Zen/Work Retreat led by Jacky Demmers, July 2017

Jacky Demmers

Jacky Demmers

“Go beyond the forms of the day and you will see rosary after rosary.” – Rumi


The program starts in the morning at half past six, four hours a day meditating and working three to four hours.
Meditative walks are among the possibilities.
Experience of meditation is required and complete silence is practised during the retreat.
The work will include: the vegetable garden, maintenance of trails and forest logging, odd jobs in and around the yard, domestic services.
In addition, there is time for relaxing, walking, swimming, etc.


The retreat is led by Jacky Demmers. In June 2017 she received transmission from her teacher Niko Tydeman Sensei.
Since 2006 the Kshanti Foundation has organized a Zen/work retreat at Les Gavatxes, for which there has been international interest.


Zen retreat work starts on Saturday, July 15 at 19:00 and ends on Sunday, July 22 at 12.00. In order to connect with the bus on Sunday, an extra night is possible.


The cost for the eight-day Zen work/retreat is €360, including meals and accommodation. Please pay the full amount at the latest one month before the retreat to the bank account: NL24TRIO 0197 8927 01 in the name of Kshanti Foundation. If the cost is a barrier for you but you would still like to participate, please contact Jacky or Les Gavatxes to discuss a reduction.

You can pay via PayPal using your PayPal account or a credit card here:

Practical information

Maximum number of participants: 20
Information from Les Gavatxes, 0034 972 192022 / info@lesgavatxes.es or Jacky Demmers, pjotr48@hetnet.nl

For further information please see: www.lesgavatxes.es.


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