The following group retreats can be attended for just a day, the weekend or the whole week and are an ideal next step after attending a beginner’s weekend and drop-in classes. Meditating and praying in a group is very powerful and creates a very positive energy.
These group retreats are ideal for those with some experience of meditation and/or Buddhist practices who wish to gain a deeper level of practice. If you are unable to attend any guided sessions and are unfamiliar with the practices then please contact email@example.com before booking one of these retreats.
To book a place on any of these group retreats, or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating Buddha’s Enlightenment
Nyungnay Purifying Ritual Practice
7th-9th April 2017
We celebrate this day with a very special 2-day retreat. You are welcome to join us for one or both days.
The retreat is a two day fasting and purification practice done in conjunction with beautiful prayers to 1,000 Armed Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion. It is the traditional way to celebrate Buddha’s Enlightenment Day, called Nyungay in Tibetan.
Please note: you must take the precepts each day in order to attend the other sessions.
Friday 7 April
Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 April
6.30am Mahayana Precepts (please note: you must take the precepts each day in order to attend the other sessions.)
session times: 7am, 11am, 4pm
7th-14th july 2017
Accumulate positive mental energy and receive the inspiration essential for our spiritual progress. This retreat consists of reciting prayers, making mandala offerings and meditating on Guru Yoga; a way to receive powerful blessings from all the Buddhas through our Spiritual Guide.
The retreat will be unguided.
21st-27th August 2017
The stages of the path to enlightenment, or Lamrim in Tibetan, is the backbone of Kadampa Buddhism.
Lamrim is a special set of instructions that includes all the essential teachings of Buddha Shakyamuni arranged in such a way that all his Hinayana and Mahayana teachings can be put into practice in a single meditation session.