Our Centre

The centre is primarily devoted to the teaching of Vipassana or Insight Meditation as taught in the Thai Forest tradition of Theravada Buddhism in the lineage of Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho.

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Upcoming Events

Due to the current pandemic, Sunyata has cancelled all on-site events until further notice. Please see our coronavirus announcement for further details.

In the meantime, we are live-streaming a number of online events, details for which you can find here.

A series of 10 day residential and on line retreats to be held at Killcuan, Clairinbridge, Galway.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions and Government guidelines regarding social distancing, we are still unable to offer residential retreats here at Sunyata.
Together with Teach Na Tuisceana and Nick Scott, we will be offering a series of 10 day Residential and online retreats for the first half of 2021. Each of these retreats will be held in Galway and will be led by Nick Scott and one other teacher.
For further info and / or to book a place on one of these retreats click here

Coronavirus Measures

Update on visiting Sunyata

In line with currently applicable Covid restrictions, it is unfortunately not possible to attend pujas or stay overnight at the centre at this point in time. It is, however, possible to visit the meditation hall and the grounds for private meditation/worship/prayer between 10am-5pm daily – pre-booking with at least 24h advance notice is essential for this, and can be made via this form. Social distancing and hygiene rules are in operation.