Courses & Retreats

23
February
All Day

Vajrasattva Retreat

In-depth retreat including four sessions each day. “Buddha taught many different methods to purify non virtuous actions, downfalls and broken commitments but the supreme method is the practice of meditation and recitation of Vajrasattva. This practice is the scientific method to purify our mind and to transform our mind from an impure mind into a ... Read more ...

1
March
All Day

The Wisdom of Meditation ~ Buddha Manjushri Empowerment with Gen-la Dekyong

Blessing Empowerment of Wisdom Buddha Manjushri & Revealing the Priceless Value of Venerable Geshe-la’s Uncommon Explanation of How to Meditate. with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Resident Teacher of Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre Mar 1 – 3 2024 Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and Kadampa practitioners emphasise training in meditation. In his ... Read more ...

15
March
All Day

Healing Breath ~ Weekend Meditation Retreat

with Gen Kelsang Jigme Resident Teacher of Bodhisattva Kadampa Meditation Centre Mar 15 – 17 2024 In short, may I directly and indirectly Offer help and happiness to all my mothers, And secretly take upon myself All their harm and suffering. – Bodhisattva Langri Tangpa The profound practice of Taking and Giving is one of ... Read more ...

23
March
All Day

Staying calm when things go wrong ~ Day Course

with Gen Kelsang Leksang Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Birmingham Mar 23 2024 All of us have to face unwanted situations in our lives. It is very easy to react to these situations by feeling overwhelmed, stressed, upset or angry. In this course we will explore some practical, tried and tested techniques that will ... Read more ...

29
March
All Day

Free Your Mind with Wisdom ~ Weekend Course

with Kadam Lucy James Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Colorado Mar 29 – Apr 1 2024 Do you ever feel as if your mind is crammed full of thoughts you’d rather not be having? Or stuck in painful places, as if your thoughts are thinking you rather than the other way around? Dragging you ... Read more ...

6
April
All Day

NKT Day

Apr 6 2024 The first Saturday in April is set aside to commemorate the founding of NKT–IKBU by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche in 1991. The occasion is marked by special events and by pujas and dedications at Kadampa centres worldwide. Prayers are made for the flourishing of Kadam Dharma throughout the world so that all living beings ... Read more ...

13
April
All Day

Nyungnay Purifying Ritual Practice

Apr 13 – 15 2024 Nyungnay is one of our most precious Kadampa Dharma jewels and as a centre practice it comes around just once a year – on Buddha’s Enlightenment Day. We can spend two days with thousand-armed (eleven-faced) Avalokiteshvara – ‘Mahakaruna’ – the nature of our Guru’s great compassion, making exquisite offerings, praises ... Read more ...

26
April
All Day

Food for Thought

A special night out with a relaxing guided meditation followed by a delicious, home-cooked, vegetarian meal, with recipes from around the world. BOOK NOW ...

26
April
All Day

Refresh and Revive Overnighter

Friday Apr 27 A special night out with a relaxing guided meditation followed by a delicious, home-cooked, vegetarian meal, with recipes from around the world. Saturday Apr 28 Refresh your mind with the morning meditations and revive your energy with woodland walks to the shores of Morecambe Bay. Or make it a weekend break by ... Read more ...

3
May
All Day

Family Weekend

with Gen Kelsang Dragden Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Plymouth May 3 – 6 2024 A chance for families to meet, have fun and enjoy a fun weekend with a difference! Using periods of silence and quiet contemplation, all the family can learn to overcome anxiety and other negative minds, and experience the joy ... Read more ...

11
May
All Day

Creating Inner Space ~ Day Retreat

with Kelsang Yeshe May 11 2024 Learn simple, practical meditations to introduce some space into your mind and your life. These meditations will make your mind calm and peaceful so you can become free from stress, tensions and worries. BOOK NOW ...

8
June
All Day

Letting go of negative emotions ~ Day Course

with Kadam Chris Heyes Resident Teacher of Nagarjuna Kadampa Meditation Centre, Leicester Jun 8 2024 Our negative thoughts and feelings hold us back from enjoying our life. In this course we will explore Buddhist techniques for letting them go and improving the quality of our life. BOOK NOW ...

21
June
All Day

Refresh and Revive Overnighter

Friday June 21 A special night out with a relaxing guided meditation followed by a delicious, home-cooked, vegetarian meal, with recipes from around the world. Saturday June 22 Refresh your mind with the morning meditations and revive your energy with woodland walks to the shores of Morecambe Bay. Or make it a weekend break by ... Read more ...

21
June
All Day

Food for Thought

A special night out with a relaxing guided meditation followed by a delicious, home-cooked, vegetarian meal, with recipes from around the world. BOOK NOW ...

5
July
All Day

Guru Yoga and Mandala Offering Retreat

Guru Yoga and Mandala offering retreat combines two of the four great preliminary guides that we need to practice if we want to gain Mahamudra realisations – the quick path to enlightenment. We all wish for spiritual realisations, but these depend upon creating certain inner conditions such as purifying negativity, accumulating merit, and receiving blessings. ... Read more ...

23
August
All Day

Ocean of Peace ~ Summer Retreat

with Gen Kelsang Tubchen Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Aberdeen Aug 23 – 26 2024 Join this long weekend meditation retreat to explore the themes of mental peace, concentration & tranquility. In our busy modern world it takes a conscious decision to calm the mind, limit our distracting thoughts, and find peace. Through engaging ... Read more ...

30
August
All Day

Kadam Lamrim Retreat

Lamrim meditations help us to solve the problems of daily life and maintain a calm and happy mind all the time. Eventually we can attain permanent freedom from the inner causes of all worry and problems and help others to do the same. Lamrim is the very essence of Buddha’s teachings and is very practical ... Read more ...

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