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14 Day Insight Meditation Retreat with Nick Scott and Padraig Cotter

January 27 @ 10:00 am - February 10 @ 1:00 pm

This is an opportunity for those who have already done several ten day retreats to deepen their practice by taking part in a longer retreat. It is deliberately being held in winter when the surrounding woodland at Kilkuan Retreat Centre in Clarinbridge is quiet and least exciting. Each of the 16 participants will get their own en suite room. The teachers will take it in turns to lead the retreat, providing daily reflections and meditation guidance that will assume the foundations are already there. There will also be one to one interviews with the teachers.

Registration for this retreat will be from 10am on the first Saturday and the retreat will start at 11am. It will finish after lunch at 1pm on the last Saturday. You have to attend the whole retreat.

 To book a place, or to make enquiries, please write to [email protected].


Nick Scott has been teaching short and long retreats for 25 years with the endorsement of senior monks in the Thai Forest tradition. His teaching is wise and humorous, and illustrated with personal stories and insights from 45 years of meditation, including long solitary retreats and residing for 10 years at Chithurst Buddhist Monastery in England. He is the author of several Buddhist travel books recounting adventures with Buddhist monks. These can be downloaded for free at: www.nickscottbooks.com. Nick is by profession an Ecologist working for environmental charities. He now lives with his partner, Micheline, in Co Galway.

Pádraig Cotter : “I came into contact with the spiritual path over twenty years ago. Over the years I have attended many retreats at centres and monasteries throughout Europe and Asia.  I have practiced within various spiritual traditions and frameworks including Christianity, Advaita Vedanta, various schools of Buddhism,  as well as the Insight Meditation tradition, all of which continue to influence my explorations.  Since 2009, I have been a volunteer at Sunyata Buddhist Centre where I was manager in 2011-2012.  I was asked  to share dharma teachings in 2016,  an endeavour I find to be a joyful challenge. “


January 27 @ 10:00 am
February 10 @ 1:00 pm
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The Irish Pilgrimage Trust, Kilcuan Retreat Centre
Clarinbridge, Co. Galway H91W596 Ireland
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