Enlightenment Intensive Retreat

The Enlightenment Intensive

is a unique and an utterly transformational retreat designed to take you on a journey into a direct experience of the


Schedule your Online Enlightenment Retreat Now! 

In person retreats are set in nature at the Tree of Life Retreat Centre, Salmonier Line. Tree of Life is a safe environment to minimize outside distractions to help you 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 for an online 3.5 day EI retreats are 7am-1pm and 4-9pm daily, NL time zone.

The in person 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. Accommodation included, contribution to vegetarian meals is appreciated.

You begin your Self discovery by contemplating the question, “Who Am I?”

What is an Enlightenment Intensive Retreat?

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.

Learn more about Meranda’s Enlightenment Intensives.

Learn more about 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