We have taken the decision to cancel all Physical events until the end of June. We will monitor the unfolding situation and keep you updated.

Please Book for online events in the normal way and we will send you details and the links for joining

May all beings be well and at peace
Bodhi Tree Brighton committee.

Wherever possible the venues we use are wheelchair accessible, but please contact us before booking for a retreat or attending a group. Please also contact us if you have any other particular needs so that we can discuss ways of meeting them. Chairs are available at all of our venues. We welcome feedback on how we can be more inclusive as this is a core value for us.

  • 15th August 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Ajahn Sundara  studied contemporary dance and worked as a dancer and dance teacher until her early thirties when she had the opportunity to meet Ajahn Sumedho in England and to attend one of his dhamma talks and then a retreat. She was one of the first four women ordained by Ajahn Sumedho in 1979 (more…)

  • 26th September 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nicky was inspired to train as an art therapist following her time volunteering in Sri Lanka after the 2004 Tsunami, where she facilitated groups which enabled people to use images and words to express and process their experiences. In 2008 she obtained her MA in Art Psychotherapy at Goldsmiths University. She has practised mindfulness meditation (more…)

  • 5th December 2020
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this daylong  we will draw attention to the mystery of the heart, Citta in Pali. The heart not only as a physical organ, but as an imaginal and spiritual centre of stillness.  Once the feeling resonance of the heart is activated through meditation, energy work and chanting, we will  develop strategies to rest in (more…)

  • 12th December 2020 - 16th December 2020
    4:00 pm - 2:00 pm

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Please note if you have never attended a silent meditation retreat before, we would suggest you attend a weekend retreat before you book. When you book a place on this retreat, you are making a commitment to take part in the whole retreat. It is not possible to only attend (more…)