Midsummer Work Retreat 18-23 June 2017 at The Centre for Alternative Technology

A unique opportunity has arisen to combine meditation, inquiry and reflection with working together outdoors in this Midsummer Work Retreat at the ecological flagship of Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Powys, Wales. For more information please go either to www.sanghaseva.org or to the DANCE Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement www.thedancewebsite.org.   .

Freely Given Retreats: new programme for 2017

Freely Given Retreats has a new programme of retreats for 2017. This is an organisation run solely by volunteers, for whom Kirsten Kratz is the guiding teacher. There is no charge for these retreats. They are run on the basis of ‘dana’, an economy rooted in generosity and giving. The tradition of dana in Buddhism […]

Gaia House newsletter

The latest newsletter from Gaia House in Devon is now available, featuring several lively articles, information about retreats, book reviews, and perspectives on practice. Click here or on the link below. GAIA-HOUSE-Newsletter-2016

exciting upcoming visit from Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm is one of the most senior western disciples of Ajahn Chah and is a highly respected teacher, with a large following in Australia and South East Asia. It’s very rare for Ajahn Brahm to visit and teach in the UK and this is a wonderful opportunity to hear him in person. In the attached flyer and […]

Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement (DANCE)

Are you concerned about Climate Change but don’t know what you can do to make a difference? Then please visit the Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement (DANCE) website. Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement (DANCE) is a space for connecting to explore the breadth of possible Dharma responses to climate change and related issues. You can […]

Cancellations

Booked a place on a day retreat but can’t come? Please let us know by phoning 0781 724 8040 before 9pm. Recent day retreats have been fully booked, sometimes with a waiting list in operation. We recognise that last-minute emergencies or illness may make cancelling your place impossible, but please do get in touch if […]

Living Fearlessly with Death: a 10-month course starting July 2016

Facilitated by Jean Wilkins and Zohar Lavie This is a special opportunity, through service and supported practice, to deepen our understanding of the way we respond and react to our experience of dukkha. The course will include 3 retreats at Bala Brook Retreat Centre on beautiful Dartmoor: 15–20 July 2016 9–11 December 2016 19–24 May 2017 During […]

New website manager!

We’re very pleased to announce that we have a new website manager, Rebecca Skillman. She joins the team of volunteers who run Oxford Gaia House Retreats; the other members of the team are Amy Bilderbeck, Andrew Finney, Brigid Avison, David Cannell, Kathryn Tulip, Pam Sutherland and Sarah Metcalf. If you are interested in becoming a […]