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September 2021

Yoga series: Fundraiser

September 18 - October 16

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 held online every Saturday from 10-11am for five weeks, starting on Saturday 18th September. It is possible to sign up for the entire series, or…

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October 2021

Insight Retreat with Heike Griffin[Residential and online]

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - October 17 @ 2:00 pm
Sunyata Buddhist Centre, Snaty
Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare V95 EP80 Ireland

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 will be sent to the online participants closer to the time. To participate it is necessary to attend the entire retreat.

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10 Day Residential Insight Retreat with Nick Scott and Brian Hickey

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - November 7 @ 1:00 pm

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, attended numerous retreats and stayed in Chithurst Buddhist Monastery for the three month winter retreat. He is teaching Buddhist meditation for us and the use…

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November 2021

Insight Retreat with Padraig Cotter[Residential and online]

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - November 14 @ 2:30 pm
Sunyata Buddhist Centre, Snaty
Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare V95 EP80 Ireland

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 will be sent to the online participants closer to the time. To participate it is necessary to attend the entire retreat.

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

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunyata Buddhist Centre, Snaty
Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare V95 EP80 Ireland

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 discussion. Booking (by email to [email protected]) is essential as there are limited number of spaces available to attend onsite to allow for social distancing and…

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Insight Meditation Retreat with Ajahn Candasiri [Online Events]

November 27 @ 9:00 am - November 28 @ 5:00 pm

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. Booking is required and a link to the zoom meeting will be sent to you closer to the time. To participate it is necessary to…

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December 2021

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

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunyata Buddhist Centre, Snaty
Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare V95 EP80 Ireland

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 discussion. Booking (by email to [email protected]) is essential as there are limited number of spaces available to attend onsite to allow for social distancing and…

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New Year Retreat [Residential and Online Event]

December 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am - January 1, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

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 time. To participate it is necessary to attend the entire retreat. It is necessary to book at [email protected] Please also refer to our guidelines for attending…

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