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14 Oct to 16 Oct 2022
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A weekend of practice and connection with young Buddhists from across Scotland and beyond. During the retreat we will explore what it means in our lives to follow in the footsteps of the Buddha and join a community of practitioners on a mythic quest for freedom. Through stories, meditation, discussion and ritual we’ll look at what it means to practice the Buddha’s teaching as young people in the 21st Century. As individuals and as a collective many challenges face us as we tread our path through the world. During the weekend we will look to find ways that following in the footsteps of the Buddha can bring joy and delight into our lives.

The retreat is open to young people (aged 18-35) with all levels of experience.

For more information please read the retreat information sheet.

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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

Booking fees for 2024:

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

Our suggested donations for 2024 (in addition to the booking fee) are (higher/lower level):

  • Week retreats: £650 / £420
  • Weekend retreats: £300 / £210
  • 2 week retreat: £1100 / £750

We ask 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.