Blue Mountains Duntun Retreat

“The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation” Milarepa

September 24th – October 1st  2022

Without a foundation of samadhi, the many skillful methods of the Buddhist path will do little to transform our being. All Buddhist meditation is founded on the skillful practice of shamatha, that grounds us in our immediate reality; and the wisdom of vipashyana, that takes us beyond our habitual mind and opens us to the greater experience of awakening.

The Foundations of Samadhi programs will run as week-long retreats – düntüns or literally seven-day sessions, starting on Fridays or Saturdays, and ending a week later. The practice will be sitting meditation, combining shamatha and vipashyana as taught in the Tibetan Nyingma and Kagyu traditions.

Jakob Leschly  will lead the retreat, offering general instruction and individual interviews.  Jakob Leschly began his studies of Buddhism in 1974 and has studied with numerous great teachers, particularly Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Dudjom Rinpoche and Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. Jakob has been appointed by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche as a resident instructor in Australia

LOCATION: Katoomba –  Blue Mountains, NSW

DATE: The retreat will commence at 6pm Saturday 24th of September and finish at 10.20am Saturday 1st October. You may arrive at the venue from 2pm onward. Click on this link to see more details on the retreat.

REGISTRATION:  Please email Hugo Croci at [email protected] by clicking to register your interest in attending. Upon registration an information package outlining what to bring and further information will be emailed to you.

Places are limited so please complete your registration early and further details of the retreat will be forwarded to you.


  • $940 for SIA members
  • $990 for non members

CONTACT: Hugo Croci at [email protected]

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24 September 2022 - 1 October 2022

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