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Retreats

Going on retreat is one of the most powerful of Buddhist practices – taking time and space, surrounded by nature, to let go of the pressures of daily life and allow the mind naturally to relax and open, and to come into fuller, more harmonious connection with others.

The Triratna Buddhist Community, of which WLBC is part, also runs a wide range of other retreats across the UK, and worldwide:  see goingonretreat.com.  Some of these are also led by teachers based at WLBC – click here for a list of them.

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February 2019

Retreat for mitras and Order members

Friday, February 8th at 7:00pm - Sunday, February 10th at 3:00pm
Rivendell retreat Centre

A great opportunity for experienced, committed members of the WLBC sangha to practise together. Open to mitras and Order members only.

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Bodhilila & Ratnadeva

March 2019

Weekend retreat at Othona, Essex

Friday, March 22nd at 7:00pm - Sunday, March 24th at 3:00pm
Beach at Othona retreat centre

Going on retreat is one of the most powerful of Buddhist practices – taking time and space, surrounded by nature, to let go of the pressures of daily life and allow the mind naturally to relax and open. There’ll be a simple programme of meditation, study/discussion groups and devotional practice, with plenty of time to do nothing, go for walks or hang out together. All welcome.

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Bodhilila & Ratnadeva

May 2019

Weekend retreat at Vajrasana, Suffolk

Friday, May 24th at 7:00pm - Sunday, May 26th at 3:00pm

Going on retreat is one of the most powerful of Buddhist practices – taking time and space, surrounded by nature, to let go of the pressures of daily life and allow the mind naturally to relax and open. There’ll be a simple programme of meditation, study/discussion groups and devotional practice, with plenty of time to do nothing, go for walks or hang out together. All welcome.

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Ratnadeva & Yashobodhi

June 2019

Midweek ‘Going Deeper’ retreat at Vajrasana, Suffolk

Monday, June 24th at 7:00pm

This retreat, the longest and most intensive in our programme, is a rare opportunity to fully immerse yourself in Dharma practice with others from the WLBC sangha in the beautiful and highly supportive conditions of Vajrasana retreat centre in Suffolk. Open to anyone who has a basic understanding of Buddhism (eg from an Introduction to Buddhism course), and has learnt to meditate. Four day retreat, Monday 24 - Friday 28 June.

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Bodhilila and Ratnadeva

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