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Postponed due to Covid lockdown WA Open integrated week-long mindfulness and meditation retreat: 31st January – 6th February 2021

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Open integrated week-long mindfulness and meditation retreat: 31st January – 6th February 2021

(Open attendance, stay on or off-site, day visitors welcomed, registration required)

Location: Fair Harvest Permaculture, Margaret River, Western Australia.

This retreat is structured to allow for the integration of mindfulness, meditation, dharma teachings and practices simultaneously with the commitments and routines of daily living. 

The retreat is open and integrative by nature. This means you can: 

  • Attend the whole retreat and immerse staying on-site or off-site.
  • Join for any part of the retreat whether you are staying on-site or off-site.
  • Attend any of the sessions as you like coming and going from classes throughout the week. 

This flexible approach creates an opportunity to dedicate as little or as much of the week as you like to practice whilst managing home, work, play, and other commitments. Also, we get to share a week dedicated to practice and teachings together in a relaxed way. The approach was very much enjoyed by everyone in February 2020.

Registration is required.

For enquiries and to register attendance please email 

Cost for teaching and venue use is Dana, freely offered financial contribution in support. (Guide below).

Bookings to stay onsite camping, please visit Camping and Glamping. – Fair Harvest Permaculture Australia

Retreat begins with a shared dinner on Sunday 31st January at 5.30pm.

Retreat concludes with a shared lunch on Saturday 6th February at 12noon.

*Meals must be pre-booked at time of registration. Cost is payable at the door $15/meal.

Provisional schedule:

Sunday 31st January – Group dinner 5.30pm, Class 6.30pm

Monday 1st February to Friday 5th February – Classes daily 9am & 6.30pm

Saturday 6th February – Class 9am, Group lunch 12noon

*Each session runs for 1 to 1 ½hours. Content or times may change.

We will explore topics including: 

  • Secular and sacred mindfulness
  • Ecological mindfulness
  • Riding life on the breath
  • Contemplative meditation and free creative expression
  • Puja and the power and beauty of prayer to move the heart and mind 
  • Mandala as a tool for activism at home and in the world
  • Refuge and empowerment through word

Guide to Dana contribution: Dana is combined for teacher support and venue hire.

All sessions for the week $140 – $280 per person

Individual sessions $10 – $30 per session

Dana contributions can be made at retreat or via EFT:  

NAME: Ian Hackett – BSB: 066532 – ACC: 10043752

Other information:

  • All participants are encouraged to attend the first session on the Sunday evening if possible; come join us for dinner!!
  • Please bring a notebook, pens, and art supplies you may want to use e.g., watercolour pencils.
  • Chairs and cushions are supplied, you are welcome to bring your own. 
  • Please wear weather appropriate clothing. We may do some classes outdoors.
  • This retreat is unsuitable for minors, participants must be aged 18 years and above.
  • Retreats are a place for mutual respect, are open to all peoples free of discrimination or prejudice.
  • The retreat is non-clinical, facilitated by an experienced mindfulness and meditation practitioner.
  • Fair harvest is a working permaculture farm, including native bushland. The owners and facilitator offer and maintain compassionate consideration to all who attend. Those who attend offer the same consideration to all, and the property.
  • The owners and facilitator reserve the right to refusal of entry, or fair reason of removal.
  • The retreat is drug, alcohol, and smoke free. Please do not attend under the influence of substances.
  • Pets are not permitted for retreatants please.

If you have any questions at all, please send your enquiries, and registrations to Ian Hackett @ 

*All are welcomed

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