Special Events > European Danda Autumn Retreat - November, 2014


Da Jayanthi


Dates:
Thursday, November 6 - Sunday, November 9, 2014
Place: European Danda, Maria Hoop, The Netherlands
Presented by: Adidam Europe

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Retreat Overview

DA JAYANTHI:
A Joyous Celebration Honoring
The 75th Anniversary of the Birth Of Adi Da Samraj

A LIFE-TRANSFORMING HAPPENING

Boundless, Radiant Love. Free Heart-Joy, without limit. This is our inherent Condition! Drop whatever youre doing! and refresh the heart in Truth. Come celebrate the Glorious Lifetime of the Most Beautiful and Perfect Person of Love. Hear and see and feel and breathe His Great-Lighted Gift of overwhelming Heart-Blessing. Come to know of His Living Presence and tangible Grace, that is your very heart, even now. This is the purpose of your life!

Tangibly feel and receive Adi Das Spiritual Presence and Blessing-Transmission as it is powerfully communicated in many ways:

  • Sacred Sightings of Adi Da — Rare videos of Adi Da granting His Silent Spiritual Blessing to all and speaking about the True Condition of all beings, which is Prior Unity, Perfect Freedom, and Divine Happiness.
  • Avatar Adi Da's Liberating Teachings and Revelations about the Ultimate Nature of Reality and Truth.
  • Intimate, inspirational stories about Adi Da's Life, Work, and Blessing-Influence, told by His devotees.
  • Viewing of Adi Da's now world-renowned Divine Image-Art. The European Danda houses the largest collection in the world of Adi Das Transcendental Realist Art, and art tours and presentations will be offered during the retreat.
  • Recitals offered by exceptionally gifted devotee musicians who serve the retreat with keen sensitivity and feeling.
  • Time and space for rest, relaxation, refreshment, and sacred contemplation.
  • Delicious vegetarian meals.
  • and much Good Company.

This retreat coincides with Da Jayanthi, the Celebration of Adi Da's Birthday.


Retreat Location: The European Danda


European DandaThe retreat will be held at the European Danda, our Spiritually-Empowered Center in the south of the Netherlands. The Danda is the Spiritually Empowered Seat of Adi Da's Blessing in Europe. The Danda is a former monastery — a quiet place, and a place where Adi Da twice resided. It houses the largest collection in the world of Adi Das Transcendental Realist Art, and art tours and presentations will be offered during the retreat. Filled with Adi Das Presence, it is a perfect location to retire from worldly stress and distraction to sink into the deepest feeling of Reality Itself.

the European Danda
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Your retreat will include 3 great vegetarian meals per day, contemplative walks in our private forest and plenty of opportunity to ask devotees any questions you may have.

the Da Peace site
the Da Peace site
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For a tour in pictures of the beautiful grounds of the European Danda, click here.

For more about the European Danda, click here.

Retreat Host and Testimonials


This retreat will be hosted in English by Steve Brown. Steve has been a devotee of Adi Da Samraj since 1984, serving Adi Da personally and receiving Adi Da's Blessing and direct Instruction in many areas of life, including the sacred arts of theatre and chant. Steve is the Artistic Director of the First Room Theatre Guild, and he has performed, produced, and directed enactments of Adi Da's Orpheum Trilogy within the First Room Theatre Guild for over 25 years. He has a talent for communicating Adi Da's Revelation with insight, devotion, passion and humor.

Steve Brown


Testimonial from a participant in a recent retreat at the European Danda:


Beloved Adi Da,

Im very thankful for the retreat in the Danda. It is a very special place, has Big Energy and has touched my heart deeply. I would like to say thank You for coming and staying here, for allowing me to see and feel all the devotees that You Love. I will go with strong energy and love and I try ever and ever to give it back to You.

Love, Ilka


More Information


Three-Day Retreat

RETREAT TIME: Thursday, November 6 - Sunday, November 9, 2014.

This retreat is best started on 7:45pm, Thursday evening, so that all participants have the opportunity to fully enter into the depth of the retreat process.

RETREAT LANGUAGE: English, with support services in Dutch, German, and Finnish.

RETREAT COST: €420. Includes lodgings and meals for 4-day retreat.
Special Early Registration Price: 360. (Register by October 31 for this special price.)

Special rates for: unemployed, over-65's, or disabled; and devotees. More information here.



PLACE:
European Danda
Annendaalderweg 10
NL-6105 AT Maria Hoop
the Netherlands

Railway stations Echt, Roermond, Geilenkirchen close-by. Airports Eindhoven and Maastricht. Pick-up from railway stations possible.

You can register online here.

You can also register or ask for more information via phone or email:

  • United Kingdom: Tel. + 44 845 330 1008, or email:
    Flights go with Ryan Air from Stanstead to Eindhoven. Alternatively, some people drive and take the ferry. Concessionary rates may be available upon request.

  • Germany: Tel. + 49 30 21478179, or email: .

  • Holland: Tel. + 31 0475-484710, or email: publicretreats@adidam.nl.

  • All other countries: email us at publicretreats@adidam.nl.

If you are interested in coming, do let us know as we may be able to arrange a car share.

 

The Art Exhibition at the European Danda

Art Exhibition at the European Danda


More information about the Gallery here.

Videos of past retreats


Clips from recent retreats (including events and responses) at the European Danda.





Pictures from retreats


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April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda\

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda

April 2013 Retreat at the European Danda


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