Weekend Retreat: Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation
The Buddha’s teachings inspire and empower us to live more simply, meaningfully and kindly.
This residential retreat is particularly, but not exclusively, aimed at people who are new to, or in their first year of Buddhist meditation and it offers you the chance to step out of your life for a moment, and find a wider perspective on how you live it, whilst enjoying the simple pleasures of the retreat community. Our two main meditation practices will be taught and there will be meditation workshops and talks on Buddhism, as well as the opportunity to engage with simple devotional practices.
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We can offer a limited number of assisted places if your financial circumstances prevent you from going on the retreat. Please contact us allowing a few weeks before the retreat.
Important: the diet is vegetarian/vegan, and the recipes are planned and the food is bought in advance. If you have a food allergy or medical condition requiring a special diet, please email us the details on receipt of your booking confirmation. Its best also to check with the organizer when you arrive.
If you need to arrive slightly late or leave before the end, please consult with the retreat leader now.
Lost property: if you leave something behind, it is important that you talk with the Buddhist Centre first and not the retreat venue.
Retreats are a special event where people enjoy coming together and support one another to practice the Dharma. While every care will be given to all those attending, the Cambridge Buddhist Centre cannot be responsible for the loss of personal possessions, nor look after you appropriately if you fail to disclose important information about your health. If in doubt please consult us now.