Compassion in Action Weekend

Tara Rokpa Centre Tara Rokpa Centre, Groot Marico District, North West Province, South Africa

To celebrate Mandela Day, and Mandela Month, you are invited to bring your skills and toolboxes to TRC for a weekend of selfless service - Compassion in Action. In exchange for your contribution towards developing and maintaining TRC’s infrastructure and surrounding land, we are offering free accommodation, delicious vegetarian food, and good company. Bookings Please [...]

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Making Friends with Ourselves – A Mindfulness Retreat

“She looked her demons right in the eye and said “don’t you worry…” we will become the best of friends.” – N.R. Hart We all have our “demons”. They are parts of ourselves that we don’t approve of, don’t accept, don’t like, deny, hate, fight, and do our best to conquer. What if we were [...]

Gentle Awakenings

Tara Rokpa Centre Tara Rokpa Centre, Groot Marico District, North West Province, South Africa

Awaken your body from winter hibernation during this spring retreat with gentle restorative and somatic yoga. This weekend's activities are suitable for practitioners of all levels. The benefits include releasing tension from both the body and mind, with corresponding enhancement in mind states and sleep, and increased well-being. There will be guided relaxation and visualisation [...]

Becoming Fearless – Annual Green Tara Practice Retreat

Tara Rokpa Centre Tara Rokpa Centre, Groot Marico District, North West Province, South Africa

Green Tara is a beloved meditation deity in the pantheon of Tibetan Buddhism. She symbolizes the compassion and action of all the Buddhas, and is able to swiftly liberate us from fear. She is usually depicted in traditional art with her right leg bent, ready to jump up to help all sentient beings. She has [...]

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ZenPen – Writing, Being and Meditation

Tara Rokpa Centre Tara Rokpa Centre, Groot Marico District, North West Province, South Africa

Join us for A Writing, Being, and Meditation Retreat with Dorian Haarhoff for a weekend, with the option to extend your experience to the following Wednesday for A Stream of Words Retreat. We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather about us to see their own images, and so live for [...]

Trees, Leaves, Shrubs and More

Tara Rokpa Centre Tara Rokpa Centre, Groot Marico District, North West Province, South Africa

Have you ever wanted to learn about identifying trees and shrubs? Join Eckhard Druschke for a relaxing getaway in the beautiful Groot Marico Bushveld for a weekend of walks & talks on tree and shrub identification. Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.  Kahlil Gibran Bring your walking shoes and binoculars, field [...]

Echos from an Empty Sky – Meditation Retreat with Dónal Creedon

Tara Rokpa Centre Tara Rokpa Centre, Groot Marico District, North West Province, South Africa

“All things hang like a drop of dew Upon a blade of grass.” ~ W.B.Yeats This year we will continue to explore the human condition, particularly our common experience of disillusionment and disappointment in life. According to the Buddha, the source of trouble is self-grasping and in particular the afflicted mind (kliṣṭamanas). The Sanskrit word [...]