Sacred Retreat

RETREAT PROGRAMME

January 17th                Dr. Buathon and some retreat participants will arrive to Kathmandu and stay overnight at Harmika www.hotelharmika.com

January 18th               Arrival to Kathmandu (all participants)

Travel to retreat place,

Kathmandu -Bhairahawa       U4 853    13.30-14.05

 

January 19th                Bells offering at Royal Thai Monastery, Lumbini Nepal

January 19th-21st         Retreat program

January 22nd              Travel back to Kathmandu

Bhairahawa – Kathmandu      U4 854    14.30-15.05

And overnight at Harmika www.hotelharmika.com

January 23rd                Departure Kathmandu

I choose all the day flight as this is winter time and sky may not open for flight early morning or late afternoon flight. And for anyone that may have evening flight on January 22nd, it should be fine with this arrangement.

I will travel with Thai airways and will arrive January 17tharound 1 pm. And depart on January 23rdaround 1 pm.

Also, looking to explore Pokhara, and shall keep you post.

 

January 18th

6.00 pm                       Welcome to the retreat and meet for light dinner

7.00 pm                       Evening meditation

8.00 pm                       Unwinding time

 

January 19th

7.00 am                       Morning Movement by Dr. B

8.00 am                       Breakfast

10.00 am                     Bells offering

11.00 am                     Food offering to the monks

12.00 pm                     Lunch

2.00 pm – 3.30 pm       Master Teacher Session

4.30 pm                       Evening activities

6.00 pm.                      Dinner

January 20th-21st

7.00 am                       Morning Movement by Dr. B

8.00 am                       Breakfast

10.00 am.                    Meditation as medicine by Dr. B

11.00 am                     Food offering to the monks

12.00 pm                     Lunch

2.00 pm – 3.30 pm       Master Teacher Session

4.30 pm                       Evening activities

6.00 pm.                      Dinner

January 22nd

7.00 am                       Morning Movement by Dr. B

8.00 am                       Breakfast

10.00 am.                    Morning activities

11.00 am                     Food offering to the monks and lunch

12.00 pm                     Departure to the airport

This is a draft of retreat activity and may subject to change due to weather.

Included these activities:

  • Blessing your body, speech, and mind by Vajrayana ritual at European-Austrian Temple West Monastic Zone-9, Lumbini, Rupandehi, Nepal
  • Walking Meditation from Royal Thai Monastery to Sacred Garden, and continue with group meditation
  • Walking Meditation from Royal Thai Monastery to World Peace Pagoda and continue with group meditation
  • Lumbini International temple tour

Departure

 Travel arrangement:

There are several direct flights to Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu where you can connect with the domestic flight to Bhairahawa or Gautam Buddha airport, and travel by car to the Royal Thai Monastery @Lumbini, Nepal (around 30 minutes).

For anyone that will arrive on January 17th, we will arrange the visit to Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa

The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline; it is one of the largest stupas in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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