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 apply for retreat at least before 2 weeks.

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 apply 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
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 2017
2017 ER 20b
Nov 25-30 (5 days) Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 25th of Nov
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 30th of Nov
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul

2017 ER 21
Dec 4-11 (7 days) Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 4th of Dec
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 11th of Dec
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details

2017 ER 22
Dec 12-17 (5 days) In Progress
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 12th of Dec
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 17th of Dec
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul

2017 ER 23
Dec 19-26 (7 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 19th of Dec
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 26th of Dec
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details

2017 ER 24
Dec 27-Jan 1 (5 days) Fully Booked
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 27th of Dec
Date of departure after 8.30am on the 1st of Jan
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul

RETREATS IN ENGLISH(ER) LANGUAGE 2018

2018 ER 01
Jan 05- 10 (5 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 5th of Jan
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 8th of Jan
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2018 ER 02

Jan 15-20 (5 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 15th of Jan 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 20th of Jan
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 03
Jan 23-30 (7 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 23rd of Jan 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 30th of Jan
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2018 ER 04
Feb 05-10 (5 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 5th of Feb 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 10th of Feb
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 05
Feb 12-21 (9 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 12th of Feb
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 21st of Feb
Conducted by Dr Paul Koppler  >> Details


2018 ER 05a
Feb 21-26 (5 days) 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 Julia Harfensteller >>Details


2018 ER 06

Mar 04-11 (7 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 04th of Mar
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 11th of Mar
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details


2018 ER 07
Mar 14-24 (10 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 14th of Mar 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 24th of Mar
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul & Paul Van Hooydonck (Belgium)


2018 ER 08
Mar 25- 30 (5 days) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 25th of Mar
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 30th of Mar
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details


2018 ER 09

April 04-11 (7 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 04th of April
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 11th of April
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details

2018 ER 10
April 22-27 (5 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 22nd of April
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 27th of April
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 11
May 02- 07 (5 days) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 02nd of May
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 07th of May
Conducted by Ewen Arnold >>Details

2018 ER 12

May 10-17 (7 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 10th of May
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 17th of May
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details

2018 ER 13
May 22-27 (5days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 22nd of May
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 27th of May
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2018 ER 14

May 31-June 7 (7 days) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 31st of May
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 7th of June
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >>Details
RETREATS IN SINHALA(SR) LANGUAGE 2017
2017 SR 01
Jul 6-9 (3 days) Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 6th of Jul 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 9th of Jul
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul

2017 SR 02
Oct 5-8 (3 days) Ended
Better to come on 4th afternoon
Retreat will finish by 8th Morning
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul