Moksadhi (she/her) first encountered Buddhism in Nepal in 2012 and has been following the Buddhist path ever since. Her passions lie in exploring external and internal aspects of wilderness. Her practice follows an embodied approach to finding qualities of spaciousness, wildness and freedom in both meditation and movement. Moksadhi was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order in 2019. She is currently training to become a yoga teacher with Bodhiyoga and regularly leads retreats at Dhanakosa.
Friday, 14 April 2023 to Friday, 21 April 2023 2023
In this going deeper retreat we will take an embodied approach to exploring our experience as elemental beings, alive in a living world. We will use dance and movement, alongside nature awareness practice and meditation to awaken our senses to the different elements of the surrounding landscape, cultivating a deeper sense of connection to ourselves and our world.
Saturday, 8 May 2021 2021
A series of Dharma micro-adventures live from the Scottish Highlands!
Saturdays May 8, 15, 22
First daily session (2 hrs): IE & UK 07:30 | Europe CET 08:30 | India 12:00 | Australia AEDT 16.30 | New Zealand 18.30
Second daily session (2 hrs): USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30 | Australia AEDT 04.00 (next day) | New Zealand 06.00 (next day)
Saturday, 13 March 2021 to Thursday, 18 March 2021 2021
This is a low time commitment online retreat from Dhanakosa to help us discover how we can use the five skandhas as a reflection scheme in everyday life. It will take a practical and accessible look at this traditional list, reflection on which is said to lead to awakening.
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 2021
When I give, I give myself
February 10th 2021 1015 - 1300 (GMT)
The poet Walt Whitman writes "Behold, I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself".
You're welcome to join Moksadhi online in exploring the practice of generosity and gratitude, both giving and receiving. We'll spend the morning exploring the theme through the practice of meditation, a short talk and small group reflections.
Friday, 22 January 2021 to Sunday, 24 January 2021 2021
The online weekend retreat offers an excellent short introduction to Buddhism and Meditation. We will be explore together how integrating the practice of meditation and the principles of Buddhism into our lives can give us a fresh outlook and guide us towards more freedom and joy.
"Just as the mighty ocean has but one taste, the taste of salt, even so the Dharma-vinaya (Buddhism) has but one taste, the taste of Freedom".
During the retreat we will explore two traditional meditation practices and give you grounding in the basic principles of Buddhism.
Friday, 9 October 2020 to Sunday, 11 October 2020 2020
The online introductory weekend offers an excellent short introduction to Buddhism and Meditation. We will cover two simple traditional meditation practices and give you grounding in the basic principles of Buddhism. They provide an ideal situation in which to take a fresh look at yourself and your life.
The online retreat will run on the zoom meeting platform. This works in most web browsers, and you can also get free apps for all major mobile platforms too. You don’t need to pay for an account to take part.
Friday, 9 August 2024 to Friday, 16 August 2024 2024
This retreat will take a playful approach to reconnecting with the body through the elemental experience of water and through movement. Each day we will have the opportunity to swim in the local lochs and rivers as well as other explorations of water and wet places. We will also be using movement to support embodiment and connection. There will also be introductory meditation teaching, daily collective meditation practice, and a practical contemporary look at some traditional Buddhist teachings.
Friday, 14 June 2024 to Friday, 21 June 2024 2024
This retreat will take an embodied approach to the traditional Buddhist practice of the Brahma Viharas – the cultivation of loving kindness, compassion, joyful resonance and equanimity.
Friday, 12 April 2024 to Sunday, 14 April 2024 2024
These retreats are an excellent short introduction to Buddhism and Meditation. We will cover an introduction to two traditional Buddhist meditations: the mindfulness of breathing and the development of loving kindness (Metta Bhavana). We will also introduce some key elements of the Buddhist tradition. As well as giving a grounding in the basic principles of Buddhism and meditation, these retreats are an ideal reflective situation in which to take a fresh look at ourselves.
Friday, 30 December 2022 to Friday, 6 January 2023 2023
This popular retreat is held over a particularly reflective time of year. It offers an opportunity to look back over the previous year and to anticipate the next - with meditation, discussion, Dharma study and a big ritual on New Year’s Eve. This retreat is for Mitras in the Triratna Buddhist Community who wish to deepen their Buddhist practice and who have been on at least one week-long retreat.
For more information read the retreat information sheet.