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Day of meditation and reflection lead by Heike Griffin[onsite at Sunyata and Online]

  Sunday 29th August 9:00am to 5:00pm, lunch from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. After an introductory reflection on a particular aspect of insight meditation we will have the opportunity to practice with this theme. The day will consist of periods of guided as well as silent meditation, walking meditation. There will also be time for questions…

10 day Residential Insight Retreat with Nick Scott

Kilcuan The Irish Pilgrimage Trust, Kilcuan Retreat Centre, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway

10th to 19th September with Nick Scott This retreat is to be held at Kilcuan Retreat Centre(Eircode H91W596). Kilcuan is situated in quiet woodland near Clarinbridge, Co Galway. The COVID situation may change so initially we are limiting the places to 15. We will review the situation nearer to the start of the retreat to…

Insight Retreat with Heike Griffin and Padraig Cotter[Residential and online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

It is necessary to book at [email protected] It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation. Beginning on Friday evening at 7:30pm and ending on Sunday lunch time, this residential retreat will also be offered on the online platform Zoom. Booking is required and a link to the zoom meeting…

Yoga series: Fundraiser

This is a five-part yoga series which is being held as a fundraising event for the campaign to Save Sunyata. Each class is being run by a different yoga teacher from the Sunyata community and each week will focus on a different yoga skill or application that can support our practice. The classes will be…

Insight Retreat with Heike Griffin[Residential and online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

It is necessary to book at [email protected] It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation. Beginning on Friday evening at 7:30pm and ending on Sunday lunch time, this residential retreat will also be offered on the online platform Zoom. Booking is required and a link to the zoom meeting…

10 Day Residential Insight Retreat with Nick Scott and Brian Hickey

Nick Scott is well known for teaching Buddhist meditation retreats for over 20 years but for anyone unfamiliar with Nick's emphasis of teaching they can find more information here. Brian Hickey is a physical therapist and Foundation Training instructor who has a love of the human body. He has been practicing meditation for over 15 years,…

Luang Por Sumedho Dhamma Reflection[Marquee at Sunyata and Zoom]

We are highly privileged and honoured to announce the visit of Luang Por Sumedho to Sunyata on Sunday the 31st of October. Luang Por will visit on the morning of October 31st and will lead a short ceremony to offer the precepts to laypeople and a Dhamma reflection at 9.00am. This visit will be a…

Insight Retreat with Padraig Cotter[Residential and online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

It is necessary to book at [email protected] It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation. Beginning on Friday evening at 7:30pm and ending on Sunday lunch time, this residential retreat will also be offered on the online platform Zoom. Booking is required and a link to the zoom meeting…

Day of meditation and reflection lead by Heike Griffin[onsite at Sunyata and Online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

Sunday 21st November 10:00am to 5:00pm, lunch from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. After an introductory reflection on a particular aspect of insight meditation we will have the opportunity to practice with this theme. The day will consist of periods of guided as well as silent meditation, walking meditation. There will also be time for questions and…

Insight Meditation Retreat with Ajahn Candasiri [Online Events]

This will be similar to retreats held at Sunyata except online. It is necessary to book at [email protected] It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation. Beginning on the Saturday morning and ending on the Sunday evening, we will take this opportunity to practice using the online platform Zoom.…

Dhamma from Ajahn Sucitto at Kilcuan, Clarinbridge[online and in person]

Kilcuan The Irish Pilgrimage Trust, Kilcuan Retreat Centre, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway

Ajahn Sucitto is a Theravada Buddhist monk. He entered monastic life in 1975 in Thailand, but since 1978 has been based in Britain. He spent fourteen years training under Ajahn Sumedho, the senior Western disciple of Ajahn Chah, and so is part of the Thai Forest lineage of direct practice. His ability with language and…

Day of meditation and reflection lead by Padraig Cotter[onsite at Sunyata and Online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

Sunday 12th December 10:00am to 5:00pm, lunch from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. After an introductory reflection on a particular aspect of insight meditation we will have the opportunity to practice with this theme. The day will consist of periods of guided as well as silent meditation, walking meditation. There will also be time for questions and…

An hour of meditation and reflection on Christmas Eve with Heike Griffin from 4 – 5pm

An hour of meditation and reflection on Christmas Eve with Heike Griffin from 4 - 5pm We will meet for an hour of sitting quietly in what can be a busy time. There will be a brief dhamma reflection, time for meditation and sharing. No need to book.   https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86435878970?pwd=dCtPUGI2VnFuNGVZTU11bHV2aHdWdz09 Meeting ID: 864 3587 8970…

New Year Retreat [Residential and Online Event]

This 4 day insight meditation retreat will be led by our in-house teachers and will end at 1pm on the 1st of January. This residential retreat will also be offered on the online platform Zoom. Booking is required and a link to the zoom meeting will be sent to the online participants closer to the…

Insight Retreat with Padraig Cotter[Residential and online]

It is necessary to book at [email protected] It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation. Beginning on Friday evening at 7:30pm and ending on Sunday lunch time, this residential retreat will also be offered on the online platform Zoom. Booking is required and a link to the zoom meeting…

The Heart of the Truth. Day of practice at Sunyata with Vince Cullen

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

Arrive at 9:30am for tea, coffee and introductions in the Open Shed at Sunyata. 10:00am First Sit 10:30am Talk 11:00am Walk 11:30am Sit 12:00pm Q & A 12:30pm Lunch 2:30pm Sit 3:00pm Talk 3:30pm Walk 4:00pm Sit 4:30pm Q & A 5:00pm Finish To participate it is necessary to attend the entire retreat.   Booking…

Forest Mheitheal Day 12th February 2022

Join us for a day of working together in the forest. We will be cutting and chopping wood for the stoves, and clearing brush and the paths. There will be an early lunch at 11am as we currently have a monastic on site. If you would like to come please send an email to [email protected]

Insight Retreat with Heike Griffin[Residential and online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

Heike Griffin has been meditating for nearly 30 years, the last 10 years following the Thai Forest tradition. Since 2018 Heike has been involved in leading retreats at Sunyata.   It is necessary to book a place by clicking here. It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation.…

Awareness vast like space – A day of insight meditation, led by Pádraig Cotter 10th of April 2022 [Onsite at Sunyata and Online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

After an introductory reflection on a particular aspect of insight meditation we will have the opportunity to practice with this theme.  During this day of practice, there will be an emphasis on practicing with an open and broad awareness in which experience can be sensed and attended to in ways that enable insight, wonder and…

10 Day Insight Meditation Retreat with Nick Scott & Heike Griffin 15th – 24th April[Residential]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

A ten day retreat is an opportunity to deepen one’s meditation practice and leads to an understanding of what meditation and the spiritual journey is really about. The period is long enough that we can leave behind the stress caused by our daily interactions while having no need to plan the future. It thus becomes…

Insight meditation retreat with Ajahn Dhammanando. Long weekend retreat April 29th to May 2nd[Residential and Online]

Sunyata Buddhist Centre Snaty, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

It is necessary to book a place by clicking here. It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation. Beginning on Friday evening at 7:30pm and ending on Monday lunch time, this residential retreat will also be offered on the online platform Zoom. Booking is required and a link…

10 Day insight meditation retreat with Ajahn Nyanadassano 13th – 22nd May[Residential and Online]

It is necessary to book a place by clicking here. It will feature an emphasis on tranquility meditation (samadhi), insight meditation (vipassana) and lovingkindness(metta) meditation. Beginning on Friday evening at 7:30pm and ending on Sunday lunch time, this residential retreat will also be offered on the online platform Zoom. Booking is required and a link…