from 6pm Friday 12th April to 4pm Sunday 14th April 2019
The Leeds Buddhist Centre Sangha Retreat is held twice each year. This spring we’re going to the Beamsley Project again which is in a quiet rural location, near Bolton Abbey in Wharfedale. It’s a chance to practice with old friends and to make new friends. The programme includes meditation, workshops and ritual, and there is also time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Where physically possible all retreatants are asked to help out with cooking and washing-up etc. All meals are vegan and sleeping accommodation is provided (shared rooms, but if you need a single room for medical reasons, please ask). Please bring your own towels and toiletries. All bed linen is provided.
Everyone who is familiar with our meditation practices is welcome, and in fact, this is a perfect weekend for those who have not been on retreat before. It is friendly, easy going and fun – with lots of meditation and Dharma practice.
TO BOOK: Please complete a form and enclose a non-returnable deposit of £75 to cover the basic costs.
N.B. Early booking is essential as the retreat is often oversubscribed.
The Mandala of Generosity
The balance is payable on the retreat itself (by cash or cheque): Our aim is to inspire a culture of generosity in the way we share Buddhist Teachings so, once the deposit has been paid, it is up to you how much more you pay. We suggest an additional donation (over and above the deposit) of between £15 and £65. We leave the exact amount for you to decide, depending on your means and what you consider to be fair. Some choose to pay less than the minimum but we hope that those who can will pay more. This way we help people on every level of income access the Dharma and help to sustain Leeds Buddhist Centre.
If you have any questions please contact the centre at email@example.com