"A Journey to Your Inner Self"
Silent Vipassana meditation retreat in Northern Spain (Catalonia)
During the first 10 days of August every year, near Girona in Spain (exact dates to be confirmed)
A silent meditation retreat combined with emotional cleansing and teachings in "The Art of Life"
High up in the mountains, deep in the forrest
... an unforgettable, magical holiday!
1. What is “A Journey to Your Inner Self”?
2. What this retreat can offer you?
3. When and where does it take place?
4. At what time does the retreat start/finish?
5. What is the contribution?
6. Who are the Teachers?
7. Why participate in “The Journey to Your Inner Self”?
1. What is “A Journey to Your Inner Self”:
“A Journey to Your Inner Self” -“El Viaje al Interior” in Spanish - is a 10 day silent Vipassana meditation retreat with emotional cleansing practices and teachings in the art of life.
“A Journey to Your Inner Self” may be the most interesting and gratifying journey you will ever make in your life. It has been referred to by numerous participants as a “magic holiday”. It will provide you with the opportunity to discover your inner “You” and the essence of your “Inner Being”. It will help you to shift from focusing on the outside to focusing within, allowing you to access your true nature of joy, peace and stability.
“A Journey to Your Inner Self” will be an experience which may change your life profoundly. A complete immersion into ourselves that may allow us to understand the significance of our life and give us the “push” which we all need in order to incorporate these newly acquired habits in our daily life and bring about the change we desire.
It can be attended by anyone, irrespective of age and health and whether or not you have had any previous experience with meditation.
2. What this retreat can offer you?:
This retreat offers you different techniques to be used on a physical, mental and emotional level with the purpose of bringing about a profound transformation. Amongst many other things the retreat offers you: Silence, peace, vipassana meditations, dynamic meditations, creative visualizations, emotional cleansing techniques, breathing exercises, chikung, yoga, healthy and natural nutrition, beautiful and unspoilt nature, increased awareness, and last but not least... the possibility of awakening!
3. When and where does it take place?:
The retreat will take place from 1st to 10th of August.
The retreat will take place in Arcadia, a self-sustainable, ecological community in the mountains in Northern Catalonia, near de city of Banyoles (Bañolas) in the province of Girona (Gerona) in Spain.
4. At what time does the retreat start/finish?:
The retreat will start at 11:00 am on the 1st of August. Please arrive at Arcadia on time. It will finish on the 10th of August after 4 pm (exact dates may vary from year to year - please contact us to confirm the dates).
5. What is the contribution?:
The contribution will be 790 € for the entire course including tuition, food and accommodation for a period of 10 days. A non-refundable down-payment of 190 € will be required to be paid in advance to make your reservation.
The accommodation will be on a twin o triple-share basis with a common bathroom outside the room (men will sleep in tents). The facilities are of very good quality and the place is set in beautiful natural surroundings. This price excludes any travel fare or travel expenses and you will have to take care of this part yourself since we do not have enough organizational capacity to help you with this.
6. Who are the Teachers?:
Please refer to the photos of the Teachers in the page "Los profesores" of this web.
Lola Feliu and Gosh Pos will be the leading teachers. Peter Hansen will be assisting them.
Lola Feliu has made a u-turn in her career and in her life, which took her from being a Professor of economics to a practically oriented metaphysics teacher, conducting lectures, workshops and retreats on personal development in different parts of the world. All this change came up as a result of her determination to completely heal herself from a severe, limiting and chronic disease, Fibromyalgia, which she was suffering from for many years. This determination took her to India where she was living and researching for more than 8 years and which led to a complete recovery from her disease and a better understanding of how to live a healthy and happy life. After her recovery she committed her life to help others to heal their selves as well. She is Spanish, lives between India and Spain and travels extensively in many different countries (www.centronilaya.com)
Gosh Pos is a Vipassana and Yoga teacher as well as Reiki Master. He has been living in India for more than 30 years. When he is in India he lives in a cave next to a beautiful beach in Goa where he teaches Vipassana Meditation and conducts Vipassana and Reiki retreats. He has been a Buddhist Monk for many years. He cured himself of cancer and diabetes using only natural means. He is from Surinam with Dutch parents. He lives between India and Europe and travels extensively in many different countries. (http://www.gosh-vipassana.com/)
Peter Hansen was born in India from Danish parents and has lived and worked in India for more than half of his life. He has also lived in China, England, Denmark and Spain. Married Lola Feliu when he was a Diplomat in Spain, together they later returned to India where Peter first worked as a Diplomat and later became the India Country Head of a large Spanish NGO. Together they initiated several poverty-related projects in New Delhi and organized silent meditation retreats. They also became Reiki Masters during this period and extensively researched issues relating to holistic health and spirituality. Lola and Peter continue to live in India.
7. Why participate in “The Journey to Your Inner Self”?:
The Journey to Your Inner Self offers you the possibility as a free individual to choose how you want to live your life. It offers you the possibility to leave behind your fears and limitations that tie you to a life full of insecurities, illnesses and unhappiness. The Journey to Your Inner Self teaches you to discover the true essence of your inner being, revealing the incredible power that is hidden within you. It helps you to change your behavioural patterns at a cellular level and it prepares you to take that big step towards liberty. You choose!
“A Journey to Your Inner Self” is likely to be the most interesting and gratifying journey in your life. On this journey you have the opportunity to discover your “True Self” and the very essence of your being. An experience that may change your life forever.
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For those of you who understand Spanish there is more information to be found in:
Lola Feliu de Hansen