There will be 3 guided sessions a day, plus groups, timed as follows (French time):

10am Instructions/ guided meditation

11am group meetings with Noon or Sumedha

3pm Talk or Q & A

6pm Guided meditation


There will also be the possibility of one to one meetings with Sumedha and Noon - you will be able to contact us during the retreat to make a time.


The retreat will be offered via the Zoom platform.  This can be downloaded for free (from google play store or direct from the Zoom website).  You will need a computer with at least audio possibility - if you have a camera/ video we will also be able to see each other on screen!  Once you have downloaded zoom, joining the retreat sessions is very simple: you will just need to click on the link for the live session that we will send you in the information when you book for the retreat. So please don't let the technological aspect put you off - we will make it as easy as possible.


If you miss a live session, the material will also be recorded and available each day via a link to a recordings folder that we will also send you at the beginning of the retreat.

Deepening roots

online meditation retreat
with Sumedha and Noon

Monday 1 June (evening) - Monday 8 June (morning)


Exploring some of the natural seeds in our own body-heart being of awareness, curiosity, energy, joy, tranquillity, focus and equanimity.  


In the Buddhist map these are called the seven factors of enlightenment.  They may appear far from our experience, yet they are open doorways that are already here in our own heart.


In this meditation retreat with time for dialogue, sharing and poetry, Sumedha and Noon will offer some earthy tools.  Opening windows together of fresh air, open views and new many possibilities within us.


Weaves through skin.
Being a body
Whose walls are flimsy, gluey spiderwebs.
Winds from what i thought was outside
blowing kisses to the closer winds,
touching, breathing into each other.
All of me only just noticeable.
All the way through.
Thoughts & feelings, still in this,
some smoothys, some jaggedy.
A here just being,
moving in the breeze,
so gently. 


is a co- founder of Ekuthuleni - see his bio in 'About Us'


Noon Baldwin
Focus of this retreat:

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Costs : 

The retreat will be offered on a dana (donation) basis and we wish to make it available for anyone who is interested, whatever your financial situation.  There is a small booking fee of Euro 40 which you will pay to register (non refundable) to cover our running and administration costs (including internet, electricity, ongoing insurance for the non profit, payment for Zoom pro etc).  This booking fee also includes Euro 10 to become a member of Association Ekuthuleni for one year, the non profit structure through which the retreat is held - it is a legal requirement in France that anyone who participates in the activities of the Association is a member. 


Dana or donations will be then be invited at the end of the retreat for Association Ekuthuleni, for the teachers and for the managers.

It is this way of participation and generosity that really keeps the Dharma rolling, as in dharma centers all over the world!


Content & Practicals

is a co- founder of Ekuthuleni - see her bio in 'About Us'


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