Sacred Places, a day of practice and wholesome action in your location and online 19 September, 2020

There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places.” – Wendell Berry Please read below for information about this day, which is being run and hosted by If you are interested in this day, please contact them directly via their website. Please note that Oxford Insight Meditation is not organising this […]

Saturday 19 September 2020 – Online Day Retreat with Kirsten Kratz

This retreat will take place online via Zoom. The retreat is free, though we invite you to make a small contribution to Oxford Insight Meditation to help us continue offering these retreats. In addition, we invite you to offer dana to support our teachers. Please register for the retreat via the Eventbrite link You […]

An evening session with Insight meditation teacher Anushka Fernandopulle Sunday 9th August 5-6.30pm online

We are very happy to welcome US-based Insight meditation teacher Anushka Fernadopulle to lead this evening meditation session for Oxford Insight Mediation. The session will include a guided meditation, a short dharma talk and an opportunity to ask questions about your practice. In the spirit of the Insight meditation tradition, Anushka will offer her teaching […]

Love and Rage: A Dialogue of Liberation with Lama Rod Owens and Mama D Ujuaje Friday 24th July 7-9pm UK time, online

This is a unique opportunity to hear Lama Rod Owens talking about his new book Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger with London-based facilitator and activist Mama D Ujuaje. “We can’t heal what we don’t acknowledge, but acknowledgment can be painful and takes work, so we need effective tools and safe spaces where all feel […]

Online Course – Chris Cullen and Christina Feldman – Starts Monday 18th May

Tricycle magazine are hosting an online course “Universal Empathy: A Fresh Look at the Qualities of the Heart”.  Cultivate four transformative qualities of the heart as pathways of insight and awakening. Kindness, appreciative joy, compassion, and equanimity enrich our lives and allow us to be flourishing, creative, dynamic people. Known in the Buddha’s teaching as the […]

Updates on retreat information and online resources in the light of the current Coronovirus situation.

Day RetreatsOur retreats for Summer 2020 will be free of charge and delivered online via Zoom: August: Anushka Fernandopulle Anushka Fernandopulle Sunday 9th August 5-6.30pm online please click here. Please sign up to our emails if you wish to get further information on these and the link to the Zoom retreat days. Monday Sitting Group.The […]

Humanity in Action: Supporting a Safe Haven in Calais, France 14 – 20 May, 2020

This is comprised of two parts: Humanity in Action Retreat: 14 – 17 May, 2020 Meditation in Action retreat facilitated by Nathan Glyde (Gaia House teacher and SanghaSeva co-founder) and Optional Sangha Volunteer Period: 17 – 20 May, 2020 Peer Led Sangha volunteer period. According to the United Nations, there are currently around 26 million refugees […]

Podcast interview with Venerable Canda

In this episode, British born Buddhist nun, Venerable Canda, talks about becoming one of the first western women to get full ordination as a nun or Bikkhuni and the uproar it caused in Asia; travelling to India aged just 19 to learn meditation, and spending the next fifteen years there and in Burma practising; and […]

Podcast interview with Yanai Postelnik about his involvement with Extinction Rebellion and Engaged Buddhism

In this episode of the Monk on a Motorbike Podcast internationally respected meditation teacher, Yanai Postelnik talks about Buddhism and breaking the law, his involvement with Extinction Rebellion, getting arrested twice during protests against climate change in London, his spiritual path, living solely on donations from his students, going back to protest whilst on bail, and other […]