Retreat Updates

Venerable Paisal at Vana

RETREAT RESIDENCY: VENERABLE PAISAL VISALO AT VANA
Phra Paisal is a thinker, Buddhist Master, Dharma practitioner, social activist and writer. He will be in residence from 3rd to 9th November, 2017. read more.

 

RETREAT RESIDENCY: BRIAN BAUERLE AT VANA
Brian Page Bauerle, will be at Vana from 23rd to 27th May, 2017. Life coach, psychotherapist and founder of the Asian Leadership Institute, Brian draws on his years as a Buddhist monk and through his personal commitment to social work, he also emphasises high trust and an open connection, characterised by genuine caring. read more

 

RETREAT RESIDENCY: VENERABLE GESHE DORJI DAMDUL
Venerable Geshe Dorji Damdul, a distinguished Buddhist scholar and academic in Tibetan Buddhism, was in residence from December 28th, 2016 to January 3rd, 2017. Geshe La guided a spiritually uplifting retreat, on Shamatha and Special Insight Meditation packed with intelligence and wit. read more.

 

RETREAT RESIDENCY: DR MYUNG SOO KIM
Dr Myung Soo Kim, a veteran Qi gong master and Tai chi practitioner from Korea, was in residence from November 14th to December 4th, 2016 to benefit our Vanavasis and Team with his decades of experience in treating many health conditions and restoring personal wellbeing. His sessions, when integrated with the other modalities during a Vanavasi’s retreat, brought out significant improvement in his/her overall wellbeing especially pertaining to energy and mindful awareness.

 

RETREAT RESIDENCY: ANDREW WHITLEY AT VANA
Andrew Whitley, a leading organic baker in the UK, was in residence at Vana from February 17th - 26th, 2015. We look forward to having him back at the Retreat soon. Please stay tuned for more information.

 

AIRPORT ASSISTANCE
We realise that airports can be tedious, tiring and at times intimidating. Airport assistance will be offered at no charge to guests who book directly with Vana. To learn more about making your transit at Delhi Airport's T3 easier, click here.

 
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INDIAN VISA
e-Tourist Visas for India: The Indian Government recently introduced the e-Tourist Visa for certain countries including UK, Sweden, Belgium, Spain, USA, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Singapore. We recommend that guests apply for their electronic tourist visa at least 2 weeks prior to their date of travel. read more.

 

RETREAT RESIDENCY: ROBIN HARFORD AT VANA
Robin Harford is a contemplative, forager and ethnobotanist specialising in wild edible plants and has been teaching people about their local edible landscape throughout the Britain and beyond since 2009. Robin was in residence from October 3rd to 13th, 2016. read more.