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Silent retreat

Silence retreat in Naninne in nature in a beautiful mansion

a workshop filled with beauty and openness to the interior

Finding the Joy of Inner Silence

We agree to the season,

Silence allows us to feel what nature brings us.

Through the practice of stretching and breathing, the mind calms down and we reconnect with our body.

Bart offers you 3 days of meditation and rejuvenation in a place where Silence reigns, as well as beautiful silent group walks.

We will also practice The Walking Meditation and the Vipassana discipline.

I will accompany you during the two slow yoga sessions each day.

Meals are shared in groups and in silence, with attention to gentleness, kindness and sharing.

Bart has lived more than ten years in Asia. In Thailand he was a Buddhist monk, in Japan he practiced Aikido and Reiki, and he lived 4 years in India where he lived in ashrams. Bart made a pilgrimage to link East and West: from India to Egypt. After years of spiritual research he founded the O-KI center in Brussels in 1998, which he has managed ever since. He continues to remain open to a truer life, linked to inner silence and the connection of Heaven and Earth.

In the program:

Practice silence to become the (inner) silence: stop being attached to the word, open to the Joyful Silence of your inner Being

You can, if you want, leave your laptop with Bart at the beginning of the retreat. Avoid using it as much as possible. On the other hand, every day there will be a moment to consult your phone if you wish.

Wake up gently from 8 to 9 a.m. with a gentle yoga session. We will mostly practice slow stretches to open up the energy in the morning meridians. Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.: we eat in the joy of the moment, we observe nature, and help out in the kitchen for a while. Session from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Meditation through very slow movements, stretching, conscious and slow yoga. Thus we get rid of thoughts and attachment (Terravada-vipassana).

Lunch from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. We eat together observing the beautiful nature and helping out in the kitchen for a while.

Break from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: break and moment of speaking in positivism, at the swimming pool!

Session from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.: Meditation in silence, slow walk in beautiful nature to soothe the mental rhythm and in the opening of the senses and silence. Stretching and breathing exercises in nature, and stretching to open the energy in the meridians in the afternoon. Walking Meditation (Terravada-vipassana). Break and dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Team of 2 people preparing dinner. Break and pool for others. Evening meal, we eat slowly in the joy of the moment. We clear the table and spend some time in the kitchen together.

Protection Exercises 8-9pm: Time for nature observation, energy protection exercises, and energy opening in the evening and night meridians.

From 10 p.m. we rest quietly in one of the beautiful rooms of the manor. Changes are possible according to the needs of the Changes are possible according to the needs of the weather group

In practice

Featuring: Bart Dierick and O-KI Team

Dates: The weekend of Friday April 21 from 4 p.m. to Sunday April 23, 2023 at 5 p.m.

Price in residential: 350 euros all inclusive in a double room (single room +80€)

Address: Beautiful 18th century mansion with lots of charm, completely renovated and with every comfort. The manor is located in Naninne (Belgium), about ten minutes by car from Namur on the plateau overlooking the Meuse valley. It is surrounded by several meadows and large forests. It includes a large park, a large swimming pool and a small private wood. It has only one neighbor who raises horses. The surrounding nature is grandiose, many paths crisscross the region offering the leisure of great rejuvenating walks. There are many possibilities for visits in the neighboring villages, several of which are among the most beautiful villages in Wallonia, such as Mozet, Thon-Samson, Crupet, Falaën.

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