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learning & inquiry


learning & inquiry


Residential Study Retreats in different locations around the world 

Retreats for Fundamental Change

Can we cultivate a completely new mind rather than a conditioned one?

Is the mind sensitive to the movements of its own thinking & emotions, or blindly dictated by them?

Is there an active and spontaneous learning about life as it transpires? Or are we locked into responding with - and endlessly repeating - what we already know?

Held in a variety of beautiful places worldwide, these study retreats allow a while away from the grip of everyday life & relationship: a favorable atmosphere for deeper questioning & affectionate, sensitive inquiry between friends.

Nobody can give you the key except yourself

"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself."



What to expect in a retreat

The residential retreat program is structured to include:

  • group inquiry 
  • individual contemplation & study
  • walks in nature,
  • quiet
  • rest
  • exercise and yoga
  • opportunities for unscheduled dialogue to occur naturally between participants.

Upcoming Online Events 2020/21

Covid 19 Changes to Programs

Because of recent travel restrictions Open Door in-person retreats have been cancelled worldwide. 

However we will be facilitating a series of Online Winter Retreats & Dialogues organised by the Krishnamurti Foundation America.