Tantric Group Retreats

Land of Joy offers the precious opportunity to take part in a range of tantric retreats for various different levels of practitioners up to highest yoga tantra approximation retreats. Please look at the individual retreat pages by clicking the links in the page below to see what requirements you may need to take part.

Please be aware retreats might be cancelled up to two weeks prior to the event due to lack of numbers or other reasons so please keep this in mind when booking transport.

With Andy Wistreich: 15th November – 1st December Places Available

The retreat will enable one to learn the practice, with daily teaching and discussion sessions to supplement the main practice sessions. Through it one may complete the nearing retreat with the burnt offering ritual, based on fulfilling the required mantra count.

With Di Carroll: 2nd May – 9th May Places Available

The Nyung Nay retreat is a two day intensive practice of Chenresig, the Buddha of Compassion, involving meditating on bodhicitta, visualizing Chenresig, reciting prayers, chanting compassion mantras, and performing prostrations.

Doing even one Nyung Nay for just two days is said to be as effective as three months of other purification practices and is extremely powerful for purifying negative karma and opening the heart to compassion.

 

With Andy Wistreich: 13th – 20th June Places Available

This retreat will provide instruction and practice on how to do the Kalacakra Mind Mandala nearing retreat, including the preliminary rituals and fire puja

With Paula Chichester: 18th – 27th September Places Available

The Vajrayogini Completion Stage Retreat is only open to those who have completed the nearing retreat and fire puja. The meditations and exercises will be based on the 6 Yogas of Naropa teachings of Lama Thubten Yeshe that Paula received in 1983.

With Andy Wistreich: 10th – 17th October Places Available

This retreat is for those who have either attended the July 2019 Yamantaka retreat at Land of Joy, or for others who are accepted following application, by the retreat leader. Either way you will have received the Yamantaka empowerment and be familiar with the generation stage sadhana, ideally having completed the enabling retreat.

With Paula Chichester: 13th – 22nd November Places Available

Glorious White Tara is the healer of all ills and giver of long life. This beautiful practice will be the foundation for a retreat focused on experiential meditations that will introduce the tantric sadhana and mantra recitation as a healing method.