Connie: "The retreat gave me a deeper understanding
why someone chooses a spiritual way of life and what this can
do for you when you are open to it and allow it to happen. Despite
the full program, I experienced a great deal of peace and joy."
a retreatant: "I came to this retreat
feeling afraid and exhausted and I am leaving feeling relaxed
and very full. It is one of the first moments in my entire life
that I feel totally understood."
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 donít 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: "This retreat
brought me peace, relaxation, emptiness, happiness and giving.
I have gotten to know interesting and very nice people that
I otherwise would have never met.
The surroundings were beautiful and a new source of philosophical
information was given that is very useful."
Shiva Najaf Nejad: "he
retreat gave me an answer to what happiness to me really is.
I am happy and can now allow myself to feel this more in my
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 Ė 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 Iím 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 itís teachings. I am very
happy I did. Thank you so much for having us. It is amazing
to be here and experience Adi Daís legacy. You are all very
open and giving."
Mandala Retreat Center
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