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Ixopo Buddhist Retreat Centre

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Kwa Zulu Natal South Africa

October 2021

POETRY COURSE (IXOPO, KZN)

29th October 2021 @ 9:00 am - 31st October 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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This course will help you to connect with themes and images that need expression and exploration. Learning to condense or distil your inquiry can help with insight and clarity. Working with rhythm and rhyme, off-and-half-rhymes, and with antonyms and synonyms, can break open meaning in new and unexpected ways. Please bring a thesaurus and a rhyming dictionary if you have one. Dawn will bring hers to share. Please email bookings@brcixopo.co.za for more information and booking.

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November 2021

WRITING OUR ANCESTRAL STORIES: SHIFTING THE PAST INTO NEW FUTURES (IXOPO, KZN)

2nd November 2021 @ 9:00 am - 7th November 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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What story were you born into? What story will you pass on to future generations? We are all born into circumstances that are not of our choosing – historical, political, cultural, spiritual, geographical, mythological, genetic, epigenetic. This writing course is an invitation to explore what you have inherited from those who came before you, and how this affects your life, often in ways that are just below consciousness. We will investigate whether these attributes and attitudes are helpful or harmful…

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June 2022

The Poetry In Mindfulness (IXOPO)

June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm
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Linda Kaoma’s poetry workshops are spaces for mindfulness, reflection, and self-care. She fuses poetry writing with meditation, yoga, breathwork, and meditative movement. Poetry’s emotive quality lends us the space to explore our feelings and experience deep moments of reflection. It also allows us to take ordinary realities or stories and adorn them with figures of speech and other jewels, thus allowing us to rethink, relook and refeel our current lived stories and narratives. This poetry workshop will include time for play to…

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