Creativity

ZenPen – Writing, Being and Meditation

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 [...]

Easter Weekend Getaway

A Long Easter Weekend Get Away in Restorative Nature with Trish Swift, Sharon Benatar, and Pippa Cope This weekend is open to all - families, individuals, friends, teens, and kids are welcome. There will be separate activities for adults and children/teens in the mornings, and combined activities or free time in the afternoons and evenings. [...]

Weaving Intentions

Instead of setting goals, making New Year’s resolutions, and creating long to-do lists, how would it feel to start the year simply connecting deeply with how you long to live? During this retreat, we will explore how to meet each moment of our lives with clarity and care, not just at the start of the [...]

Family Easter Camp 2023

This long weekend getaway in the glorious autumnal bushveld will be facilitated by senior Tara Rokpa Therapist Brion Sweeney, from Ireland. The weekend will be structured around the theme of  “Mindfulness in Everyday Life”. This will include Tara Rokpa Therapy methods and shiné meditation alongside specific mindfulness techniques given to Tara Rokpa therapists by Akong [...]

Courage and Care – Women’s Day Retreat

with Lucy Draper-Clarke and Mammatli Thakhuli-Nzuza At first glance, courage and care may seem like opposites: one tough and strong, the other soft and fluffy. Explore more deeply, though, and they intertwine as the mother archetype, offering us access to feminine wisdom. From the clarity that arises in the face of compassion, the greatest courage [...]

Daily Life Dharma – Taking Stock

by the lazy Buddhist Happy New Year! It’s 2022 and I’m probably not the only one who happily waved goodbye to 2021 and its challenges. Early on in the year, I came across a Facebook post in which H.E. Garchen Rinpoche talks of what Khenpo Munsel Rinpoche taught him while in prison. ‘When you find [...]

By |2022-01-25T12:57:10+02:00January 25th, 2022|blog, community, dharma, other, writing|0 Comments

A Universal Familyhood

TO MY UNIVERSAL FAMILY AND FRIENDS A JOYOUS NEW YEAR – 2022 Paulo Senior and Paulo Junior joined us for the Compassionate Living in Difficult Times retreat with Alan and Pippa. This was their first visit to TRC, and hopefully not the last. One more challenging year has come to an end. But economic hardships [...]

By |2021-12-31T14:29:35+02:00December 31st, 2021|blog, community|0 Comments

Country Living with Tanja

I cannot believe that I have been at Tara Rokpa for a year already.  The time has gone so fast.  It certainly has been a year filled with trials, tribulations, new experiences and great learning.  It has been wonderful meeting interesting people, making friends, learning different cooking methods, getting accustomed to a new landscape, and [...]

By |2021-11-17T17:29:38+02:00November 17th, 2021|blog, community, environment|0 Comments

Daily Life Dharma – No harm

Back in the late 1900s, (I kid you not, it was 1997!) my now-husband and I spent just under a year travelling around America in a camper van. It was the most amazing adventure and something I have thought of often in the last few weeks as the Gabby Petito murder unfolds. At the same [...]

By |2021-11-05T13:48:12+02:00November 5th, 2021|blog, community, vision, writing|0 Comments

Contemplative Photography

Join Martin for a weekend exploring photography as part of a contemplative practice. Develop strategies to express yourself with a camera and discover what it is you wish to express. From a cell phone to a large format film camera, any imaging device is welcome. The retreat will not be focused on the technical aspects [...]

By |2021-09-12T22:24:08+02:00September 12th, 2021|, , , , |0 Comments
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