Ganesh House, Neduman, Kovalam, 695527, Kerala, Trivandrum, India
One Week or More Meditation Retreat Kerala
Relax and unwind, enjoy the magnificent views and the tranquil atmosphere. Away from tourist crowds yet close to the beaches of Kovalam near Trivandrum. Your experienced instructor and your hosts will ensure you settle quickly into a new daily routine with meditation sessions and tasty home-cooked meals by welcoming you into their home and lives.
Airport transfer included:
Trivandrum International Airport
Special menu request
Accommodation will be at Ganesh House in air-conditioned or non-airconditioned rooms. It is a local homestay close to the beach and a short walk to Kin-Hin Centre. It involves with responsible tourism and government approved, you can experience village life.
The program begins with an introduction to Zen practice at 4 p.m. on the arrival day and ends after breakfast on the departure day.
Usually, the daily schedule starts at 7 a.m. with a meditation, then followed by breakfast. Free time to relax and enjoy Kerala or go for site seeing.
At 5 p.m., you will again practice meditation with Karen. Then enjoy dinner at one of the many local restaurants, enjoy a traditional home-cooked Keralan from your hosts or prepare food for yourself in the fully equipped kitchen at your accommodation.
Karen came to India in 1997 for a three-week holiday and decided to make Kerala her home. For 10 years, she ran yoga and massage holidays in Kovalam. From 2007 until mid-2012, she lived, worked, served, and followed Zen at Bodhi Zendo, blessed to have guidance and support from a Zen master, AMA Samy. She then returned to the 'marketplace' and began a new chapter with Kin-Hin. She is also a qualified aromatherapist with over 20 years experience. Her diploma in holistic aromatherapy was obtained from the Tisserand Institute in London in 1993.