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Our meditation courses and retreats are an ideal way to get a gain experience of meditation and inner peace. These courses examine a particular topic in greater depth than would be possible in a drop-in meditation class.

Our courses and retreats are open to everyone and are suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners. For more information about specific courses or retreats, select a course from the list below or the menu on the right.


Nyungne Retreat - A Purifying Ritual Practice • 5-7 May
Fri 5 May - Sun 7 May
This special fasting and purification retreat is performed in conjunction with the...
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Dealing With Loss & Change | Sat 13 May
Saturday 13 May · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Buddhism presents scientific methods for improving our happiness and good qualities. The practices presented in Kadampa Buddhism are particularly suitable for our busy modern lives and enable us to transform problems into causes of happiness, improve relationships and create lasting inner peace. On this day course Gen Kelsang Dornying will explain some of the various mind-training techniques taught by Buddha and how to apply them both in meditation and daily life. By practising these instructions we will be able to let go of anger, anxiety and other painful thoughts and feelings, and replace them with peaceful, positive states of mind.
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The Art of Acceptance | Sat 20 May
Saturday 20 May · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
with Buddhist Monk Gen Kelsang Dawa
When things go wrong in our life and we encounter difficult situations...
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Love, Kindness, Happiness • 10-11 Jun
Sat 10 Jun - Sun 11 Jun
Meditation is a scientific method to transform our human nature from bad...
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How to Transform Your Life • Summer Festival Review • Weekend Course & Retreat • Aug 25-29
Fri 25 Aug - Tue 29 Aug
Fri 25 Aug - Tue 29 Aug
Following the NKT International Summer Festival in the UK visiting international teacher Gen...
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Concentration & Wisdom • A Special Weekend Course & Silent Retreat • 22-28 Sep
Fri 22 Sep - Thu 28 Sep
With concentration our mind becomes bright and clear like a cloudless sky,...
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