“One November morning in 1985, four women - Sanghadevi, Ratnasuri, Karunasri, Kulanandi - and a cat called Tansy, drove from London to the Welsh borders, to start what was probably the first Buddhist retreat centre for women in the world.”
In 1985, Cornhill Farm was bought - a run-down farmhouse and derelict outbuildings, together with seven acres of land. The first retreats were held in the white farmhouse - a living room converted into a shrine room, and...
Here’s Mandarava, speaking about her upcoming retreat, Stories of Wisdom, Stories of Life retreat, now running *online* from Saturday 24 October to Thursday 29 October.
Mandarava’s puppetry and storytelling is legendary. During this retreat she’ll explore a simple, yet compelling, Jataka story. How are we are when we’re faced with our fear? How can we find ways to resource ourselves?
Only 8 spaces left, so please book to avoid disappointment by visiting the Taraloka website.
What is it to be fully aware, fully alive? Mindfulness is an adventure! In these times more than ever, the Buddha’s teaching of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness gives us an essential framework for how to stay present, clear-minded, and living from our deepest values, whether we’re meditating or in the thick of our daily lives.
Taraloka and The Buddhist Centre Online are collaborating to offer Alive! Aware! Awake! - an online retreat exploring the four foundations of...
Maitrisiddhi invites all Dharmacharinis and women training for ordination to The Great Gathering 22 - 25 May.It can’t happen in the flesh, but join us online – make this long weekend a home retreat for yourself! Practise alongside the Taraloka and Tiratanaloka communities. Follow on Taraloka’s Youtube channel or join us and participate in our Zoom pujas!