Onsite Events

Daily Meditation

Release and relax in our Shrine Room with clifftop ocean views.
(During retreats, daily drop-in meditation is in the Spiritual Care Centre Meditation Room.)

Monday to Friday, 9:15am to 10am

Meditation is bringing the mind back home, and this is first achieved through the practice of –Read more–

The Joy of Simplicity

Weekend Retreat with Susan Browne and Rob van Willegen
Friday 23 February, 7.30pm to Sunday 25 February, 1pm

Our complex world can tempt us to spend a lot of time in our heads. During this weekend retreat, the focus will be on meditation practice as a way –Read more–

Mind, Body & Spirit

A Self-Care Retreat for Family Carers and Care Professionals
with Kirsten DeLeo & Matt Padwick
Tuesday 27 February, 11am to Thursday 29 February, 1pm
A Self-Care Retreat for Family Carers and All Those Working in the Caring Field

Attending to our own needs and wellbeing –Read more–

Deep Listening Essentials

Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday 1 March, 7.30pm to Sunday 3 March, 3.30pm

Deep Listening is one of our most popular and enduring courses and we run an annual Deep Listening Essentials over a weekend in spring plus a Deep Listening Intensive in –Read more–

Exploring Buddhist Wisdom in Action

Bank Holiday Weekend Retreat on The Six Paramitas
with Susan Browne and Rob Van Willegen
Friday 15 Mar, 7.30pm to Monday 18 Mar, 1pm

How would it be if we were truly able to bring Buddhist wisdom into our daily lives? One particular –Read more–

Awake

Spring Meditation Retreat with Kirsten DeLeo
Friday 22 March, 7:30pm to Sunday 24 March, 1pm

For beginners and anyone who likes to give their meditation practise a boost.

Spring is a great time to make a fresh start. Meditation is a down-to-earth and practical resource. It helps –Read more–

Happiness is an Inside Job

Exploring the Four Immeasurables
with Veronica Nicholson and John Douglas
Friday 29 March, 7.30pm to Monday 1 April, 1pm

We all wish to be happy and content. Often we look outside of ourselves to find this happiness and contentment, but with only –Read more–

Exploring Mind and Its Essence

Weekend Retreat with Susan Browne and Rob Van Willegen
Friday 19 April, 7.30pm to Sunday 21 April, 1pm

In meditation, we often speak about the mind and its nature, but do we really understand what me mean when we say ‘mind’? Most –Read more–

The Practice of Tonglen

How to open our hearts and change our world, one breath at a time
Bank Holiday Retreat with Kirsten DeLeo
Friday 3 May, 7:30pm to Monday 6 May, 1pm

Tonglen lies at the very heart of training in compassion in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. –Read more–

  • Facing Loss Healing Grief

Facing Loss, Healing Grief

with Bernie Jeffery and John Douglas
Friday 10 May, 7.30pm to Sunday 12 May, 1pm

Grief is a natural response to the ongoing loss we experience when someone close to us dies. In this retreat, using meditation and reflections, we will explore ways to be with our –Read more–

Moving Into Meditation

5 Day Silent Meditation Retreat supported by Tibetan Yoga
with Kirsten DeLeo & Matt Padwick
Wednesday 15 May, 11am to Sunday 19 May, 1pm

This retreat is for experienced meditators who are looking to re-charge and deepen their personal practice and experience how the simple –Read more–

Finding Self Compassion

In our Everyday Lives
Weekend Retreat with John Douglas
Friday 31 May, 7:30pm to Monday 3 June, 1pm

For most of us, having a good sense of self esteem seems important. When we have it, we feel good about ourselves and more positive and motivated –Read more–

Art and Meditation

Wisdom in Colour: Open Mind and Fearless Creativity
Mid-week Retreat with David Rycroft
Tuesday 11 June, 11am to Friday 14 June, 1pm

A new workshop exploring how artistic activity and meditation mutually nourish each other. By alternating art and meditation, we bring freshness and ease –Read more–

Deep Listening Intensive

Transforming Communication at all Levels
with Rosamund Oliver and John Douglas
Wednesday 2 October, 8pm to Sunday 6 October, 1:30pm 2024

Deep Listening is a complete practical training using the transformational method of Awareness Centred Deep Listening Training founded by Rosamund –Read more–

A Spiritual Approach to Healing

with Alain Beauregard
Friday 18 October, 7:30pm to Sunday 20 October, 1pm

Tibetan Buddhists often consider a major disease like cancer to be a wake-up call. But can our mind help us with our own healing? And what are the different approaches to understanding how this –Read more–

  • Facing Loss Healing Grief

Facing Loss, Healing Grief

with Alvina Cassidy & John Douglas
Friday 15 November, 7.30pm to Sunday 17 November, 1pm 2024

Grief is a natural response to the ongoing loss we experience when someone close to us dies. In this retreat, using meditation and reflections, we will explore ways to be with –Read more–

  • Natural Great Peace

Natural Great Peace

with Olivier Riche, Andrew Warr and Anne Sheehan
Friday 22 November, 11am to Thursday 28 November, 1pm

This retreat is specifically designed for those with some experience of meditation, willing to commit to an intensive practice retreat including several days in silence.

Practising meditation in a retreat environment is –Read more–

Finding Peace

Learn How to Meditate and Bring its Benefit into Daily Life
Weekend Retreat with Andrew Warr
Friday 29 November, 7.30pm to Sunday 1 December, 1pm

A complete introduction to meditation and bringing the benefit of our practice into daily life. Suitable for beginners and for those –Read more–

Loving Kindness Week

Discovering the True Nature of Love
with Andrew Warr, Anne Sheehan and Derek Corr
Saturday 8 February, 7pm to Saturday 15 February, 1pm 2025

When our hearts and minds are filled with love we naturally experience happiness and well-being, yet many of us feel a –Read more–