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Location: Lagoa de Albufeira, near Lisbon, Portugal

Contact: Sundari.edu@gmail.com
00351 964 379 491

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Meditation Retreat in Portugal

Carmen Prema Mitroi

December 13 - 18, 2023

The retreat with Carmen Prema Mitroi is a healthy week-long program featuring regular sleep hours, ovo-lacto vegetarian meals, and daily walking meditation in nature in the magnificent surroundings of the retreat house. It aims to calm down the mind and increase your meditative abilities.

Meditation is a very useful skill for our daily routine. It helps us cope with the stress of any activity and brings beauty and self-awareness into our lives.

Hosted in a very quiet environment near the ocean, between a lagoon and a pine forest, this silent meditation retreat deepens the practice of concentration and meditation, bringing peace and control of the mind.

The complex stages of the asanas, acquired when you learn how to pleasantly hold asanas for longer periods, bring the needed energy flow that holistically harmonizes your body.

The daily noble silence, and “digital fasting” that will be practiced during the retreat with constant inner observation, aim to bring calmness and self-knowledge.

The month of December always concludes the end of a cycle. After a year of activities and before the festivities for New Year’s Eve, we invite you to take a break to restore and increase the energy of your body, calm your mind, and enhance your meditative abilities.

Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 Good Morning
  • 7:20 Prasada
  • 7:30 Morning Hridaya Meditation
  • 8:00 Morning Practice (holding asanas for longer periods)
  • 9:30 Breakfast & Break
  • 11:00–12:00 Dharana (concentration techniques)
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 Karma Yoga
  • 14:30 Rest Time
  • 17:00 Nature Walk and Meditation (in inclement weather, nature meditation will be substituted with Vipassana and Hridaya Meditation)
  • 18:30 Dinner
  • 20:00 Lecture/Questions and Answers
  • 21:00 – 21:30 Evening Hridaya Meditation
  • 22:00 Good Night

In order to maintain the stillness and harmony of the mind, for the period of the retreat drugs, alcohol and smoking are not allowed. Coffee may be substituted, if needed, with decaf or a barley coffee alternative.

“Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.” –Euripides

Check-in: December 13th at 14:00
Checkout: December 18th at 14:00

Website: sundari-center.com
Email: Sundari.edu@gmail.com
Phone: 00351 964 379 491


Carmen Prema Mitroi
Carmen has taught yoga for over 30 years and is registered as E-RYT 500 by Yoga Alliance. Her teachers include Sahajananda, Simona Trandafir, Master Mantak Chia (Universal Healing Tao), Ma Laoshi (China), and Master Chris…
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