By Dhammadassin21@... on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 14:42Children are very welcome on the retreat. We don’t provide a crèche, but there are a variety of facilities available for children, though your children remain your responsibility throughout the event.
There will be a toddler’s tent where you can take your young one to play in a safe environment, with toys and games provided.
There will be arts, craft, sports, bush craft and other activities for older children for 2 two-hour slots each day (one in the...
By Dhammadassin21@... on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 14:08Arriving and Leaving Feel free to arrive from midday on Friday 23rd May, especially if you are camping. It’s good to have time to arrive and put up your tent etc. There will be tea and food available from early evening.
The event ends after lunch on Tuesday 27th May.
Translations and visitors from overseas We will provide translation facilities for those who don’t speak English as a first language. Please contact your local centre for...
By Dhammadassin21@... on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:42There will be some dormitory accommodation available (book early!), plus camping space in fields adjacent to Adhisthana (bring your own tent and bedding).
If you’d like to book your own off-site accommodation for the retreat, you can still attend, at a reduced ticket price. You can find helpful links on the Ledbury Tourist Information page.
For more on facilities for children, those with special needs, or translations for those for whom English is not their first...
By Dhammadassin21@... on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:32A retreat begins with a choice: to take time out from your usual routine, and instead take up the chance to meditate, study and reflect on the Buddha”s teachings with like-minded people, often in beautiful, peaceful countryside. Triratna has different retreat centres running different “styles” of retreat, such as emphasising meditation and silence, or study, or retreats for families.
By Munisha on Sat, 3 May, 2014 - 00:07There are still some places left on the biggest open Sangha gathering of the Triratna year - the Triratna International Retreat. Many preparations are afoot for this year’s retreat, happening for the first time in the green and lovely setting of Adhisthana, UK, the new heartland of the Order and Bhante Sangharakshita’s home.
By Munisha on Sat, 15 Mar, 2014 - 16:10Dhammadassin writes: this year’s Triratna International Retreat will be held at Adhisthana, our new retreat centre; home for Triratna and our founder Sangharakshita in his final years. The retreat will be run by the European Chairs’ Assembly, in conjunction with Buddhafield and Adhisthana. It opens on the evening of Friday 23rd May, finishing after lunch on Tuesday 27th May 2014. The theme is The Bodhisattva’s Reply - the Dharma expressed in social change.