Special Events > Berkeley, CA FREE Retreat: Where Is Happiness? March 2018

Berkeley, California FREE Retreat: Where Is Happiness?

Saturday, March 31 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
Place: Redwood Gardens, 2951 Derby Street, Berkeley, California
Cost: FREE
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Retreat Overview

Where Is Happiness?

The fundamental human urge and need is not food, sex, power, "things", or even physical survival. The fundamental human urge and need is happiness — but not in the mere "satisfaction-of-self" sense. The fundamental human urge and need is ecstasy.

Avatar Adi Da Samraj

Everybody wants to be happy, but how do you actually "do" happiness?

Please join us to find out more about true happiness in this FREE, two-day retreat in Berkeley, California.

This retreat is based on, and inspired by, the wisdom of Adi Da Samraj and includes:

  • meditation
  • yoga lessons
  • video presentations
  • group considerations
  • personal stories
  • delicious vegetarian meals.

The complete weekend program, including workbook and materials, are offered for free. You only pay a contribution of $45 for food and drinks during the retreat. Overnight accomodation is not included.

You can sign-up on our website www.whereishappiness.org. Your registration is complete with the payment of $45. Canceling your registration is free up to 10 days before the retreat begins. After that there is no return of your deposit.

For more information please write to ncal@whereishappiness.org or call 707-350-3050.

The retreats are hosted by a team of experienced and long time practitioners of Adi Das Teachings who guide the retreat program in an inspiring fashion.

All service to these retreats is offered on a volunteer basis.

We are happy that — through these retreats — we can make this essential wisdom available to a large audience around the world. We hope, in this way, that we can make a contribution to the well being, peace, tolerance and enlightenment of all beings on this planet.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you on retreat!

Retreat Testimonials

Each retreat has proven to be inspiring and thought-provoking, and for some, even life-changing. Here are some testimonials from past retreatants.

Yi Wen Hsia: "It brought me clarity in my questions and clarified my path and what moves me. It moved me deeply and effected me strongly. It helped taking a much deeper look at myself. I very much like to learn about it and am open for it."

Iren Winterkorn: "Brought peace and awareness and understand ego as activity."

Ciska Janssen: "Despite the fact that I dont understand things it has brought me more understanding and insight. This sounds paradoxical, but this is the way I feel it. Letting go has become more important, but difficult."

Kees van Ekeren: "Brought peace, relaxation, emptiness and giving. I have gotten to know interesting and nice people that I otherwise would have never met. Beautiful surroundings and a new source of philosophical information."

Shiva Najaf Nejad: "This retreat gave me an answer to what happiness means to me. I am happy and can allow myself to feel this more in my whole body."

Jeff van Haarlem: "It has brought me in contact (relationship) with Adi Da Samraj in a very nice, beautiful and penetrating way. And with nice and wonderful people."

Monique Marten: "It was a very nice group of people both participants and hosts. I felt that all people and opinions where respected and that made me feel save to express myself. Everything was very nicely and lovingly served, including food, the rooms etc. The energy was very nice. In that sense I feel invited to come again. It was an acknowledgment and recognition for what is important for me. From a new angle, but in essence the same. Feeling of enrichment and gratitude."

Soraya: "It led me to seeing things from a different angle. It showed me that more people than I thought of are having a warm and open heart as I do. It made me think of ways Im doing in my live that prevent myself from being happy. Gave me some rest."

Mariso Acchiardo: "I always like the Teaching of Adi Da and this was the first time I could discuss this with other people that were interested in the same subjects and teachings. I really enjoy this and loved the interaction with the guides. Had many deep insights throughout the whole weekend, many tools to take home. And I am really looking forward to go home and implement this teaching in my daily live. Thank you so much. Timo Jansen: I felt a big pull to come and check out your school and its teachings. I am very happy I did. Thank you so much for having us. It is amazing to be here and experience Adi Das legacy. You are all very open and giving."

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