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Wisdom, Compassion & Non-clinging Awareness with Tarchin Hearn

Feb 12 @ 5:00 pmFeb 25 @ 2:00 pm

*** Please note – this retreat is now fully booked ***

If you wish to go on a waitlist , please contact the Course Manager: Mark Schrader – schrader.mark@gmail.com

Wisdom, Compassion & Non-clinging Awareness

A retreat with Tarchin Hearn

Friday Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – Thursday Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm

Meaningful living begins with an intuition,
life, as vast-mystery-unfolding,
birthing the deeply compelling question;
how to live well in the midst of this dancing of everything and everyone.

Clarifying this natural state of being,
radical interconnectivity, creative and constantly dynamic.
Cultivating skills in primordial contemplation,
complete attunement and skilful engagement.

Discovering no-name sanity.
The ancients might have called this Primordial Dharma.
Continuously transient, extravagantly creative,
competently and confidently home.

The retreat will be a precious opportunity to pause and refresh and re-evaluate everything.  Day by day, inviting a flow of contemplation, meditation, discussion and movement while living with, and on the land, we will explore the meeting point of mindfulness and deep ecology and our place in the world.

Teacher, author and artist, Tarchin draws on the fruits of a life-long involvement with Buddhist philosophy and practice, and a passion for contemplative ecological science.  Further information about Tarchin is on this website wangapeka.org/tarchin-hearn and more details about his work can be found at www.greendharmatreasury.org

Costs – this includes accommodation, food, cooks fee, and a resource fee

Accommodation in huts or units

Member: NZ$ 1,118.00 (plus *dana)

Non Member: NZ$ 1,248.00 (plus *dana)


Camping accommodation

Member: NZ$ 949.00 (plus *dana)

Non Member: NZ$ 988.00 (plus *dana)

If you wish to camp, you will need to bring your own camping equipment. Please also write “Camping” on the registration form when you register – thanks.

*Dana for Tarchin

In the Buddhist spirit of dana, or the practice of generosity Tarchin offers these teachings freely. He relies entirely on the generosity of people who feel this work is worth supporting therefore you are welcome to offer dana as an appreciation of the gift of this teaching.  A ‘dana box’ will be available in the main hall in Wangapeka.  Generosity begets generosity.


For further information contact the Course Manager: Mark Schrader – schrader.mark@gmail.com





To register please fill out our online registration form

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*Please consider becoming a Wangapeka member – click here for details.


Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm
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Welcome to the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre. People visit from all over the world to meditate and enjoy the peace of this remarkable destination. The Wangapeka is a purpose built retreat centre, with fresh clean air and beautiful vistas. It is very quiet and ideal for respite, stress relief and deep meditation. We have a meditation hall, solo retreat huts, a main hall for dining and community, and a fully catered kitchen and an onsite vegetable garden.

The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Meditation Centre is a Universalist centre home to a wide range of teachings, paths, and studies. Retreats are held on Mindfulness, Vipassana, Insight, Heart based practices, Loving Kindness, Calm-abiding, Metta, Compassion, Conscious Movement, Nature, Forest Walks, Yoga, Dance, Feldenkrais, Wellness, Wellbeing, Archetypal Integration, Western Mysticism, Non-Duality, Zen, Dzogchen, Mahamudra, Mahayana and Vajrayana teachings with Empowerments and Sadhana Practice.

We are located in the foothills of the Southern Alps overlooking the Wangapeka River, about an hour and a half drive SW of Nelson, in the South Island of New Zealand.

We have meditation retreats throughout the year, have huts available for solo retreats, and welcome bookings from external groups. There are also opportunities available to work on our land. Come and enjoy this uniquely vibrant and peaceful centre.

355 Wangapeka River Rd
R.D.2. Wakefield 7096
New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 522 4221

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