I came across the Dharma over twenty years ago at Dhanakosa so it has always been an important part of my spiritual life. I was ordained nine years ago and since then I have worked for Glasgow Buddhist Centre, initially as Centre Manager and now as the Men's Mitra Convenor. The Sangha is a precious jewel for me as everything starts with and comes back to connection. I have been involved with leading and supporting retreats since becoming ordained and I appreciate being involved in giving people the opportunity to catch the Dharma. I have been involved in setting up "Triratna Scotland", a Scotland-wide Triratna forum and am contributing to finding ways to help it grow and am enjoying how it is emerging and developing. I am a trustee of Dhanakosa and through this role I have come to understand just how important the retreat centre is as a spiritual place to so many people. I love being in the countryside, have recently taken up running again, and reading and study continue to be an important part of my life.

men's going for refuge week

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 to Monday, 21 December 2020 2020

For men training for ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order. The retreat will explore the four lineages of the Triratna Buddhist Order. 

The retreat will start on Wednesday 16th at 10.15 am and end on the evening of Monday 21st December.

Four sessions will run each day at the following times:

Booking Fee: 

Introductory weekend

Friday, 11 December 2020 to Sunday, 13 December 2020 2020

These retreats provide an excellent short introduction to both meditation and Buddhism. They will introduce you to two simple traditional meditation practices and give you grounding in the basic principles of Buddhism.  They are an ideal situation in which to take a fresh look at yourself and your life.

For more information read the retreat information sheet.