Moksadhi

Moksadhi first came across Buddhism in Nepal and encountered Triratna at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre in 2013. After participating in a 5 month residential Dharma LIfe course at Adhisthana in 2016, she moved to London to immerse herself in Buddhist practice, living in community and working for Lama's Pyjamas charity shop. She completed her ordination training at the London Buddhist Centre, getting ordained at Akashavana in 2019. Moksadhi has a long standing love of the wilds of Scotland and has been involved in hill walking retreats at Dhanakosa since 2017. She joined the community at Dhanakosa in June 2020 to pursue her love of the elemental wilds in relation to her Buddhist practice more fully.

online weekend: the taste of Freedom

Friday, 22 January 2021 to Sunday, 24 January 2021 2021

The online weekend retreat offers an excellent short introduction to Buddhism and Meditation.  We will be explore together how integrating the practice of meditation and the principles of Buddhism into our lives can give us a fresh outlook and guide us towards more freedom and joy.

"Just as the mighty ocean has but one taste, the taste of salt, even so the Dharma-vinaya (Buddhism) has but one taste, the taste of Freedom".

During the retreat we will explore two traditional meditation practices and give you grounding in the basic principles of Buddhism.

Booking Fee: 
£30.00

Introductory weekend - ONLINE

Friday, 9 October 2020 to Sunday, 11 October 2020 2020

The online introductory weekend offers an excellent short introduction to Buddhism and Meditation.  We will cover two simple traditional meditation practices and give you grounding in the basic principles of Buddhism.  They provide an ideal situation in which to take a fresh look at yourself and your life.

The online retreat will run on the zoom meeting platform. This works in most web browsers, and you can also get free apps for all major mobile platforms too. You don’t need to pay for an account to take part.

Booking Fee: 
£30.00

Women's winter online

Tuesday, 29 December 2020 to Sunday, 3 January 2021 2021

Join our popular New Year retreat online for 2020. We are sad not to be able to welcome you here at Dhanakosa but confident we can have a meaningful and connecting experience online with a good balance of input all together and in smaller groups with time offline to reflect and recoup.

Walking and Nature Awareness

Friday, 8 October 2021 to Friday, 15 October 2021 2021

On this retreat we will explore how our connection with nature, landscape, and the elements can support a deepening of awareness and a more embodied and harmonious approach to life.  We will weave together Buddhist teachings, meditation practice, mindful walking and an appreciative and playful investigation of the natural world around us to create an experience of depth and connection.

Booking Fee: 
£100.00

Hillwalking and Meditation

Friday, 6 August 2021 to Friday, 13 August 2021 2021

Nature is for many of us an important source of spiritual nourishment in an increasingly busy world.  On these retreats we will combine traditional Buddhist teachings with the simple practice of spending time walking in the rich and beautiful landscapes that surround Dhanakosa.  Guided walk options will be available to suit all levels of fitness.

For more information read the retreat information sheet.

Booking Fee: 
£100.00

Spring Rain on Still Waters: Contemplating the five Skandas

Friday, 12 March 2021 to Friday, 19 March 2021 2021

Watching raindrops fall on still water is a magical experience.  It is also one of a number of images the Buddha uses to communicate what it is like to contemplate the nature of our existence through the five skandhas. This retreat will take a direct and experiential approach to exploring that nature of existence.

For more information read the retreat information sheet.

Booking Fee: 
£100.00