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Residential Meditation Retreat - Training for This Life and Beyond FULLY BOOKED


Teacher: Lama Gelongma Zangmo


This reterat is now FULLY BOOKED.

This retreat starts with supper on 28th Dec and finishes with lunch on 2nd Jan.

It provides participants with an opportunity to start the new year with a positive intention and positive activity which will be of benefit into the coming year and beyond. 

We will do that amongst others by contemplating impermanence and the four thoughts, and by meditating on selfless compassion and loving kindness. Lama Zangmo will give daily instructions on related topics. 

The retreat will be in silence. Participants are asked to attend all the daily sessions of the retreat. Partial  attendance or coming and going during the retreat will not be possible.  

Accommodation will be mainly in dormitories, although a few single rooms are available. There will be a simple rota to help with daily clearing up/cleaning after meals. 

As the Centre is closed to the general public, arrival will only be possible between 5 - 6 pm on Thursday 28 Dec. On Tuesday 2nd Jan there will be time for packing up before lunch; with departure by 2 pm. 

The price for the full retreat is £150 for dormitory accommodation and £200 for single rooms, and includes accommodation and 3 vegetarian/vegan meals a day, plus tea and coffee available in the breaks. 

The retreat is not suitable for complete beginners. Those wishing to attend should email the office first to check availability, as places are limited. If you are offered a place on the retreat it will only be confirmed once we have received full payment.


28th Dec to 2nd Jan 2018 

Daily Programme

6.00 am

Rising Gong

6.30 – 7.30


7.30 – 8.30

Breakfast and clear up

8.30 – 9.45


9.45 – 10.15


10.15 – 11.15


11.15 - 11.30

Short Break 

11.30 - 12.10

Guided Meditation

12.30 – 1.30 pm

Lunch & clear up

1.30 - 3.30

Free time – reading - resting - private meditation 

3.30 - 4.30


4.30 - 5.00


5.00 - 6.00


6.00 – 7.00

Soup and clear up

7.00 – 7.45

Reading from the Life Stories of the Lineage Masters and Short Meditation

8.00 – 9.00

Time for Private Meditation


Lights out in public areas