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2013 Events

Easter Retreats 2013
Sydney – March 29-31
Brisbane – April 5-7
Nhap Luu – April 12-14
Adelaide – April 19-21  

NHAP LUU MONASTERY April 12-14 2013

Friday 12th April from 3.00 onwards, for registration, dinner, and orientation at 8.00 END: Sunday 14th April 3.00 pm
THE RETREAT will be lead by the Sisters of Nhap Luu Monastery, and INCLUDES  three Vegan meals a day, and simple accommodation (inside Peace House, and/or camping). If you are driving, please bring your own bedding (mattresses provided), but if you are coming by public transport, let us know, and we can provide  everything  you need.  Also, if you are are coming by public transport and need a pick up from Beaufort Station, please give us details and advance warning.
Please be sure you bring warm clothes - socks, sweater, warm (thermal) underwear, jacket, gloves, etc) in case the temperature drops. This can happen quite dramatically in this region. 
OPTIONAL: YOU ARE INVITED to help us better protect our planet, by bringing - if you choose - your own cloth table napkin/serviette (less trees will be unnecessarily cut down because of you!) and keeping it with you throughout the retreat. Also, if you like, your own mug which will reduce the waste we create with disposable cups.
A DONATION of $180.00 is requested, to cover costs (or pro-rata at $60.00 per  day)
CONCESSIONS are available, at $40.00 per day.
Contacts: Susan Wirawan   0434827028  swirawan@bigpond.net.au                              
Han Chau 0431062878  baohansandy@yahoo.com
Brisbane:  Karen Lavin   0418935462  dancinglemur@live.com.au               
Lorraine Brosnan 0416181714  lorraine18@aapt.net.au
Sydney:   Tu Dang : 0410041876  camtu.dang2012@gmail.com.
Adelaide:  Wesley Trotman   0427699913   wes_t102@westnet.com.au

Thay in Thailand
For those who might like to participate in a retreat lead by our Teacher himself, but are not able to go further afield right now - a reminder that in April 2013 Thay starts his 2013 South East Asia Tour - in Thailand. There are two retreats  there, and the details are up on the Thai Plum Village website. Register on line. Some Sangha members have already decided to attend, and it could be really wonderful for a group to share the experience! www.thaiplumvillage.org The tour goes on after that to Hong Kong and Korea but we haven’t researched detail of those sectors.

Some of the members of Birrarung Sangha Melbourne