June 9 – June 14 2016, at Sangsurya, Byron Bay

Join us for five days, celebrating the tender and resilient human heart of being human. We will explore the ways that deep and reliable joy arises in both happy and difficult circumstances. We’ll use the ‘skillful means’ of meditation, writing from the felt-sense, mosaics and creativity, to allow joy – one of the ‘divine abodes’ on the Buddhist path – to express itself in language and image.

Teachers: Subhana Barzaghi & Joyce Kornblatt.

Download the Retreat Flyer here, and the  Registration Form here.

Subhana has been teaching Zen and Insight Buddhist meditation retreats since 1991, throughout Australia and New Zealand. She is an authorized Zen Roshi in the Diamond Sangha. She is the resident teacher of the Sydney Zen Centre; the founder of Kuan Yin Meditation Centre, in Lismore; and a founding teacher of Blue Gum Sangha, in Sydney.


Joyce has practiced Buddhist meditation for decades, is a writer and Hakomi-trained psychotherapist. She is the founding teacher of Cloud Refuge Sangha, in Blackheath, in the Blue Mountains.