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Marma Retreat & Course with Vaidyas Harsha & Pavani Raju

Byron Shire, NSW Australia | April 2-8, 2025

Advanced Ayurvedic Techniques in Marma and Pulse Diagnosis & Self-Referral Healing in this intimate and exclusive retreat with world-renowned Ayurvedic doctors: Vaidyas Harsha & Pavanī Raju.

This is an unparalleled knowledge retreat.

This retreat is for two types of people:

1. Those who want to learn & receive deep self-healing practices under the guidance of expert Vaidyas. This is not just a retreat, it is a specialised 7-day treatment.

2. Health practitioners of any modality who want to expand their repertoire of healing techniques and develop dhanvantari siddhis (healing capabilities). 

Spaces are limited to ensure an intimate experience and to preserve the potency of this rare and ancient wisdom. 

Our Retreat Destination

Wybalena Organic Farm, Byron Shire, NSW | April 2-8, 2025

Wybalena Organic Farm is set amongst serene countryside and untouched bushland within the Byron Bay hinterland, NSW Australia.

*Limited availabilities to stay on-site*
and will book out.

“Day-tripper” options available but also are limited.

Some of The

Techniques & Knowledge You Will Take Home

Sūkṣma Marma: Vital Point Therapy

“Marma points” are the store houses of concentrated prāṇa (life-force energy) located throughout the body. Marma points are the source of knowledge for acupuncture points. 

Most marma knowledge has been lost, but the Raju family hold rare expert knowledge in marma.

Learn techniques to enliven the marmas on the subtle and powerful (sūkṣma) levels of the physiology to heal, protect and enliven various layers of yourself and others.

This sacred knowledge is to be practiced under the guidance of the Vaidyas only.

Self-Pulse Therapy & Pulse-Diagnosis

 

Feeling your own pulse is a self-referral mechanism that triggers self-healing.

While meditation is transcendental, self-pulse expands consciousness with awareness.

Experience unbounded awareness while simultaneously receiving dynamic information. Know your body, mind, emotional body and higher Self on a deep level.

The Raju family are considered to be the foremost masters in pulse diagnosis in the world today.

Each day you will deepen and expand pulse and marma practices and knowledge as the group synthesis each-other’s energy and experiences while giving and receiving the techniques taught.

Upadeśa (Initiation) 

There is no guarantee of what you learn and receive on this retreat.

We cannot guarantee any set program, for it is based on the collective consciousness, experiences and questions of the group and what you bring to the sessions at the time.

Each student can receive personalised initiation and instruction (upadeśa) into various methods, as well as personalised assessment and feedback from the Vaidyas based on your techniques.

There is a registration process to join the retreat to maintain a certain level of knowledge within the group. 

+ learn Medical Astrology (Jyotish Cikitsa) & More

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

7.00-8.00am Group Meditation (optional)

8.00-9.30am Breakfast

9.30-12.00pm Knowledge & Practical Session with the Vaidyas

12.00-1.30pm Lunch

1.30-2.30pm Free Time / Private Session with the Vaidya

2.30pm-4.30pm Knowledge & Practical Session with the Vaidyas

4.30pm-5.30pm Free Time

5.30-6.30pm Group Meditation (optional)

6.30pm-7.30pm Banana Treatment (optional)

6.30-8.30pm Dinner

8.30pm-10.00pm Knowledge & Practical Session with the Vaidyas

JOIN VAIDYA HARSHA AND VAIDYA PAVANI RAJU FOR A DEEP AND INTIMATE IN-PERSON EXPERIENCE

Accomodation & Attendence Options

Early Bird discount is available until October 31st, 2024.

PRIVATE COUPLE’S CABIN

AUD $5000
Early Bird: AUD $4600
per person

*ONLY ONE AVAILABLE, ENQUIRE WITHIN

  • Option to configure as one king bed or split into two single beds.
  • This cabin is for a couple or two friends to share.
  • Private cabin with built in wardrobe, bathroom, living room, kitchen, dining table and deck to enjoy the country views.
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning in the living space and ceiling fan in the bedroom
  • 3 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals & teas daily

PRIVATE ROOM IN 2-BEDROOM CABIN

AUD $4300
Early Bird: AUD $3900 – single in private room, double bed
Early Bird: AUD $3700 – couple in private room, queen bed
per person

*ONLY TWO CABINS AVAILABLE, ENQUIRE WITHIN

  • One of two bedrooms (one queen & one double) with built in wardrobes in a private cabin.
  • Shared modern bathroom, living room, kitchen, dining table and deck to enjoy the country views.
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning in the main living spaces and fans in the bedrooms.
  • 3 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals & teas daily
 

KING ENSUITE IN MAIN HOUSE

AUD $4900
Early Bird: AUD $4800 – single in private room, king bed
Early Bird: AUD $3900 – couple in private room, king bed
per person

*ONLY TWO ROOMS AVAILABLE, ENQUIRE WITHIN

  • King bed with ensuite
  • Large glass windows showcase beautiful country views and wrap around veranda that flows onto the property.
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning in the main living spaces and pedestal fans in the bedrooms.
  • 3 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals & teas daily
 

ENSUITE GARDEN ROOM

AUD $4300
Early Bird: AUD $3900
per person

*ONLY FOUR AVAILABLE, ENQUIRE WITHIN

  • The perfect oasis for guests wanting a self contained and private space.
  • Surrounded by lush gardens, each bedroom as has it’s own entrance, double bed, farmhouse style ensuite, plus reverse cycle air conditioning and ceiling fan for comfort.
  • The four Garden Rooms share a deck to enjoy the sunshine and fresh country air.
  • 3 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals & teas daily

SINGLE ROOM IN MAIN HOUSE

AUD $3900
Early Bird: AUD $3500
per person

*ONLY TWO ROOMS AVAILABLE, ENQUIRE WITHIN

  • Private room with double bed
  • Shared bathroom with one other bedroom and the main house
  • Large glass windows showcase beautiful country views and wrap around veranda that flows onto the property.
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning in the main living spaces and pedestal fans in the bedrooms.
  • 3 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals & teas daily
 

BANKSIA SHARED ROOM

AUD $3600
Early Bird: AUD $3200
per person

*ONLY THREE AVAILABLE, ENQUIRE WITHIN

    • Large twin-share bedrooms with divider screens in-between the beds.
    • Three “Banksia rooms” share two modern farmhouse bathrooms at either end of the hallway.
    • Reverse cycle air-conditioning and ceiling fans in each room,
    • 3 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals & teas daily

CAMPING

AUD $3200
Early Bird: AUD $2900
per person

*LIMITED CAMPING SITES AVAILABLE

  • Quiet relaxing camping spots 
  • Access to pool, sauna, cold-plunge, showers and toilets.
  • 3 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals & teas daily
 

DAY-TRIPPER

AUD $2900
Early Bird: AUD $2600
per person

  • Full participation in the whole retreat, except breakfast.
  • Arrange your own accomodation.
  • Access to pool, sauna, cold-plunge and toilets.
  • 2 vegetarian Ayurvedic meals daily  (NO breakfast, or breakfast at additional cost $250)
Photos by Leeroy T. 

INCLUDED IN YOUR EXPERIENCE:

  • 7 days, 6 nights
  • Vegetarian meals and teas
  • 3x daily knowledge talks and practical sessions with Vaidyas Pavani & Harsha Raju
  • Instructions for Specialised Ayurvedic techniques, individual and in group sessions
  • Personalised going home program
  • Follow up group calls and sessions with the Vaidyas online.
  • Once you join the retreat, you will be invited to the retreat group community chat, where we continue to ask and share knowledge. You can also coordinate sharing accomodation, airport transfers and carpooling, if you wish to.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Anyone who wants to enrich their knowledge.
  • Any health practitioner, therapist, yoga therapist, meditation teacher, coach or any student of health and healing modalities.
  • For Ayurvedic practitioners or students.
  • Anyone brand new to Ayurveda but has some pre-requisite knowledge and experience in the Vedas (e.g. practitioner of regular meditation)
  • Introductory Self-Pulse Course with the Raju Family or any pulse course with the Raju family or Dylan Smith (this can be arranged before hand).
  • Practice self-pulse as much as you can in the lead up!
  • International and domestic flights to Byron Bay area and transfers to the retreat centre (we can help you coordinate car pooling)
  • Private consultations, marma sessions and Banana Treatment with the Vaidyas

The catering team creates delicious meals that cater to all dietary preferences. There are many gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options to choose from. Once you have completed registration, we will be in touch to discuss with you any dietary preferences you have, if any.

Vaidya Harsha and Vaidya Pavani are available for a limited number of Marma Banana Treatments (MBT) on retreat. Private consultations are NOT available as we prioritise group and one-on-one learning sessions.

It is recommended to have a private consultation with the Vaidya the day before at the Vital Veda clinic in Ocean Shores, Byron, NSW, or elsewhere while they are on their 2025 Australia tour.

A non-refundable AUD $1000 deposit is required to hold your space for our retreat.

If you are paying in instalments, the second payment (50% of the remaining balance) is due by November 1st, 2024.

The final (third) balance is due by February 1st, 2025.

Absolutely. Doing BT for 3-5 days while on retreat allows for a deepening into the treatment due to the levels of relaxation, less demands, meals provided for you, and the other healing you will be receiving from the techniques being learnt enhances the BT effect. You can request for milk rice from our catering team.

The Vaidyas recommend doing BT every second day so that you can eat normal food. This way, you have more energy for the marma practice.

The AUD $1000 deposit is non-refundable.

The remaining fee is refundable up to February 1st, 2025, after that date it becomes non-refundable.

We strongly encourage the purchase of “trip cancellation insurance” for protection against any potential loss of fees.

Yes, if they are respectful and quite within the wisdom and practical sessions. Young babies are fine. 

Children can be present during the sessions if they are quite. If not, the venue is a large farm with plenty of land + a communal living room for children to play. If your child is a loud one, we recommend hiring a nanny/carer to look after them while you immerse in the learning.

If your child or nanny/carer is eating the catered food, there will be a catering fee for them.

Online Community

There will be a “WhatsApp group” where we will make announcements, share knowledge and experiences and for all participants to communicate with each other, from arranging to share accommodation (if you are staying outside the retreat centre) and other practical information and announcements.

EXPERIENCE A LIFE-CHANGING 7 DAYS OF AYURVEDIC WISDOM, DEEP AND BLISSFUL HEALING, AND NEW CONNECTIONS WITH OTHER LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE.

Join Vaidya’s Harsha & Pavani in Byron Shire, NSW for one of the most healing and empowering experiences available: one that will enliven you for decades to come.

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