Rest and Reflect Weekend Retreat
Guided Meditation Retreat
Tara International Kadampa Retreat Centre, Etwall, Derbyshire
Friday 22 – Sunday 24 March
Enjoy a relaxing and refreshing break at the beautiful and inspiring Tara International Kadampa Retreat Centre near Derby. Immerse yourself in meditation on this guided retreat led by Gen Kelsang Paljin.
A retreat gives us the time and space away from our usual activities to gain a deeper and stable experience of inner peace.
This retreat will explore the development of a Peaceful Mind. It will help to reduce stress and other unpeaceful minds.
The meditations will be guided and the retreat is open and suitable for everyone, regardless of experience. Each meditation session will begin with short prayers, then there will be a talk followed by the guided meditation. Supper on Friday evening is at 6pm and the retreat begins at 8pm Friday evening and end Sunday lunchtime.
Tara Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Ashe Hall, Ash Lane, Etwall DE65 6HT
The retreat is being hosted by Tara International Kadampa Retreat Centre near Derby. The centre provides the perfect location to relax and refresh ourselves. Founded in 1984 by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and set in the beautiful environment of Ashe Hall and 38 acres of mature parkland, Tara IKRC is a major UK Centre for Modern Buddhism.
There will be time between the meditation sessions to relax, chat to others and to enjoy the surroundings.There is World Peace Café in the grounds to enjoy.
Tara IKRC is a mile outside Etwall just off A516, close to the A50 which runs between Derby and Stoke-on-Trent.
The nearest rail stations are Derby which is 8 miles away and Tutbury & Hatton Station is 4 miles away.
The VI or V2 bus from Derby goes to Etwall which is the nearest village to Tara IKRC.
The sessions will be guided by Gen Kelsang Paljin. Gen Kelsang Paljin is the Resident Teacher of Buddha Land and Burnley Kadampa Buddhist Centre and is appreciated for offering clear and simple guidance on meditation and positive living.
Accommodation & Booking
Comfortable accommodation is provided in single, twin or shared room (4-8 bed) rooms. Prices include accomodation, meditation sessions and vegetarian meals. Bookings can be made using the links below.
Friday to Sunday: The cost of a dormitory style room is £130 including vegetarian meals. Deposit £50.
Friday to Sunday: The cost of a single room is £240 from Friday until Sunday lunchtime. Deposit £60.
Friday to Sunday: The cost of a single room with its own toilet is £275 from Friday until Sunday lunchtime. Deposit £60.
Single Rooms, ensuite
ENSUITES ARE FULLY BOOKED – ASK TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST
Friday to Sunday: The cost of a single room with ensuite bathroom is £305 from Friday until Sunday lunchtime. Deposit £60.
Alternatively, you can attend the retreat without purchasing accomodation.
Non-residential fees are £72 for the whole weekend, including meals.
The cost to attend the retreat on Saturday without accomodation is £36, includes lunch.