Meditation and Buddhism

Interested in learning about Buddhism and the practice of Buddhist meditation in a supportive retreat environment? Then come and join us, we offer a variety of weekend and week-long retreats that are a great introduction to meditation, ritual, the practice of silence, all in the beauty of the surroundings of Dhanakosa.

2022
December
2 Dec - 9 Dec Spaces padmasambhava and the vajra of awakening
Led by Amoghavira, Maitrivira, Shraddhadharani
9 Dec - 11 Dec Retreat Full

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weekend for women who have asked for ordination
Led by Candrika
16 Dec - 23 Dec Book By Phone Men's going for refuge retreat
Led by Abhayavaca, Amoghavira, Nayaka
23 Dec - 30 Dec Spaces Men's Winter
Led by Smritiratna
30 Dec - 6 Jan Retreat Full

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Women's Winter
Led by Parami, Acharashraddha, Moksadhi
2023
January
13 Jan - 20 Jan Spaces Opening to Life: An introduction to buddhism and meditation
Led by Siddhimala, Sraddhadharani
27 Jan - 3 Feb Spaces Turning the heart towards freedom
Led by Amoghavira, Pasadini
February
3 Feb - 17 Feb Spaces Total Immersion
Led by Paramananda, Tarakarunya
17 Feb - 24 Feb Spaces Kindness, Compassion, Rejoicing and Serenity
Led by Smritiratna, Sraddhadharani
24 Feb - 26 Feb Spaces Order Weekend
Led by Smritiratna
March
31 Mar - 7 Apr Spaces Exploring Buddhist Animism
Led by Dhivan, Nayaka
April
21 Apr - 28 Apr Spaces From Awareness to Wisdom
Led by vajradevi, Amoghavira, gunasiddhi
May
26 May - 2 Jun Spaces Mula Yoga Order Retreat
Led by Parami, Nayaka
July
7 Jul - 9 Jul Spaces sangha weekend
Led by maitrihridaya, dhiraka
August
4 Aug - 11 Aug Spaces Embodied Courage - women's meditation
Led by Pasadini, Viryadevi
11 Aug - 18 Aug Spaces A heart as wide as the world
Led by dhiraka, Maitrivira
October
3 Oct - 13 Oct Spaces Dhyana & emptiness
Led by Tejananda
20 Oct - 27 Oct Spaces Autumn rain on Still Waters: Contemplating the five Skandas
Led by Nayaka, Subhanaya
27 Oct - 30 Oct Book By Phone Women's Order Weekend
Led by Regional Order Convenor
November
10 Nov - 17 Nov Spaces Mindfulness & the Path to Freedom
Led by singhashri, Siddhimala
24 Nov - 26 Nov Spaces Introductory Weekend
Led by Amoghavira, Pasadini
December
1 Dec - 8 Dec Spaces Living presence - Focusing and meditation
Led by Srisambhava, Maitrivira
8 Dec - 10 Dec Book By Phone weekend for women who have asked for ordination
Led by Saddhavati
15 Dec - 22 Dec Book By Phone Men's going for refuge retreat
Led by Abhayavaca, Amoghavira, Nayaka
22 Dec - 30 Dec Spaces Men's Winter
Led by Smritiratna
29 Dec - 5 Jan Spaces Women’s Winter Retreat
Led by Parami, Acharashraddha, Moksadhi