Day Retreats and Residential Retreats
"The Jewel and the Lotus” - A Day Retreat with Punyamala at York Buddhist Centre
Sunday 3 October 10:30am – 4:30pm
A day of meditation, reflection, discussion and puja exploring the theme of spiritual growth using the symbols of the jewel and the lotus. Everyone who has attended an Introductory Class is welcome but booking is essential as there are limited places. There is no charge but we ask you to consider a donation of between £8-£15 for the day - or whatever you can manage - to help us with the costs of our centre.
A special day retreat led by Punyamala who is a private and public preceptor who regularly leads the long ordination retreat at Akashavana.Nearly Full
Day Retreat to Celebrate Sangha Day
Saturday 27 November 10am – 4pm
A day of practice and celebration led by Mahasraddha and Shakyapada - details to follow
open to all who have attended an Introductory Course
Entering the Mandala of the Dakinis
Friday 10 December – Friday 17 December
Passionate, playful and sometimes fierce. Dakinis challenge and invite us to break free of our bondage to samsara.
Led by Satyamuni, Ratnagita and Alokasanna, and organised by Blackburn Buddhist Centre
York Spring Sangha Retreat
Friday 11 March – Sunday 13 March
A residential weekend of meditation and Dharma study for members of our sangha, at the Beamsley Project near Skipton. Details to follow in the New Year
The cost is £75 plus whatever you wish to donate at the end of the weekend. All food and board is included. All sangha members are invited.