Spiritual Retreats with John David

Christmas Retreat​

22 - 26 Dec • Open Sky House Germany

Your Self Realisation is the greatest gift you can render to the world – Sri Ramana Maharshi

Spend the Christmas Holiday in company of a loving group. Explore yourself and take part in our joyful Christmas Celebration. 

Outer Sangha

1 – 3 March • Open Sky House Hitdorf

The Outer Sangha is a community of people who dedicate themselves to truth and accompany each other on the spiritual path. The International Sangha Group is a dedicated group closely connected to John David and the Open Sky Community.

Vipassana Island Retreat

15 – 17 March • Open Sky Villa Spain

A shortened and intensified way of a classic Vipassana Course. Spend a whole weekend with yourself, sitting in silence in the supportive energy of a meditating group, the Open Sky House Community and John David who has been guiding people into their hearts and essence for 25 years.

Peace Retreat - Easter

28 March – 1 April • Open Sky House Hitdorf

Your Heart can open and you can rest in your Being in the deeply nourishing environment of Satsang. Step away from your daily life and stories and realize you are already home, already Free.

Vipassana Island Retreat

12 – 14 April • Open Sky House Hitdorf

A shortened and intensified way of a classic Vipassana Course. Spend a whole weekend with yourself, sitting in silence in the supportive energy of a meditating group, the Open Sky House Community and John David who has been guiding people into their hearts and essence for 25 years.

Volunteer Week

15 – 21 April • Open Sky House Hitdorf

Join the flow of the community and take the chance and discover how spirituality can be lived in everyday life. Come one week for free as a volunteer, meet like-hearted people and take part in the daily activities and mediations of the community and the evening programs.

Meditation Weekend retreat

26 – 28 April • Open Sky House Hitdorf

In this weekend members of the Community will introduce you to a variety of still and active meditation practices. In Satsang with John David you can ask questions and share your experiences. 

Whitsun Retreat

17 – 26 May • Open Sky Villa Spain

Join this 9-day retreat with John David at the beautific Open Sky Villa which offers you a glimpse of what you truly are. The deeply nourishing environment of Satsang supports you to step away from your daily life and stories and realise you are already home, already free.

Open Day Weekend

12 - 14 July • Open Sky House Germany

We invite you to celebrate with us! During the upcoming open house weekend we will offer various workshops, concerts, satsang meetings and other activities. The weekend will be a lively celebration and a great opportunity to meet old and new friends and get to know the Open Sky House community. 

Volunteer Week

15 – 21 July • Open Sky House Hitdorf

Join the flow of the community and take the chance and discover how spirituality can be lived in everyday life. Come one week for free as a volunteer, meet like-hearted people and take part in the daily activities and mediations of the community and the evening programs.

Spain Summer Retreat

30 August – 15 September  • Open Sky Villa Spain

John David has been dedicated to guiding hundreds of sincere seekers of Truth to Freedom for more than 25 years. His message is not only in his words but also in his Strong and Loving Energy and Presence. Enjoy the amazing Beauty of the Open Sky Villa, only 3min from the Mediterranean.

Spiritual India Retreat 2025

20 January - 9 February 2025 • Tiruvannamalai, South India

join us for a Pilgrimage to one of India’s most powerful spiritual sanctuaries at the feet of Arunachala Mountain. In January 2023, John David and the Open Sky House Community will offer the 22nd Indian Retreat in Hommage to Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi, the Saint of Arunachala.