A YEAR OF RETREATS

A Year of Retreats: at a glance

To help you plan ahead, each year at Tara International Kadampa Retreat Centre we organise a programme of annual retreats – this means that the timing and duration of these events will be similar each year.  Our annual retreats are shown in bold.  For 2021 the dates and some details of retreats are shown below:

Winter Retreat – January to mid-February (4 – 6 weeks)

Easter Empowerment Weekend & Retreat – March/April (1 week)

  • ‘Avalokiteshvara Empowerment and Lojong Retreat’ with Gen Losang (Fri 26 March – 2 April 2021)

Spring & Summer ‘Bridge’ Retreat – June-July (6 – 8 weeks)

  • Post International Spring Festival: ‘A Life of Great Meaning’: Week 1 Retreat: with Gen-la Khyenrab (Fri 4 June – 10 June 2021)
  • ‘Lamrim’, Week 2 Retreat: Unguided (Fri 11 – 17 June 2021)
  • ‘Lamrim’, Week 3 Retreat: Unguided (Fri 18 – 24 June 2021)
  • ‘Wisdom’, Week 1 Retreat: with Gen Losang (Fri 25 June – 1 July 2021)
  • ‘Wisdom’, Week 2 Retreat: with Gen Losang (Fri 2 July – 8 July 2021)
  • ‘Wisdom’, Week 3 Retreat: with Gen Losang (Fri 9 July – 15 July 2021)

Late Summer Retreat – mid-August (1 week)

  • Post International Summer Festival: ‘A Blissful Awakening’: with Kadam Morten Clausen (Sun 15 – 21 August 2021)

October Retreat – early October (1 week)

  • Post UK Dharma Celebration Retreat: with Gen Losang (Fri 1 – 7 October 2021)

December Retreat – early December (1 week)

  • Post International Fall Festival: ‘Highest Yoga Tantra’: with Gen-la Thubten (Fri 3 – 9 December 2021)

More details for all of the above retreats will be added soon.

“When shall I withdraw into the forest and live among trees, with birds and deer who say nothing unpleasant but are joy to live with.”

Shantideva