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Join Upali and Tucker for a 7-day retreat in the countryside of southern Germany. The retreat will be held in noble silence, which means you will have the best opportunity to deepen your meditation practice without distraction. The week will include extended periods for silent meditation, evening dharma talks, and 1:1 meditation interviews with both Tucker and Upali.
When: February 15th – 22nd, 2020
Where: Kieselhof Retreat Center. Murrhardt, Germany. (60 minutes from Stuttgart, Germany)
Cost: Initial registration cost is $170 USD (approx. €152). An additional cost for food and housing ranging between €315 – €420 (depending on housing selection) is to be paid on-site at the retreat center upon arrival. These costs do not include Dana (generosity), for the teachings of Upali & Tucker. Dana can be given in person or online after the retreat. So, to break down the payment process clearly:
Step 1: Pay the retreat registration fee of $170 USD on this page
Step 2: Pay the Retreat Center Fee (€315 – €420) on site to the retreat center on February 15th
Step 3: Give Dana (an amount of your choosing) for the teachings at the end of the retreat.
Note: Please review the registration fee refund policy at the bottom of the page before submitting your registration fee payment.
Scholarship: If you’d like to attend this retreat but can’t afford part or all of retreat costs (including Dana), please apply for a scholarship at opendharmafoundation.org
Check out this retreat FAQ page for general retreat questions. For further questions specific to this retreat, please contact Christoph.Neumann89@gmail.com
Community Code of Conduct
Please be sure to read our Community Code of Conduct for this retreat. It begins based on the 5 precepts, and part of completing registration is agreeing to it. If you have any questions or concerns, just reach out to Upali or Tucker.
1) Paypal has a new policy where they do not refund fees, so if you need a refund, we can refund your fee minus $6.78 that Paypal keeps.
2) We can offer full refunds (minus the PayPal fee) until December 15th. After that date, fees will not be refundable as dropping out of the retreat will likely mean a retreat space will be left unattended with such short notice. However, if someone does replace your spot after December 15th, we will refund your fee. The only other case where a fee will be refunded is if you have a true emergency (ex. severe illness or death in the family), that suddenly prevents you from attending.