‘Realising The Heart’s Potential’- Day Retreat with Rosalie Dores

  • 6th April 2019
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Insight Dialogue (ID) is a relational meditation practice, grounded in the wisdom tradition of the Buddha-dharma. In ID practice we extend the profound benefits of solitary meditation into being with others. We acknowledge the reality that we are social beings and engage with the complexity of being with others, as a potential path to freedom. (more…)

‘Taming the Unruly Mind’ – Day Retreat with Jiva Masheder

  • Taming the Unruly Mind
    27th April 2019
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

We instinctively understand the beneficial effect of a calm and focused mind, and indeed in Buddhist teachings the development of meditative clarity or samadhi is considered an important part of the path towards wisdom and enlightenment.  Yet in day to day practice and on retreat, this is often very difficult – our minds are restless (more…)

‘Art, Meditation and Compassion’- Workshop with Nicky Roland

  • 15th June 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A creative and explorative workshop integrating therapeutic art making with guided meditation practices. We will be including the heart, feelings and emotions in meditation practice and promoting self-care and compassion. The session includes: mindful art making, mindfulness of the body and loving kindness practices and group reflection. You are welcome to attend if you are (more…)

‘Waking Up in This Life’- Day Retreat with Vince Cullen

  • 13th July 2019
    9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Waking up to this Life… it’s not a rehearsal. “Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~ Alan Watts ~ Everyone on the Buddhist path is struggling with the 3 fires… the fire of cravings, the fire aversions and the fire of confusions… EVERYONE! The Buddha’s very (more…)

‘Insight Dialogue’- Day Retreat with Bhante Sukhacitto

  • 17th August 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice grown from the Vipassana tradition. Through dialogue,the mindfulness and tranquillity of traditional silent meditation is introduced into interaction with others. This enables us to perceive, understand, and apply an acceptance of others and ourselves in the busyness of our lives. As humans, we are creatures that are interrelated. (more…)

‘Contemplating Death’ – Day Retreat with Yanai Postelnik

  • 5th October 2019
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Contemplating Death: deepening our awareness of mortality, as a gateway to immediacy, love and freedom. A day retreat, including meditation, reflection and contemplation, held primarily in silence. In our modern western culture it is easy to be somewhat insulated from death, and denied the benefit and transformative power of contemplating the reality of our own (more…)