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Dharmahouse Courses and Retreats - 2007

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    Dharmahouse Courses and retreats - 2007 Calendar The calendar below shows our courses & retreats, and our open / closed periods for 2007. 1 2 3 4 5 6
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      Dharmahouse Courses and retreats - 2007
      Calendar
      The calendar below shows our courses & retreats, and our open / closed periods for 2007.
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      Open to visitors
      Work project / Open to visitors Course / retreat
      Community closed


      Full Permaculture Design Course with Steve Read
      1st - 10th May 2007
      English
      A ten day, residential, certified Permaculture Design Course led by Steve Read. The course will cover the International Permaculture Institute Syllabus, including practical work projects around the community. There will also be the opportunity to practice yoga and meditation, and to walk in the beautiful surroundings of the Cévennes National Park.
      More information about the course and about Steve Read.

      Cost (includes 3 vegetarian meals a day):
      €400 indoors / €350 camping (concessionary rate: €300 camping)


      "The Basics of Using the Natural Energy from the Sun"
      A solar energy course with Richard Komp
      18th - 23rd May 2007
      English
      We are very fortunate to be able to welcome Dr. Richard Komp, an expert in solar energy since the 1950's, in leading this in-depth course on all aspects of solar energy. The course will be of a practical nature, with a group project every day, and lectures and discussions drawing on Richard's extensive knowledge of solar energy systems.
      Every course participant will receive copies of two of Richard's books: Practical Photovoltaics, and the course text The Maine Solar Primer, which has do-it-yourself plans and a good section on passive solar architecture.
      More information about the course and about Richard Komp.

      Cost (includes 3 vegetarian meals a day):
      €300 indoors / €240 camping (concessionary rate: €180 camping)


      A six day metta retreat with Marjó Oosterhoff
      1st - 6th June 2007
      English
      An opportunity for a deep exploration of the practice of metta (loving-kindness meditation).
      This retreat is suitable for meditators of any experience, including beginners.
      More information about the retreat and about Marjó Oosterhoff.

      Cost (includes 2 vegetarian meals a day):
      €180 indoors / €150 camping + Dana (concessionary rate: €100 camping)



      An eight day insight meditation retreat with Ajahn Sundara
      23rd - 30th June 2007
      English and French
      A senior nun from the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery of the Theravadan Thai Forest Tradition in the lineage of Laung Poh Chah.
      Please note this retreat is for people with previous experience of meditation.
      More information about Ajahn Sundara.
      Also see: www.amaravati.org

      Cost (includes 2 vegetarian meals a day):
      €250 indoors / €200 camping + Dana (concessionary rate: €130 camping)

      The Dharma House co-housing project gathering
      1st - 5th August 2007
      A meeting for all those interested in being involved in forming a Co-housing Eco Community.
      Five days of workshops and discussions around various aspects of community living, looking at the possibilities for forming an ecologically aware community inspired by the teachings of the Buddha. These five days will be a chance to meet and get to know other interested people, and to spend some mindful time together meditating and walking in the local countryside.
      More information about the Dharma House community project.

      Cost (includes 3 vegetarian meals a day):
      €125 indoors / €100 camping


      A weekend of Deep Ecology with Joanna Macy
      "The Dharma and the Great Turning"
      10th - 12th August 2007
      English
      Joanna will be joining us on the 11th of August to discuss the Dharma and the Great Turning - the transition from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining society, a revolution affecting every aspect of our lives. On the 12th there will be the opportunity to continue discussing the themes and issues raised, to meditate together, and to spend time in nature.
      More information about Joanna Macy.

      Cost (includes 3 vegetarian meals a day):
      €100 indoors / €70 camping + Dana


      An eight day yoga retreat with Miguel Paredes
      17th - 24th August 2007
      English and French
      Eight days of restorative and energizing yoga and meditation, taught by Miguel, a teacher of Sivananda yoga since 1993.
      More information about the retreat and about Miguel Paredes.

      Cost (includes 3 vegetarian meals a day):
      €370 indoors / €340 camping (concessionary rate: €300 camping)

      Cottage renovation project 3rd - 31st September 2007
      Volunteers with building and carpentry skills needed to help with this project
      A chance to live and work with the community, and to spend time in the beautiful surrounding countryside.
      In addition to the renovation project, visitors are welcome as usual during this period (see the Visiting page for more information).




      Please visit the website to book and for further info www.thedharmahouse.com

      Concessionary rates are available on some course / retreats for those who are unemployed or in full time education.

      Contact info@...


      The Dharma house community project
      www.thedharmahouse.com

      Info and discussion group at
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DharmaHouse/

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