Rains Retreat 2018

We are currently preparing for, and very much looking forward to, hosting our second rains retreat or ‘vassa.’ The vassa is an annual three-month period of monastic retreat which has been observed since the time of the Buddha. Traditionally, monks and nuns remain in one place during this time, taking the opportunity to deepen and…

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New forest planted

Thank you to everyone who helped us on our last meitheal day. Over 400 trees were planted and we look forward to watching them grow into a beautiful habitat for monastics and wildlife. As can be seen from the photographs, the weather was ideal for trees, if not for ourselves, but it was a very…

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