Tree of Life Retreat Centre
One hour south west of St. John’s
Salmonier Line, St. Catherine’s
The Enlightenment Intensive
is a unique and an utterly transformational retreat designed to take you on a journey into a direct experience of the
In person Retreats are set in nature, a safe environment to minimize outside distractions, you are invited to contemplate your Truth as you really are.
Online zoom retreats require you to find a retreat space without interruptions either at home or at the cabin in nature.
The schedule includes silent activities: walks, rest, yoga or exercise, lectures, vegetarian meals, dance, and meditation in addition to the intense 10-12 dyad practices daily. You contemplate the question, “Who Am I?”
Designed by Americans Charles and Ava Berner, the Enlightenment Intensive retreat combines the centuries-old structure of a Zen sesshin with the modern dyad technique of direct communication and deep listening.
Accommodation included, contribution to vegetarian meals is appreciated.
Learn more about Meranda’s Enlightenment Intensives.
For the first time in my life, I looked in the mirror and saw nothing missing.
The one staring back at me was whole beyond my wildest imaginings.
Nearly a year later I can contact that knowing and am brought to tears at the joy of it.
~ EI Participant
The word “Enlightenment” conjures up the idea of some superhuman accomplishment, and the ego likes to keep it that way, but it is simply your natural state of felt oneness with Being.
~ Eckhart Tolle