Tropical islands, lush rainforests, thrilling cities and picture-perfect beaches set the scene for a great Dharma trip with Doug Sensei and Catherine Pawasarat in Brazil, April 19th – May 5th.
It’s not hard to fall in love with Brazil. Step outside of your normal routine to hear the teachings and receive trainings from our beloved teachers in one of the world’s most captivating places. Brazil is a place of powdery white-sand beaches, verdant rainforests and wild, rhythm-filled metropolises. Many of Sensei and Catherine’s great teachings happen on the road, while you are not bound to your day-to-day structure. This will be an opportunity beyond your wildest dreams.
You should arrive in Sao Paulo between 16th - 18th April. There may be some opportunity for informal time with the Lama and Lamette on the 17th and 18th, and if not this is time for you to settle in and begin to explore yourself! The trip will start formally on Saturday April the 19th.
Saturday, April 19th - Monday, April 21st We will spend time exploring Sao Paulo city and the wider environs of Sao Paulo state, including attractions such as museums, walks, Atlantic rain forest, dance, amazing food, caves, beaches and cultural events.
Tuesday April 22nd and April 23rd will be further exploration with the teachers, or free individual exploration time.
Thursday April 24th – Daytime exploration. Evening public class - How to be in a good state.
Friday April 25th – Daytime exploration. Evening public class - Modern paths to spiritual awakening.
Saturday April 26th – Exploration and public class - Transforming anger into love
Sunday April 27th –Wednesday April 30th – Trip to explore wider Brazil. Exact trip to be confirmed, but may include Rio, the Atlantic rainforest, Brasilia, the world heritage cerrado, or other attractions.
Friday May 2nd Drive to Casa Namgyal, a Namgyal retreat centre in the quiet rolling countryside 2.5 hours from Sao Paulo for retreat.
Saturday May 3rd and Sunday May 4th Retreat and Namgyal Wongkur.
May 4th trip ends after the retreat.
For more details on logistics and costs contact us.