Jutika

Jutika was ordained in 1998 and has been weaving her passions with her practice of Buddhism over the last twenty years. She has a strong love of ritual, art, dance and bodywork.

She is a focusing teacher and practitioner and has been co-leading retreats at Dhanakosa since 2008. She loves the landscape and the open friendly atmosphere of Dhanakosa.

After living in Manchester most of her adult life she has moved back to Ireland and lives on the wild Beara Peninsula.

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the call of beauty

Friday, 15 August 2014 to Friday, 22 August 2014
2014

Calling lovers of beauty, ritual and the arts. Join us in a joyful, devotional and magical week celebrating beauty, creativity, myth and the imagination through an uplifting and nourishing menu of soulful singing, dancing, drumming, mantra, ritual, meditation, poetry and community - set in a beautiful landscape.

Bring body and soul, voice, songs, instruments, drums (limited no. of drums supplied).

"Let the beauty we love be what we do" - Rumi

 

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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Focusing and meditation

Friday, 9 February 2018 to Friday, 16 February 2018
2018

When we turn toward our experience, with compassionate curiosity, we have access to a deeper, more bodily knowing that can bring healing and freedom.  Combining Focusing with meditation and ritual we will explore the body, not just as a foundation for practice but as a source of inspiration and on-going teaching.  Suitable for newcomers to Focusing. 

These retreats are suitable for people who have been on retreat before and who have a regular meditation practice.  They are more intensive than introductory retreats.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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The body's deeper knowing - focusing and meditation

Friday, 24 February 2017 to Friday, 3 March 2017
2017

When we turn toward our experience, with compassionate curiosity, we have access to a deeper, more bodily knowing that can bring healing and freedom.  Combining Focusing with meditation and ritual we will explore the body, not just as a foundation for practice but as a source of inspiration and on-going teaching.  Suitable for newcomers to Focusing. 

For more information please read the retreat information sheet.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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the body's deeper knowing - focusing and meditation

Friday, 26 February 2016 to Friday, 4 March 2016
2016

When we turn toward our experience, with compassionate curiosity, we have access to a deeper, more bodily knowing that can bring healing and freedom. Focusing is just this profound and simple practice. Combining focusing with meditation and ritual we will explore the body, not just as a foundation for practice but as a source of inspiration and on-going teaching. Suitable for newcomers to focusing. 

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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hillwalking and meditation: Walking, Mountains and Meditation

Friday, 4 July 2014 to Friday, 11 July 2014
2014

Nature is for many of us a vital source of spiritual nourishment in an increasingly busy world.  On this retreat we will combine traditional Buddhist teachings with the simple practice of spending time walking in the rich and beautiful landscapes that surround Dhanakosa. 

Guided walk options will be available to suit all levels of fitness.

See also going deeper:hillwalking

 

For more information, take a look here

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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The Wisdom of the Body - Focusing and Meditation Retreat

Friday, 28 February 2014 to Friday, 7 March 2014
2014

The gentle yet powerful practice of Focusing takes us beneath our usual stories and self analysis to a place that knows its own way to healing and wholeness. On this retreat we will combine Focusing with meditation and simple Buddhist ritual, journeying to find our own wisdom. Suitable for newcomers to both focusing and meditation.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00