nhap Luu Monastery, 221 Maria’s Lane, Beaufort, Victoria, 3373

Retreat fees:
Fees for the whole retreat:
  • The adult staying in the room: $195
  • The adult staying in the tent: $150
  • The adult staying offsite: $100
  • Teens: $150
Fees for one night:
  • In-room: $65
  • Intent: $50

Children are free.

Retreat program schedule:

Arrival and reception:  From 3 pm on Friday 10 April.
Departure: 3 pm Monday 13 April.
The program includes: Orientation to Plum Village practice, guided and silent sitting meditation sessions, Dharma talks by the senior monastics, walking meditation, gentle ‘Ten Mindful Movements’, guided ‘total relaxation’, and mindful eating of vegan meals.
Program document: Registrants will receive a detailed program as soon as it is finalized with the monastic sisters and brothers.
All are welcome: Newcomers to this tradition, and people of all cultural backgrounds and faiths, are welcome.

Children’s program

Children are welcome at this family retreat. There will be special activities for them at certain times each day. Safe, imaginative activities will encourage mindful concentration. They will help the children to appreciate our inter-being with each other and the natural world.

For more information:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0402924800

Retreat details in Vietnamese language:

Khoá tu: “Nương Tựa Hải Đảo Tự Thân”

Từ ngày 10 đến ngày 13 tháng Tư năm 2020.

Chi phí cho người lớn cả khoá tu:

  • Ở phòng: 195 đô
  • Ở lều: 150 đô

Cho những người đến tham dự khoá tu không ở lại qua đêm: 100 đô

Chi phí cho một đêm:

  • Ở phòng: 65 đô
  • Ở lều: 50 đô

Cho các em từ 12-17 tham dự cả khoá tu: 150 đô

Trẻ em thì miễn phí.


April 10
April 13
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Nhap Luu Monastery
221 Marias Lane
Beaufort, VICTORIA 3373 Australia
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