The Urban Retreat gives you opportunity to have a retreat experience in the midst of your daily life. This year, there will be more silence and more meditation, and themed talks.
You can carry on living your normal day-to-day life whilst finding ways to intensify your practice of meditation and Buddhism. We will support you with intensive meditation mornings, a silent day-long retreat, weekday morning meditations, evening classes, dharma talks, yoga, daily text messages and emails. Free, booking essential. Book Here
Filmed during the ten-day winter retreat at Adhisthana, Herefordshire, UK. Featuring ‘The Dawn Chorus’ by Derek Mahon. With thanks to Poppie Skold, the London Buddhist Centre and to all those who appear in the film.
3 Cafés Challenge - Raising Money for the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre
This Saturday morning April the 23rd, Jnanavaca and Maitreyabandhu will attempt to walk from the LBC to Broadway Market, visiting 3 east London cafés, drinking 3 hot beverages and eating 3 pieces of cake, each. They have so far raised over £500 per drink and £500 for each piece of cake = £3,000 in total. This money will buy everything we’ll need for hot beverages at the New...
Raising Money for the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre
This Spring friends Maitreyabandhu and Jnanavaca will visit 3 east London cafes, drink 3 hot beverages and eat 3 pieces of cake, each. We need to raise £500 per drink and £500 for each piece of cake = £3,000 in total. This money will buy everything we’ll need for hot beverages at the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre, from installing the new water boilers to new quality cups, cafetiers, coffee tables, spoons and mugs…
Believe the hype - the Challenge is on.
Friends Maitreyabandhu and Jnanavaca are setting out to raise £3,000.00 for the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre with an unprecedented feat - the 3 Cafés Challenge.
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