Meditation and Silence Retreat

From 30 Nov to 8 Dec 2021
Start: 30 Nov (Tues) 3pm
End: 8 Dec (Tues) 5pm
Participation: Minimum 4 Days
Facilitator: Rui Sebők Bizarro
Venue: Quinta São José dos Montes – Tomar

As in previous years, this year we will hold the 6th Edition of this Meditation and Silence Retreat.
We will experience different techniques and methods that will help us become conscious of the present moment through silence. There will be meditations in silence, yoga, conscious breathing, vocalization of mantras, guided meditations in movement, nature walks, and dance.
We will be silent on all these days, we will only give the instructions at the beginning of the activities, but we remain silent the rest of the time. If you feel you are ready to accept this challenge of silencing the words and the mind, participate with us.

You will understand how silence fills us with peace and tranquility. You will take with you countless tools to be able to meditate alone or in other groups.
The individual practice of Meditation is essential, however, when we meditate in a group we can create an even greater synergy that enhances its purpose even more.
Activates dormant regions of the brain, helping to rejuvenate brain and biological health. It improves self-esteem, mood, gives us more clarity, concentration, and focus.
The practice of Meditation is very ancient, going back to Eastern traditions. There are different philosophies, paths, methods, and techniques. Some examples are transcendental meditation, active meditations, vipassana, mindfulness, prayer, Zen meditation, Taoist, Buddhist, etc. The paths of meditation are countless, but the purpose is only one: to be present, to empty the mind, to enter a state of non-agitation and alertness in the moment and in silence.

Free Retreat
This Retreat is free of charge, as is the camping accommodation (our own tent).
We only charge for meals (vegetarian). In case you want to stay in another type of accommodation, other than the Camping, please ask us for the rates.
If you can not participate in all days 30 Nov – 8 Dec, we accept the minimum participation of 4 days, you can come less days, but we only accept the minimum participation of 4 days. Talk to us!

Price of Meals per day: 20€.
8 days = 160 euros (Includes dinner from Tuesday November 30 until lunch on Tuesday December 8)

After learning to meditate, you will understand that you do not need any kind of special equipment, nor any kind of dependency on any person, group, master or guru. We are the masters of ourselves!
As we believe that meditation is within everyone’s reach, we are holding this retreat free of charge with the purpose of sharing tools for your daily life and to join more and more human beings to meditate and seek the peace we so much need.

We are waiting for your registration to meditate together!


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30 Nov 2021 - 08 Dec 2021


16:00 - 16:00


Quinta São José dos Montes
Estrada dos Montes, Nº134 2300-087 Olalhas – Tomar

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