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Dec 22
The Winter Retreat 2018

Start 22/12/2018
Finish 01/01/2019
Led By Garavavati
Vidyadaka
Cost Full: £320.00 Concession: £215.00
Deposit £100.00
Transport Not available
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Explore meditation, practice mindfulness and uncover the imagination. For newcomers, or those in their first two years of practice.

How do we move from reactivity to creativity, from passivity to action, from limitation to freedom... and beyond? Using the teachings of the Buddha, reflecting on them and applying them in meditation we will learn to take responsibility for our mind, our behaviour and our life. Come and discover for yourself the potential of the creative mind and how all of the Buddha’s practical teachings have the same taste – the taste of freedom.

Sharing five or ten days with like-minded men and women, the programme will include talks about Buddhism, introduction to Buddhist ritual and periods of silence, as well as plenty of meditation, good vegan food, free time and beautiful countryside. A retreat ideal for newcomers, or those in their first two years of practice.

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Pricing & Payment

The 10 day option costs £530 (£420 concs). The 5 day option costs £320 (£270 concs).

All the rooms are shared (up to five beds) but there is also the option to stay in a larger dormitory of 12 beds for the reduced cost of £215. This will be for women in the first half (22-27 Dec) and men in the second half (27 Dec-1 Jan).

If you pay a deposit, the full cost of this retreat is due by Tuesday 28 Nov 2018.

Travel instructions

This retreat takes place at Adhisthana, Coddington Court, Coddington, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1JL. We are not providing transport to this retreat, so you will need to make your own travel arrangements.

The nearest station to the retreat centre is Colwall. On both the 22nd Dec and 27th Dec we will run a regular minibus service between 3pm and 5pm from Colwall station to the retreat centre.

For those on the first five days the retreats ends at 2pm on 27th Dec and for everyone else it ends at 11am on 1st Jan.

Travel postcode

HR8 1JL