RETREATS

 

Awakening is the purpose of the Buddha’s teachings. It is the end of all sufferings. Insight meditation cultivates an awareness of the freedom and clarity that is available in each precious moment. These guided retreats will help you to learn about Meditation also deepen your practice if you follow the instructions.


  • Both beginners and experienced meditators can join any retreat.
  • You may continue the practice by staying the Centre for few more days after your retreat.(Please check availability)  
  • You can participate maximum of 2 retreats. This is to give a chance to new meditators.
  • Please try to apply for retreats at least before 2 weeks. But if it is "Open for Application'' you could try applying.

Please note that you must finish the whole retreat so that you can get maximum benefit. Not joining to the retreat and leaving the retreat earlier is considered to be unfair to other people who are not able to join the retreat because the room is preoccupied by your booking.

* It is not possible to join a retreat once it started and also

* You must stay for the whole retreat and participate in each activity.

* You must reconfirm your reservation before the mention date in the welcome email or reconfirm before 3 weeks to the starting date if you applied earlier,  otherwise it will be cancelled.

  • Please note that this an Authentic Buddhist Meditation Retreat. Not just a holiday camp or simple commercial type of relaxation workshop.
  • The retreat is mainly based on silence and sitting meditation.
                                                              Click below ' Application Form' link to apply for a retreat
 
  • If the Centre approve your online application form, please print and fill this Application Form 2 and bring it when you come to the Centre. It will speed up your check in process. Otherwise you'll have to fill this form at the centre.
Description about the time table. You will get a free copy of this on arrival for retreat.
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RETREATS IN ENGLISH(ER) LANGUAGE 2018

2018 ER 15
Jun 11-16 (6 days /5 nights) Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 11th of Jun
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 16th of Jun
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 16
Jun 20- 25 (6 days /5 nights) 
Ended

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 20th of Jun
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 25th of Jun
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2018 ER 17
Jun 30-July 5 (6 days /5 nights) Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 30th of Jun
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 05th of July
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul
(Mindful Yoga Class 6.30am-7.30am & 4.30pm-5.30pm
Conducted by  Spanish Teacher Veronica Sanches)


2018 ER 18
July 12- 17 (6 days /5 nights)  
Ended

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 12th of July
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 17th of July
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2018 ER 19

July 20-25 (6 days /5 nightsEnded
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 20th of July
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 25th of July
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul

(Mindful Yoga Class 6.30am-7.30am & 4.30pm-5.30pm
Conducted by  Spanish Teacher Veronica Sanches)


2018 ER 20

July 30-Aug 4 (6 days /5 nights Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 30th of July
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 04 th of Aug
Conducted by Khema  >>Details
(Mindful Yoga Class 6.30am-7.30am & 4.30pm-5.30pm
Conducted by  Spanish Teacher Veronica Sanches)


2018 ER 21

Aug 7-12 (6 days /5 nightsEnded
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 07th of Aug
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 12th of Aug
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul

(Mindful Yoga Class 6.30am-7.30am & 4.30pm-5.30pm
Conducted by  Spanish Teacher Veronica Sanches)


2018 ER 23

Aug 27- Sep 1 (6 days /5 nightsEnded
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 27th of Aug
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 01st of Sep
Conducted by Khema  >>Details

2018 ER 24

Sep 4-9 (6 days /5 nightsEnded
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 04th of Sep
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 09th of Sep
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 25

Sep 15- 22 (8 days /7 nightsEnded
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 15th of Sep
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 22 nd of Sep
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2018 ER 26

Oct 7- 14 (8 days /7 nights)  Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 07th of Oct
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 14th of Oct
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details

2018 ER 28

Oct 25- Nov 1 (8 days /7 nights)  Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 25th of Oct
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 01st of Nov
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details

2018 ER 29
Nov 3- 8 (6 days /5
nights) Ended

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 03rd of Nov
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 08th of Nov
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details

2018 ER 30

Nov 13- 18 (6 days /5 nightsEnded
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 13th of Nov
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 18th of Nov
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 31

Nov 23 - 28 (6 days /5 nightsOpen for applications (Limited)
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 23rd of Nov
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 28th of Nov
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 32

Dec 3- 13 (11 days /10 nights. Also 5 nights available please check ''Details'' link below) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 3rd of Dec
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 13th of Dec
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2018 ER 33
Dec 14 - 21 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 14th of Dec
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 21st of Dec
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details

2018 ER 34

Dec 27- Jan1 (6 days /5 nightsOpen for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 27th of Dec
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 01st of Jan
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


RETREATS IN ENGLISH(ER) LANGUAGE 2019

2019 ER 01
Jan 03-10 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 03rd of Jan 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 10th of Jan
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2019 ER 02

Jan 12-17 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 12th of Jan 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 17th of Jan
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 03
Jan 22- 29 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 22nd of Jan 

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 29th of Jan
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details    


2019 ER 04

Feb 01-06 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 01st of Feb
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 06th of Feb
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 05

Feb 08-17 (10 days /9 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 08th of Feb
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 17th of Feb
Conducted by Dr Paul Koppler  >> Details


2019 ER 06
Feb 21- 26 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 21st of Feb

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 26th of Feb
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2019 ER 07
Mar 01-10 (10 days /9 nights)  Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 01st of Mar 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 10th of Mar
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul & Paul Van Hooydonck (Belgium)


2019 ER 08
Mar 11- 16 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 11th of Mar

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 16th of Mar
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2019 ER 09
Mar 22-29 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 22nd of Mar 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 29th of Mar
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2019 ER 10

Mar 31- Apr 05 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 31st of Mar
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 05th of Apr
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 11
Apr 06-13 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 06th of Apr
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 13th of Apr
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2019 ER 12
Apr 22-27 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 22nd of Apr

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 27th of Apr
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2019 ER 13
May 01-08 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 01st of May
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 08th of May
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2019 ER 14

May 11-16 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 11th of May
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 16th of May
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 15
May 21-26 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 21st of May

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 26th of May
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2019 ER 16
May 27- June 03 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 27th of May
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 03rd of June
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2019 ER 17

June 6 - 11(6 days /5 nightsOpen for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 6th of June
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 11th of June
Conducted by Khema  >>Details


2019 ER 18
June 18-25 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 18th of June

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 25th of June
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2019 ER 19

June 26 - July 1(6 days /5 nightsOpen for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 26th of June
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 1st of July
Conducted by Khema  >>Details


2019 ER 20

July 2-9 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 2nd of July

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 9th of July
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2019 ER 21

July 18-23 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 18th of July
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 23rd of July
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 23

Aug  16-21 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 16th of Aug 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 21nd of Aug 
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul







සිංහල භාවනා වැඩසටහන් 2018
පොහෝදින භාවනා වැඩසටහනට පමණක් සහභාගී වීමට කැමති අයට පොහෝ දින පැමිණිය හැක. වැඩසටහනට පැවැත්වෙන්නේ පෙ.ව 8.30 සිට ප.ව. 3.30 දක්වා.

දින 5    අවසානයි
පෙබරවාරි 28 - මාර්තු 04
පැමිණීම පෙබ. 28 ප.ව. 3.00
පෙර
පිටත්වීම
මාර්තු 04 පෙ.ව. 8.30 න් පසු
දින 3   අවසානයි 
මාර්තු 30 -
අප්‍රේල් 01
පැමිණීම
මාර්තු 30 ප.ව. 3.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
අප්‍රේල් 01 පෙ.ව. 9.30 න් පසු
දින 4   අවසානයි
අප්‍රේල්
28
මැයි 01
පැමිණීම
අප්‍රේල් 28 ප.ව. 1.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
මැයි 01 පෙ.ව. 9.30 න් පසු
දින 3  අවසානයි
මැයි
27
-
29
පැමිණීම මැයි 27 පෙ.ව. 11.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
මැයි 29 ප.ව. 3.30 න් පසු
දින 2  අවසානයි
ජූනි 26-27
පැමිණීම
ජූනි 26 ප.ව. 3.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
ජූනි 27 ප.ව. 3.30 න් පසු
දින 4  අවසානයි
ජූලි 26-29
පැමිණීම
ජූලි 26 ප.ව. 3.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
ජූලි 29 පෙ.ව. 9.30 න් පසු
දින 5  අවසානයි
අගෝස්තු 22-26
පැමිණීම
අගෝ 22 ප.ව. 3.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
අගෝ 26 ප.ව. 3.30 න් පසු
දින  අවසානයි
සැප්තැම්බර් 22-24
පැමිණීම
සැප් 22 ප.ව. 2.30 -3.30 අතර 
පිටත්වීම
සැප් 24 ප.ව. 3.30 න් පසු
දින 3
නොවැම්බර් 20-22   අයදුම් කළ හැකිය
පැමිණීම
නොවැ 20 පෙ.ව. 11.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
නොවැ 22 ප.ව. 3.30 න් පසු
දින 5
දෙසැම්බර් 21-25  අයදුම් කළ හැකිය
පැමිණීම
දෙසැ 21 ප.ව. 3.00 පෙර
පිටත්වීම
දෙසැ 25 පෙ.ව. 9.30 න් පසු
                    සිංහල භාවනා වැඩසටහන් 2019
පොහෝදින භාවනා වැඩසටහනට පමණක් සහභාගී වීමට කැමති අයට පොහෝ දින පැමිණිය හැක. වැඩසටහනට පැවැත්වෙන්නේ පෙ.ව 8.30 සිට ප.ව. 3.30 දක්වා.
දින 3
ජනවාරි 19-21
පැමිණීම ජන 19 ප.ව. 3.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
ජන 21 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු

දින 2
පෙබරවාරි 18-19
පැමිණීම පෙබ 18 ප.ව. 3.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
පෙබ 19 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 2
මාර්තු 20-21
පැමිණීම මාර්තු 20 ප.ව. 3.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
මාර්තු 21 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 5   
අප්‍රේල්
17-21
පැමිණීම අප්‍රේල් 17 ප.ව. 3.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
අප්‍රේල් 21 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 5   
මැයි 16-20
පැමිණීම මැයි  16 ප.ව. 3.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
 මැයි 20 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 5  
අගෝස්තු 10-14
පැමිණීම 
අගෝ 10 ප.ව. 3.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
අගෝ 14 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු