The Buddhafield season begins in April, and the spring weather is drawing us closer to nature and to the land, calling us to a deeper experience of ourselves and others, supported by the earth.
Highlights of the season include our Total Immersion Retreat - a silent meditation retreat led by experienced meditators Kamalashila and Vajradevi, on our beautiful Broadhembury land in Devon. Beginning on 6th May, the retreat runs for a...
Buddhafield Total Immersion 2016: Where Love Meets Wisdom
Led by Kamalashila and Vajrapriya with yoga from Jinavamsa.
There are still places on this retreat for experienced meditators. A jewel of Buddhafield, this is a glorious opportunity to immerse in deep meditation, embraced in the beauty of nature, for two weeks or a month. Payment by donation/generosity. Gorgeous organic meals. Hot tubs under the stars. Led by Kamalashila and Vajrapriya with yoga from Jinavamsa.
20/21st May to 3rd June, or 17th June (20th May is an optional...
Posted by Satyadarshin on Mon, 26 Jan, 2015 - 11:05If you want a new challenge, an experience of right livelihood and community, or if you have wanted to be part of the Buddhafield team, get in touch now.
We need people throughout the spring and summer to be part of the team that makes Buddhafield happen - building the spaces, creating the community, running the events and cooking the food. If you have any experience that’s great; if not we can train you in first aid, cooking, building...
Posted by Satyadarshin on Fri, 9 May, 2014 - 14:20This year our experiment in Buddhist community living is expanding! We’ll be creating a family-friendly community of practice on our land at Frog Mill on Dartmoor for most of August 2014.
How do we make life a meditation?! Find space and beauty in the midst of it all? As householders, parents, busy people - how do we practise the Buddha’s teachings in all parts of our everyday lives?
Posted by Satyadarshin on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 12:40Here are the first two in a set of interviews I’m conducting with the Buddhafield Team this summer. In both cases I’ve tried to draw out the inspirations for the events that they support.
Ratnadeva is manager of Buddhafield Retreats and was ordained at Guhyaloka last summer. In my interview with him, we talked about how the planning for the 2014 season was coming along, in the midst of considerable personnel changes in Buddhafield. I...
Posted by Satyadarshin on Fri, 25 Apr, 2014 - 11:52A Journey Through Darkness and Light: 16 — 22 June 2014
The following is an excerpt from a blog post by Abhayajit about the latest in a series of retreats thematically known as Land, Body and Soul.
On the Soul and the Solstice Retreat we will be taking the summer light as our inspiration and exploring what it really means to feel fully alive, through self-exploration, dance, meditation, and ritual.
Well yes, the usual event isn’t happening… but there is a wonderful small festival/gathering happening at the usual Festival time (Wednesday 16 — Sunday 20 July). Quieter and more spacious, the first GEA last May had a wonderful heart-opening atmosphere and sense of community:
Posted by Satyadarshin on Fri, 28 Feb, 2014 - 10:55Immerse yourself in a month-long, silent camping retreat in the tranquil Devon countryside. Experienced practitioners can further explore the core meditations of the Triratna Buddhist community, supported by yoga, Chi Kung and ritual, living close to nature in a way similar to the Buddha’s historical followers. The Four Foundations of Mindfulness will be the general framework, led by Kamalashila and an Order team.
Our relationship with the modern world is highly complex but, at heart, our feeling of ease...