Easter Online Retreat

04/14/2020 18:00 to 04/19/2020 19:30 (Europe/Berlin)

Weikersheim, Germany

April 14th to April 19th 2020 - via Zoom

With Rebecca Castella and Guest Teachers connected to the Dharma Ocean lineage. 

We are happy to invite you to this unique opportunity to join a six-days, full-time retreat with experienced and wonderful teachers connected to the Dharma Ocean lineage - from your own home!

Please read the following carefully: 

What will be offered?

  • Two live gatherings via Zoom of at least one and a half hours every day, from April 15th to April 19th, one in the morning (Central European Time), one in the afternoon. On April 14th, we will start with an afternoon call. These gatherings will include talks, guided meditations, practice instructions and discussion. You’ll find a proposed schedule at the end of this document. 

  • NEW: Optional morning yoga live sessions with Braddon Hall! 

  • Recordings of each call will be accessible and downloadable during the time of the retreat. 

  • Access to course materials like chants, suggested readings, podcasts etc. 

  • Guidelines on how to organize the retreat from home, suggested schedules, Code of Conduct, etc.  

  • Technical and personal support via email. 

What are the main practices? 

During this retreat, we will mainly explore the Somatic Practice of Pure Awareness or shikantaza, supported by yoga, body work and bodhicitta practices. 

What are the technical requirements?

A computer/laptop/mac or a smart phone with a stable internet connection. 

If you haven’t worked with Zoom before, you need to download a small application. 

If you want to join the Facebook group, you need an account. 

What are the personal prerequisites or requirements? 

Participants should have a solid experience in the ground yana. This can be from having done an online or residential programme like Meditating with the Body, Awakening the Body, Your Breathing Body, the first part of Radiant Soma, etc., or through having worked with the guided meditations on the Dharma Ocean website. 

Also, some experience with the Somatic Practice of Pure Awareness is recommended. In preparation for the retreat, you may also want to study Reggie’s book The Practice of Pure Awareness and work with the guided meditations presented there.


From 04/14/2020 18:00
To 04/19/2020 19:30


Dharma Ocean AGS e.V.
+49 (0)7934 99 32 13