men's going for refuge week
Nayaka - Nayaka came to Dhanakosa in 1996 after learning to meditate with the Newcastle Buddhist Centre. Drawn by the mountains, he quickly felt at home here and became increasingly involved in the running of the centre. He became part of the management team in 1999, was ordained into the Western Buddhist Order in 2001 and became centre director in 2006. He has a background in earth and life sciences, has a long standing interest in natural history and a love of the wilderness.
Nayaka lives at Dhanakosa with Dharmavasini and their 2 children.
open to people practicing within the Triratna Buddhist community in Scotland
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:
- Session 1: 07.00 - 08.30
- Session 2 10.30 - 12.40
- Session 3: 16.00 - 17.30
- Session 4: 20.00 - 21.00
This retreat will be running online using 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.