RETREAT RESIDENCY: VENERABLE PAISAL VISALO AT VANAPhra 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: VENERABLE GESHE DORJI DAMDULVenerable 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 KIMDr 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 VANAAndrew 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.
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: BRIAN BAUERLE AT VANABrian Bauerle, coach, psychotherapist and founder of the Asian Leadership Institute, was at Vana from November 1st to 7th, 2016. His retreat was focused on relationships, meaning and purpose as a foundation for leadership in life. 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.
Vana introduces Vassa, for all guests on retreat between June 1 and August 31, 2016. Please click here to read more.
On the second weekend of every month, Vana will offer a 3-night introduction for those who wish to experience the retreat for the first time. ‘An Introduction to Vana’ will give guests an insight into Vana’s unique approach to wellness, cuisine and design, as well as a flavour of its treatments, private sessions and activities. For details, please click here.
February 2016: We are pleased to share news that Vana has been awarded the ‘Most Life-Changing Retreat’ by Condé Nast Traveller UK. Please click here for details.
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. To read more, please click here.