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The Buddhist Retreat Centre outside the rural village of Ixopo is a place of spirituality and open to all members of the public. The centre sits atop a rise overlooking the Chibini valley in a spectacularly scenic region of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
The centre is considered the ultimate retreat, where visitors can learn and be inspired by the teachings of Buddha, or spend time alone on personal reflection. Two programmes are offered: the Self Retreat programme allows individuals to enjoy the quiet by reading, meditating or walking. The library is available for Buddhism literature as is the stupa for meditation purposes. Walk the labyrinth in the forest and visit the dam to ponder life’s meanings. The Conducted Retreats are more structured with a full programme of events. Day visitors are welcome and the cost of a visit includes a sit-down vegetarian meal. Reading material and worship items are available for purchase at the Dharma Shoppe on... Show more