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23 Dec to 30 Dec 2022
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We begin this retreat around the time of the Winter Solstice, which we shall be celebrating, as of old, the following evening. This is the darkest time of the year, when the short days begin to increase again, the nights drawing back as the daylight returns. We live at a dark time in human history too, with multiple dangers looming. At such a time it is natural to feel gloomy. Yet at just such a time we can rekindle our faith in humanity and the human potential for Enlightenment. This retreat is an opportunity to gather and rediscover that faith in meditation, shared communication and ritual

For more information please see the retreat information sheet.

2022 Covid-19 update: We expect to be running this retreat with a maximum of 21 people including the team. Before booking, please read our Covid pre-retreat information sheet here for more information about what to expect.

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£100.00
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Paying for your retreat

Dhanakosa runs on donations

Dhanakosa does not charge for retreats.  Instead, we ask people to make a donation towards the ongoing cost of running the centre, for everyone.  This recognises that everyone’s financial circumstances are different.  It’s a genuine donation but our suggested donations may serve as a guide.  You are free to decide how much to give.  And we don’t want our doors to be closed to the less well off.

The donations we collect from you on your retreat pay for future retreats.  You are “paying it forward”.  And the retreatants of the future will heartily appreciate your generosity.

To find out more about how donations to Dhanakosa and the Dana Economy click here.

Suggested donations

The donations we collect from you on your retreat guarantee future retreats.

Booking fees for 2022:

  • £100 for week/2 week retreats
  • £75 for weekend retreats
  • £30 for online weekend

Our suggested donations (in addition to the booking fee) for 2022:

  • Week retreats: £600 waged, £400 unwaged
  • Weekend retreats: £280 waged, £200 unwaged
  • 2 week retreat: £750 waged, £520 unwaged
  • Online weekend: £70 waged, £20 unwaged

Under the current circumstances we are asking people to make a donation in advance of arrival, either online or by phone. You can do this by phoning the office or donate online here. Please use the message section of the on-line form, or email us to let us know which retreat you are donating for.

It will also be possible to give a donation while you are here. Donations can be made by credit/debit card, cheque or cash.