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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.


Amitayus Retreat | 25-26 Mar
Sat 25 Mar - Sun 26 Mar
These weekend meditation retreats are suitable for everyone, and provide an excellent introduction to meditation.
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Love, Desire, Attachment | Sat 1 Apr
Saturday 1 April · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
with Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Dornying
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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Wisdom, Merit & Long Life • White Tara Self-generation Silent Retreat • 17-21 Apr
Mon 17 Apr - Fri 21 Apr
Empowered by White Tara’s powerful blessings and inspired by Gen Rabten’s teachings,...
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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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