Meditation Courses & Longer Retreats 2021

Retreat info

Below is a 2021 schedule of guided and unguided meditation retreats: longer retreats, weekend retreats, day courses and mini courses. For more information, how to attend, and how to book, click on the underscored course or retreat titles.

Mini Courses

Day Courses

Weekend Retreats

Longer Retreats

The retreats and courses are taught by our Resident Teacher, Canadian Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Thekchen, and other senior teachers, who will guide all the meditations and answer any questions you may have about Buddhist meditation practice. In between sessions there is plenty of time to relax, go for walks, rest, and spend time with like minded people.

At the moment these retreats and courses are accessible online. When the option to stay on site becomes available, all meals are provided during our day courses, weekend- & week-long retreats. The meals are vegetarian, home-cooked and delicious! During the breaks our World Peace Café is open for you to relax, unwind and enjoy light refreshments.

Meditation Retreats & Getaway Breaks (Brighton)

Buddhist meditation retreats

Bodhisattva Centre, Brighton: Meditation Retreats on mindfulness, overcoming stress & anxiety, developing self-confidence, and Buddhist wisdom & compassion. All perfectly suited to bring peace into modern life. Onsite parking, world peace cafe, quiet gardens, peaceful meditation rooms and we are situated close to the sea & local parks. Everyone welcome.

At Bodhisattva Kadampa Meditation Centre we offer a range of weekend and week long residential Buddhist meditation retreats that will give you an opportunity to relax and take a break from your life as well as helping you to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.

Our retreats are attended by men and women from all walks of life  (read our testimonials – bottom of this page) and bring many long term benefits into peoples lives. They explore different Buddhist meditation topics such as mindfulness, meditation, loving kindness, compassion, patience, wisdom and how we can practically apply them in daily life to solve our problems.

The environment of Bodhisattva KMC is very relaxing and there is plenty of time between retreat sessions to enjoy our café, to meet and chat with other retreaters and the community of Bodhisattva KMC, and to enjoy walking and gentle strolls along the Brighton and Hove sea front and promenade. The peaceful surroundings of Bodhisattva KMC help people to create a comfortable space within their own minds.

Retreat accommodation options

To gainDSC_0037 maximum benefit and to be fully immersed in a meditation retreat people have the option to stay at Bodhisattva KMC. We offer a range of warm, clean, and comfortable residential accommodation (single, double, twin and dormitory rooms) and this can be booked through our online booking system.

Our amenities include onsite parking, world peace cafe, quiet gardens, peaceful meditation rooms and we are situated close to the sea & local parks.

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Bodhisattva Kadampa Meditation Centre is a member of the International Kadampa Buddhist Union (IKBU) and is a Registerd Charity No. 1016354.