RETREATS

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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 2019

2019 ER 01
Jan 03-10 (8 days /7 nights) Ended
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) Ended
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)  
Ended

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) Ended
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 8-17 (10 days /9 nights) Ended
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 8th of Feb 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 17th of Feb
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul and Ewen


2019 ER 06

Feb 21- 26 (6 days /5 nights) Starting 

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)  Closed for new 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) 
Closed for new 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 2-7 (6 days /5 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 20a  - Spanish

9-12 de julio (4 días / 3 noches) Abierto para solicitudes.

Fecha de llegada 1-3 pm el 9 de julio.

Fecha de salida después de las 12.30 h del 12 de julio.

("El propósito de las Enseñanzas del Buda es El Despertar. Es el fin del sufrimiento. Mindfulness  cultiva una conciencia de la libertad y claridad disponible en cada preciado momento. Estos retiros guiados os ayudarán a aprender sobre la meditación y a profundizar en la práctica.")

“ Guiado por nuestro Maestro residente Upul.
Mindful Yoga 6:30am y 4:30pm  por Veronika. “


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 22

Aug  2-7 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 2nd of Aug 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 7th of Aug 
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 23

Aug  17-22 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 17th of Aug 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 22nd of Aug 
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 24

Sep 3-8 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 3rd of Sep

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 8th of Sep
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 25

Sep 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 21st of Aug 
Conducted by Ewen Arnold  >> Details


2019 ER 26
Sep 23-30 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 23rd of Sep
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 30th of Sep
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda >> Details


2019 ER 27

Oct 4-9 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 4th of Oct
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 9th of Oct
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 28
Oct 14-24 (10 days /9 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 14th of Oct
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 24th of Oct
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda >> Details


2019 ER 29

Oct 26-31 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 26th of Oct
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 31st of Oct
Conducted by Ewen Arnold  >> Details


2019 ER 30
Nov 2-9 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 2nd of Nov
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 9th of Nov
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >> Details


2019 ER 31

Nov 14-19 (6 days /5 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 14th of Nov 
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 19th of Nov  
Conducted by The Centre resident teacher Upul


2019 ER 33

Nov 30- Dec 7 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications

Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 30th of Nov 

Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 7th of Dec 
Conducted by Ewen Arnold  >> Details


2019 ER 34
Dec 18-25 (8 days /7 nights) Open for applications
Date of arrival 1-3 pm on the 18th of Dec
Date of departure after 12.30pm on the 25th of Dec 
Conducted by Thomas Khemananda  >> Details


2019 ER 35

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



RETREATS IN ENGLISH(ER) LANGUAGE 2020

2020 ER 01

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

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

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


                    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 අවසානයි
පැමිණීම ජන 19 ප.ව. 3.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
ජන 21 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු

දින 3
පෙබරවාරි 17-19 අයදුම් කල හැක
පැමිණීම පෙබ 17 ප.ව. 2.00-3.00 අතර
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 පෙ.8.30 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 2
ජූනි 15-16
පැමිණීම ජූනි 15 ප.ව. 12.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
ජූනි 16 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 4
ජූලි 13-16
පැමිණීම ජූලි 13 ප.ව. 12.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
ජූලි 16 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 6  
අගෝස්තු 10-15
පැමිණීම 
අගෝ 10 ප.ව. 12.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
අගෝ 15 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 3  
සැප්තැම්බර් 13-15
පැමිණීම 
සැප් 13 ප.ව. 12.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
සැප් 15 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 3  
ඔක්තෝබර් 11-13
පැමිණීම 
ඔක් 11 ප.ව. 12.00 ට පෙර
පිටත්වීම 
ඔක් 13 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 4  
නොවැම්බර් 9-12
පැමිණීම 
නොවැ 9 ප.ව. 2.00 - 3.00 අතර 
පිටත්වීම 
නොවැ 12 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු
දින 5  
දෙසැම්බර්  7-11
පැමිණීම 
දෙසැ 7 ප.ව. 2.00 - 3.00 අතර 
පිටත්වීම 
දෙසැ 11 ප.ව3.30 න් පසු