Meditation and Buddhism

Interested in learning about Buddhism and the practice of Buddhist meditation in a supportive retreat environment? Then come and join us, we offer a variety of weekend and week-long retreats that are a great introduction to meditation, ritual, the practice of silence, all in the beauty of the surroundings of Dhanakosa.

2021
October
29 Oct - 5 Nov Retreat Full

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Wabi Sabi - ordinary beauty
Led by vajradarshini, Pasadini
November
5 Nov - 8 Nov Book By Phone Women's Order Weekend
10 Nov - 10 Nov Spaces november half-day retreat
Led by Smritiratna
12 Nov - 19 Nov Retreat Full

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Mindfulness, Path to Freedom
Led by singhashri, Siddhimala
26 Nov - 3 Dec Retreat Nearly Full

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padmasambhava and the vajra of awakening
Led by Amoghavira, Balajit
December
3 Dec - 10 Dec Book By Phone Men's going for refuge week
Led by Nayaka, Amoghavira
8 Dec - 8 Dec Spaces december half-day retreat
Led by Dhanakosa teaching team
21 Dec - 28 Dec Spaces Men's Winter
Led by Smritiratna
28 Dec - 4 Jan Retreat Full

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Women's Winter
Led by Parami, Acharashraddha
2022
January
21 Jan - 28 Jan Spaces Opening to Life
Led by Moksadhi, Sraddhadharani
28 Jan - 30 Jan Book By Phone Order Weekend
Led by Pasadini, Smritiratna
February
4 Feb - 18 Feb Retreat Full

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Total Immersion
Led by Paramananda, Tarakarunya
25 Feb - 4 Mar Spaces Turning the heart towards freedom
Led by Amoghavira, Pasadini
March
4 Mar - 11 Mar Spaces Spring Rain on Still Waters: Contemplating the five Skandas
Led by Nayaka, Subhanaya
11 Mar - 18 Mar Spaces Life of Objects - wabi sabi & animism
Led by vajradarshini, Pasadini
April
1 Apr - 3 Apr Spaces Introductory weekend
Led by Dassini, Maitrivira
22 Apr - 29 Apr Spaces From Awareness to Wisdom
Led by vajradevi, Amoghavira, Tejodharani
May
27 May - 29 May Spaces sangha weekend
Led by maitrihridaya, dhiraka, Pasadini
June
17 Jun - 19 Jun Spaces Introductory weekend
Led by Smritiratna, Sraddhadharani
July
22 Jul - 29 Jul Spaces Embodied Courage - women's meditation
Led by Pasadini, Viryadevi
August
5 Aug - 12 Aug Spaces A heart as wide as the world
Led by dhiraka, Maitrivira, Pasadini
September
16 Sep - 23 Sep Spaces Simply Being
Led by Tejananda, Siddhimala, dharmapala
October
14 Oct - 16 Oct Spaces Young person's weekend - Footsteps of delight
Led by Moksadhi, Frankie, sara khorasani
28 Oct - 31 Oct Book By Phone Women's order weekend
Led by Pasadini
November
4 Nov - 11 Nov Spaces Exploring Buddhist Animism
Led by Dhivan, Nayaka
December
2 Dec - 9 Dec Spaces Living presence - focusing
Led by Srisambhava, Amoghavira, Maitrivira
9 Dec - 11 Dec Book By Phone weekend for women who have asked for ordination
Led by Candrika
16 Dec - 23 Dec Book By Phone Men's going for refuge retreat
Led by Amoghavira, Nayaka
23 Dec - 30 Dec Spaces Men's Winter
Led by Smritiratna
30 Dec - 6 Jan Spaces Women's Winter
Led by Parami, Acharashraddha