Srisambhava

Srisambhava learnt Buddhist meditation in 1986 while working for a community health project in London. She was ordained in 1993 and worked full-time at the London Buddhist Centre teaching meditation and Dharma classes.

In 2002 Srisambhava left London, via India and New Zealand, for the hills of North Wales where she currently lives with her partner. Alongside co-leading meditation and Dharma retreats, she has been exploring the gentle, body based process of Focusing.

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padmasambhava and the heart of awakening

Friday, 3 November 2017 to Friday, 10 November 2017
2017

The retreat will draw on the inspiration of Padmasambhava, Tantric Guru, who was invited to Tibet to transform the deeper, more unruly forces of the mind.  Through meditation, silence and ritual we will explore the ‘Heart of Awakening’ practice which he taught.

For more information, read the retreat information sheet. 

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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The body's deeper knowing - focusing and meditation

Friday, 24 February 2017 to Friday, 3 March 2017
2017

When we turn toward our experience, with compassionate curiosity, we have access to a deeper, more bodily knowing that can bring healing and freedom.  Combining Focusing with meditation and ritual we will explore the body, not just as a foundation for practice but as a source of inspiration and on-going teaching.  Suitable for newcomers to Focusing. 

For more information please read the retreat information sheet.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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awakening the bodhicitta

Friday, 24 June 2016 to Friday, 1 July 2016
2016

On this retreat we will be arousing the heart of wisdom and compassion through the practice of Tonglen. This is a simple and effective way to cultivate love and compassion towards ourselves and others amidst the challenges of everyday life. The retreat is an introduction to the 7-point mind training. This profound teaching integrates mindfulness, reflection, sadhana and the qualities of the four brahma viharas into a comprehensive approach for awakening the Bodhicitta. The retreat will include puja and ritual with supportive silence and meditation reviews.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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formless meditation - padmasambhava's invitation

Friday, 5 August 2016 to Friday, 12 August 2016
2016

Working from a foundation of body awareness, ritual, poetry and silence we will be practicing an integrated approach to Formless Meditation. We will draw on the inspiration of Padmasambhava to form an alchemical container for our meditation practice - an invitation to engage the whole of ourselves in our spiritual journey. 

Suitable for those with at least one year of regular meditation practice.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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the body's deeper knowing - focusing and meditation

Friday, 26 February 2016 to Friday, 4 March 2016
2016

When we turn toward our experience, with compassionate curiosity, we have access to a deeper, more bodily knowing that can bring healing and freedom. Focusing is just this profound and simple practice. Combining focusing with meditation and ritual we will explore the body, not just as a foundation for practice but as a source of inspiration and on-going teaching. Suitable for newcomers to focusing. 

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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padmasambhava's invitation

Friday, 14 August 2015 to Friday, 21 August 2015
2015

Working from a foundation of body awareness, ritual, poetry and silence we will be practicing an integrated approach to Formless Meditation.  We will draw on the inspiration of Padmasambhava to form an alchemical container for our meditation practice - an invitation to engage the whole of ourselves in our spiritual journey. 

Suitable for those with at least one year of regular meditation practice.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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Formless Meditation: Padmasambhava's Invitation

Friday, 1 August 2014 to Friday, 8 August 2014
2014

Working from a foundation of body awareness, ritual, poetry and silence we will be practicing an integrated approach to Formless Meditation. 

We will draw on the inspiration of Padmasambhava to form an alchemical container for our meditation practice - an invitation to engage the whole of ourselves in our spiritual journey. 

Suitable for those with at least one year of regular meditation practice.

Led by Srisambhava, Vimilachitta, with Atula.

 

Booking Fee: 
£75.00
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The Wisdom of the Body - Focusing and Meditation Retreat

Friday, 28 February 2014 to Friday, 7 March 2014
2014

The gentle yet powerful practice of Focusing takes us beneath our usual stories and self analysis to a place that knows its own way to healing and wholeness. On this retreat we will combine Focusing with meditation and simple Buddhist ritual, journeying to find our own wisdom. Suitable for newcomers to both focusing and meditation.

Booking Fee: 
£75.00