Silent Meditation Retreat 1st - 5th July   

Silent Meditation Retreat 

Silent Meditation Retreat 

 
Venue: Nanpantan Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire | 1st - 5th July 2019 
 
PRICE: Full: Large Shared-£495.00/Single Room-£595.00 
 
Price includes all vegetarian meals. 4 lunches, 4 evening meals, 4 breakfasts and snacks 
 
This meditation retreat is led by author and international teacher Suryacitta and Gaynor Quilter. 
 
PLEASE NOTE: This is the only long silent meditation retreat Suryacitta is leading in the UK in 2019 so please book early 
 
This retreat is open to all who are familiar with mindfulness and wishing to practice and work with a teacher with over 30 years experience. 
 
It is also suitable for teachers of mindfulness who wish to explore the subtleties of mindfulness for themselves. 
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£100 deposit secures your place for large shared room. There are still some single rooms availble but please contact Gaynor if you would like one of these. Contact details 07837866619 email: gaynor@mindfulnesscic.co.uk 
 
 
More Retreat Information 
 
There will be teaching from Suryacitta and Gaynor on themes such as: 
 
The Power of Presence 
How to Get out of Your Head and into your life 
Working with Difficulties 
How to find meaning in life 
Opening to your Natural Goodness - sinking into presence 
The story of Kisa Gotami - reflections on life and death 
Who are you...really? 
How to develop self-compassion 
 
There will be time for discussion and the option of One to One time with Suryacitta and Gaynor to discuss your practice. 
 
There will be guidance on a variety of guided meditations including: 
 
Mindfulness of breathing 
Body Scan 
Choiceless Awareness 
Compassion 
Who am I 
Looking at the nature of thoughts 
Taking off your masks 
 
Silence will begin on the first evening and end on Friday morning. 
Silence is practised to aid calm and reflection. There will be ample 
free time to relax and enjoy the stunning grounds and countryside. 
 
If you are interested and need more info or you wish to book 
please contact Gaynor on 07837866619 or gaynor@mindfulnesscic.co.uk 
Some of the comments from people who attended the 2018 Nanpantan Retreat: 
 
“I've gone from asking what's that about, to asking what's going on? A big shift!!!” 
 
“In short my time here has left me feeling ready to commit to my practice and hopefully edge closer to the razor's edge in my everyday life dealings, I'm so grateful.” 
 
“What a lovely enriching week. I've learnt such a lot, about mindfulness meditation, but also some satisfying insights for myself.” 
 
“It exceeded my expectations, Suryacitta always keeps the content simple and understandable” 
 
“This is been a very rich experience for me. I have realised the opportunity to step off the hamster wheel of everyday life and slow down, pause, savour the beautiful grounds and meet new people and experience new teaching and meditation styles.” 
 
“This is a beautiful place, an easy place to be even when things are not. The most important thing for me is to feel safe and safe was how I felt here.” 
 
“I appreciate that this will be a long journey and I will come across some very difficult emotions that have been very well buried. But for once I actually feel like it is something I can do and will do. I look forward to going home and enjoying my children (in the moment) and hopefully giving them the life I never had.” 
 
“If you want to experience and appreciate what is, I highly recommend this retreat". 
 
For more info contact Gaynor on 07837866619 or gaynorquilter@btinternet.com or Surya on 07908957100 suryacitta@gmail.com 
 
 
CANCELLATION POLICY 
 
Our retreats are very popular and there are a limited number of spaces. So it is important that any cancellation, or changes, to bookings are made well in advance. 
 
If you need to transfer to a later retreat we can do this free of charge. 

A few photos from 2018 

Some retreatants actually laughing at one of Suryacitta's jokes 
 
If busy-ness really is the height of laziness, no problem here then 
 
Sharing delicious vegetarian dinner on retreat 
 
Sitting quietly doing nothing and going nowhere 
 
Suryacitta sharing a teaching on how to rest in daily life 
 
Stunning Nanpantan Hall in the heart of ancient Charnwood Forest 
 
A Mindful Life by 
Suryacitta Malcolm Smith 
 
“A Mindful Life focuses on four key concepts: meditation, controlling the overthinking mind, learning to embrace negative emotion, and understanding the meaning of mindful living.” 
 
Amazon review 
A Mindful Life | Suryacitta | The Happy Buddha
A Mindful Life by  Suryacitta Malcolm Smith
Happiness and How it Happens by 
Suryacitta Malcolm Smith 
 
“A perfect beginners handbook. Absolutely spot on and beautifully designed.” 
 
Emma Thompson – Oscar winning actress 
Happiness and How it Happens
Happiness and How it Happens by  Suryacitta Malcolm Smith
Mindfulness and Compassion by 
Suryacitta Malcolm Smith 
 
“Suryacitta writes in a way that everyone can understand and relate to. I found his book fascinating and enlightening.” 
 
Liz 
Mindfulness and Compassion
Mindfulness and Compassion by  Suryacitta Malcolm Smith
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