Details:

Date: 13th -16th March 2020

Retreat Leader: Martin Kerrigan

Requirements: Everyone is welcome

Cost: Generosity Model – Donation only (no suggested amount).

Start and Finish times: The retreat will begin at 7pm on the 13th and finish at 2pm on the 16th People are welcome to arrive the day before and leave the day after.

Accommodation: Dormitory beds, twin and single rooms will be available at Land of Joy. Camping can be an option at certain times of year if you have your own tent but space is very limited. Beds are allocated based on individual or logistical needs.

Details:

Date: 13th – 16th March 2020

Retreat Leader: Martin Kerrigan

Requirements: Everyone is welcome

Cost: Generosity Model – Donation only (no suggested amount). 

Start and Finish times: The workshop will begin at 7pm on the 13th and finish at 2pm on the 16th. People are welcome to arrive the day before and leave the day after.

Accommodation: Dormitory beds, twin and single rooms will be available at Land of Joy. Camping can be an option at certain times of year if you have your own tent but space is very limited. Beds are allocated based on individual or logistical needs.

About the Retreat

Investigate what “samsara” is and how we are stuck in it. Find out what “nirvana” is and how to achieve it. Develop the determination to be free from suffering and empower yourself with practical tools to deal with and eliminate disturbing emotions forever.

According to Buddhism, the best way to deal with difficult emotions is to acknowledge when they arise in our minds then work on transforming the state of mind they create into something positive. We can then avoid harming others and ourselves.

This retreat will include an explanation of the mind and emotions as well as introducing meditations for working on individual emotions in order to transform the mind to work towards achieving genuine peace and happiness.

Topics Covered:

  • Explanations of the mind and emotions
  • General methods for dealing with difficult emotions

  • How to work with specific emotions

  • What contributes to the development of disturbing emotions

About the Retreat

Investigate what “samsara” is and how we are stuck in it. Find out what “nirvana” is and how to achieve it. Develop the determination to be free from suffering and empower yourself with practical tools to deal with and eliminate disturbing emotions forever.

According to Buddhism, the best way to deal with difficult emotions is to acknowledge when they arise in our minds then work on transforming the state of mind they create into something positive. We can then avoid harming others and ourselves.

This retreat will include an explanation of the mind and emotions as well as introducing meditations for working on individual emotions in order to transform the mind to work towards achieving genuine peace and happiness.

Topics Covered:

  • Explanations of the mind and emotions
  • General methods for dealing with difficult emotions

  • How to work with specific emotions

  • What contributes to the development of disturbing emotions

A Discovering Buddhism Module

These teachings will follow the structure and content of the FPMT education program ‘Discovering Buddhism’. You are most welcome to attend these teachings whether you plan to follow the full course or not. If you are studying the course there will be the chance to obtain the accreditation for the ‘Samsara and Nirvana’ module.

This is a really wonderful course which provides accessible, rich explanations of the topics it covers, as well as helping people apply those explanations to their lives. Land of Joy will be very happy to support you with your study in any way we can.

About the Teacher

Martin has been meditating, studying and practicing Tibetan Buddhism for over 25 years, mainly under the guidance of Geshe Tashi Tsering at Jamyang London. 

He is an FPMT registered teacher and has taught for some years both Discovering Buddhism and Foundation of Buddhist Thought as well as a variety of other retreats and courses. 

He also tutored the Foundation of Buddhist Thought Correspondence Course for Jamyang London for 10 years and is currently studying the Basic Programme.

He is now living in South Wales where he and his wife Sara manage a National Trust property.

A Discovering Buddhism Module

These teachings will follow the structure and content of the FPMT education program ‘Discovering Buddhism’. You are most welcome to attend these teachings whether you plan to follow the full course or not. If you are studying the course there will be the chance to complete the exam for this module.

This is a really wonderful course which provides accessible, rich explanations of the topics it covers, as well as helping people apply those explanations to their lives. Land of Joy will be very happy to support you with your study in any way we can.

A Discovering Buddhism Module

These teachings will follow the structure and content of the FPMT education program ‘Discovering Buddhism’. You are most welcome to attend these teachings whether you plan to follow the full course or not. If you are studying the course there will be the chance to complete the exam for this module.

This is a really wonderful course which provides accessible, rich explanations of the topics it covers, as well as helping people apply those explanations to their lives. Land of Joy will be very happy to support you with your study in any way we can.

About the Teacher

Martin has been meditating, studying and practicing Tibetan Buddhism for over 25 years, mainly under the guidance of Geshe Tashi Tsering at Jamyang London. 

He is an FPMT registered teacher and has taught for some years both Discovering Buddhism and Foundation of Buddhist Thought as well as a variety of other retreats and courses. 

He also tutored the Foundation of Buddhist Thought Correspondence Course for Jamyang London for 10 years and is currently studying the Basic Programme.

He is now living in South Wales where he and his wife Sara manage a National Trust property.

About the Teacher

Martin has been meditating, studying and practicing Tibetan Buddhism for over 25 years, mainly under the guidance of Geshe Tashi Tsering at Jamyang London. 

He is an FPMT registered teacher and has taught for some years both Discovering Buddhism and Foundation of Buddhist Thought as well as a variety of other retreats and courses. 

He also tutored the Foundation of Buddhist Thought Correspondence Course for Jamyang London for 10 years and is currently studying the Basic Programme.

He is now living in South Wales where he and his wife Sara manage a National Trust property.