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Useful information

Please read the rules of the meditation center before to join a retreat: Things to keep in mind before join a retreat

Other useful information:

A meditation retreat surely offers great benefits, as it encourages the development of moment-to-moment mindfulness over a period of time. However, this training requires sustained practice and a certain stability of psychological health. Therefore, if you have recently experienced a traumatic event, have been diagnosed with a psychiatric illness, or are currently experiencing states of serious depression or anxiety, this may not be the best time for you to participate in a retreat. An intensive meditation retreat requires psychological balance and resilience, so please keep this is mind before signing up for a retreat. If you are followed by a mental health professional, it’s advisable to discuss this with him/her. You may also want to contact our office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and be put in touch with the meditation teacher, in order to be assured that the conditions of the retreat are appropriate for you at this time in your life.

What to bring

  • Comfortable and warm clothing, enough for the duration of the retreat (for long retreats you can use the washing machine for 5 euros)
  • Sheets for a single bed or sleeping bag (we can provide them for 5 euros)
  • Towels and personal toiletries
  • House shoes (slippers)
  • Notebook and pen
  • Medicine if needed
  • Personal meditation cushions or benches (however these are also available at the centre)
  • Digital and silent wristclock 
  • Alarm clock (it is possible to use the cell phone)