Passaddhi Retreat Centre Ireland
Passaddhi, a small retreat and meditation centre in the Beara Peninsula in the southwest of Ireland, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The meditation taught is Vipassana in the tradition of the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw (Burmese/Thai Theravadin). Contact person is: Marjó Oosterhoff,
address: Passaddhi, Leitrim Beg, Adrigole, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Buddhist Meditation and Retreat Centre
Lotus Village is a Buddhist meditation and retreat centre in Callan, Co Kilkenny, which offers retreats as well as weekly practise and guidance in Vipassanna and Loving Kindness meditation.
Sunyata Retreat Centre
Sunyata is a spacious haven outside the bustle of modern life with time for relaxation, contemplation and self-development. There is self-catering accommodation for personal retreats and a unique workshop venue with a varied program of retreats and workshops. _Our main connection is with the Thai forest tradition of Theravada Buddhism (Sunyata is from the ancient Pali language and means the spaciousness behind all form). We welcome people of all traditions and beliefs (or none).
Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare.
Kalyana Centre for Mindfulness is located on the Dingle Peninsula, close to Mount Brandon. The Centre offers Mindfulness Meditation, as well as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Simple movements known as Kum Nye (Tibetan healing yoga) and a skillful use of the voice (Voice Awareness) are integrated in some of our workshops and retreats.
Satipanya Buddhist Trust
The Satipanya Buddhist Trust is devoted to Vipassana Insight Meditation in the tradition of the Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma and its Spiritual Director is Bhante Bodhidhamma. Bhante Bodhidhamma has been a guiding teacher for us for a number of years and continues to support us by leading retreats and offering advice on day-to-day practice.
Gaia House offers a sanctuary of contemplative calm open to all. Founded in 1984, Gaia House is the only non-affiliated retreat centre in Britain which offers guidance in different meditative disciplines from the Buddhist traditions. Retreats are designed for both experienced meditators and beginners, of any faith or none, who seek to cultivate a path of wisdom and compassion. All retreats (with the exception of the Family and Friends retreat) are held in silence and explore the essential themes of calm attentiveness, equanimity, insight, peace and freedom.
Gaia House, West Ogwell, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6EN
+44 (0)1626 333613 Fax: +44 (0)1626 352650
Insight Meditation Society (IMS)
Barre, Massachusetts, USA.
The Insight Meditation Society was founded in 1975 as a nonprofit organization to provide a place for the intensive practice of insight meditation. IMS operates a retreat center set on 80 wooded acres in the quiet country of central Massachusetts. It provides a secluded environment for intensive meditation practice.
Irish Sangha Trust ( IST ) http://www.irishsanghatrust.ie
Irish Sangha Trust is a Buddhist group in Dublin organizing retreats and weekly meditation sits.