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Introductory 2018-09-29T13:08:22+00:00

Introduction to Buddhism Courses

Land of Joy offers a number of retreats and courses suitable for all levels of understanding including for those who are new to buddhist philosophy and the concepts it uses.

The following courses are a perfect way to be introduced to these concepts in a gentle and accessible way with plenty of opportunities for discussions and questions.

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.

November 2018

 

With Ven Mary: 2nd – 11th November – PLACES AVAILABLE

Take advantage of this opportunity to immerse yourself in the pivotal teachings and meditations of the graduated path to Enlightenment led by such a skilful and experienced teacher.

With Kerry Prest: 16th – 19th November – PLACES AVAILABLE

Discover the unique system for putting Buddhist philosophy into practice whilst hearing an overview of the entire Tibetan Buddhist path to awakening.

February 2019

With Ven Robina Courtin: 26th February – 2nd March Places Available

Discover your natural ability to lessen fear, depression, anxiety, neediness, low self-esteem and learn develop love, contentment, compassion, clarity, courage and the other qualities we so badly want.

March 2019

With Andy Wistreich & Shan Tate: 8th-11th March Places Available

Having a spiritual teacher can be a very special thing but what does it mean, how should they be chosen and what difficulties must be avoided? Join us to hear the answers to these questions and much more.

May 2019

With Ven Mary Reavey: 31st May – 3rd June Places Available

During this weekend you will learn to use any fear of death to overcome concerns that might be associated with it and discover how to use its certainty and imminence to enhance your quality of life.

August 2019

With Ven Mary Reavey: 10th – 17th August Places Available

Have you attended Buddhist teachings and feel they could be useful for you but don’t know how to meditate on the subjects you’ve studied or how to apply them to your life? This retreat will answer these questions and more.

September 2019

With Mike Murray: 30th August – 2nd September Places Available

This weekend aims to provide you with an understanding of what the Three Jewels are and what taking Refuge in them really means. There will be explanations and time for discussion and reflection.