Links

Anukampa Bhikkuni Project aiming to promote the teachings and practices of Early Buddhism, through establishing a Bhikkhuni (nuns’) presence in the UK.

Bodhi College  offering courses, workshops, lectures, including Committed Dharma Practitioners’ Programme and trainings for teachers of Mindfulness-Based Applications.

DANCE Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement –  initiated by a group of Dharma teachers, staff and friends of Gaia House – as a forum for the wider sangha to explore what might be possible in bringing Dharma responses to the climate crisis.

Gaia House, Devon – offers retreats from various Buddhist traditions, together with opportunities for individual retreats ranging from a week to many months, in a supportive practice environment.

Freely Given Retreats – offer Insight Meditation retreats available to everyone regardless of their financial situation.

Cittaviveka (Chithurst) Hampshire. Buddhist Monastery in the Theravadan tradition, specifically the Thai forest lineage.

Amaravati (Hertfordshire). Buddhist Monastery in the the Theravadan Thai Forest Tradition also offering retreats for lay people.

Aruna Ratanagiri: Harnham Buddhist Monastery, a Theravada Buddhist community on the border of England and Scotland.

The Barn Retreat, Sharpham, Devon. A small retreat centre offering mindfulness practice, teacher-led inquiry and working meditation.

Moulin de Chaves in rural SW France offers retreats led by Martin Aylward and other teachers of insight meditation and related practices.

SanghaSeva organise ‘Meditation in Action’ retreats in India, UK and Israel-Palestine. These retreats integrate time for quiet meditation with time for offering ourselves to others.

Insight Meditation UK Groups:

Sitting groups in many areas of the UK &  Ireland are listed on the Gaia House resources page. The following also offer day-long retreats and courses.

London Insight Meditation

Bristol Insight Meditation

Oxford Gaia House Retreats

Insight Meditation, Milton Keynes

Nottingham Insight Meditation

Insight North-East based in Whitley Bay near Newcastle