When is it happening?
18th to 24th September 2022
Where is it happening?
At a beautiful, quaint villa in Kasauli Hills, about a 90-minute drive
from Chandigarh. We’re keeping the exact location a secret for the
time being and will reveal the location a few weeks before the Retreat.
Oh, what joy it will be to see the wonder on your faces when we give
you the name.
Dotted with dense, timbered woods, Kasauli is perched in the Solan
district in the charming state of Himachal Pradesh. Kasauli Hills are
famed for their picture-perfect surroundings and magnificent
How to get there?
Kasauli is very close to Chandigarh (65 km) and Kalka (40 km), and
the best way to reach Kasauli is through Chandigarh or Kalka. Kalka
has the nearest broad gauge railway station and Chandigarh has the
nearest airport. If you are having trouble arranging your last mile
arrival at the Retreat, do get in touch with us at
So, when do I get there and when do I leave?
No matter what mode of transport you choose to reach Kasauli, it is a time-taking
task. So plan to reach there by early afternoon on the 18th of September.
We kickoff the Retreat at 5pm on the same day. Ease in, have dinner with your
co-attendees, and have a word with the facilitators. Settle in for a good night’s
sleep so we can start nice and early on the following day. The Retreat will be
conducted full day each from 19th to 23rd September. You should plan to
leave for your destination on midday of 24th.
How many participants will there be in all?
16 at the maximum. The idea is to create an intimate group of people
who are serious about their creative transformation and can be
cheerleaders for each other’s creative journey. We also ensure that we
have a diverse and varied lot across creative domains and experience
levels so that when the journeys intersect, there are enough
experiences and stories to take solace in.
What’s the accommodation like?
The property in Kasauli we have chosen for the September 2022 Retreat
is a spacious, quaint and homely villa. It offers 8 rooms with double
occupancy and one attic-style room that accommodates 4 people. There
will be a maximum of 16 attendees along with 2 facilitators at the Retreat.
How much does it cost?
INR 72,500 + government taxes. For details on where your money
goes and what’s included and what’s not, please click here.
What’s the day-wise journey like?
Unpacking – letting go of the old baggage you’ve been carrying
Creating space for a new journey of transformation
Discovering oneself through an inner journey and clearing the past
Introduction to creative purpose
Meeting your travel partners – the friends and foes of creativity
Soul searching with things that matter and things that don’t
Reflection and time travel
The journey of creative purpose
Creative recovery through inner journey
Unblocking and overcoming limiting beliefs
Passion projects introduction
Finalising the creative destination
Unravelling of creative purpose
Manifestation of creative purpose
Passion project discussions
Intensive creative recovery with deeper inner journey
Planning the creative life journey
Planning passion projects
Building a creativity mindset
Creativity techniques and idea generation – 111 ideas per passion project to be developed. Why 111? Why not?
Fine-tuning travel plans
Day 1 of new journey and rules of the road
Where it all comes together
Handling the roadblocks – fame, critics, failure, blockages, u-turns, judgement, skepticism and other creativity demons
Staying in the creative flow
A note from the property owners
We love our plants and each time you pluck a flower or destroy our plants, our heart sinks. Please help us maintain our greenery. This is something we are very strict about.
We are located in a serene quiet area. As such, loud music after 10.30 pm invites instant complaints from the locals. Make your holiday stress free and play your music soft.
Water is a precious commodity. Please do not wash clothes in rooms and bathrooms. This would invite a penalty. You may give your laundry to the staff who will arrange for it to be cleaned at a Laundromat as per their charges and conveyance cost.
Drugs are strongly prohibited at the property. Anybody found in possession of, or doing drugs will be asked to leave the property immediately. There will be no refund in such a case.
We understand that everybody enjoys their drinks and we expect you to respect other people’s enjoyment as well. Drunk and disorderly conduct or disturbing other guests’ peace will not be tolerated and will result in expulsion from the property.
No food will be served/eaten in the rooms.
Housekeeping/Cleaning and bedsheet change(s) should be informed before 1200 hrs.
Soiling of sheets/carpets and damaging rooms will be charged extra.
Linen, including towels, are changed every third day. Please hand over towels for drying to the home staff.
Tissue papers, chips packets and other disposables are to be thrown in the dustbins provided. No littering is allowed.
All breakages/damages will be charged.