Chan is the Chinese ancestor of Zen Buddhism. The Western Chan Fellowship is an association of lay Chan practitioners, a lay Sangha, based in the UK. We are registered as a charity in England and Wales, but we also have contacts in Europe, principally in Norway, Poland, Germany, Croatia and Switzerland, and also in USA. Our Zen retreats and other activities are open equally to both Buddhists and non-Buddhists.
Gaia House is a meditation retreat centre and charity offering silent meditation retreats in the Buddhist tradition. We warmly welcome people of every age, ethnicity, cultural heritage and religious background, socio-economic group, sexual orientation and gender identity, and we are actively working to investigate and remove barriers to inclusion. Join us to explore the teachings of the Buddha, guided by experienced Dharma teachers from all over the world.
This section of the website provides background information on Vipassana meditation. The practice was originally taught by the Buddha in India over 2,500 years ago. In recent years it has been taught to millions of students all over the world.
We connect people with nature and foster mindfulness and well-being through our programme of retreats, mindfulness courses, events and the arts.
Aruna Ratanagiri is a Buddhist monastery within the Theravada school, as found in the countries of Southeast Asia, such as Burma, Sri Lanka and Thailand. More specifically it follows a tradition inspired by the Thai forest monk Venerable Ajahn Chah (1918-1992), an influential teacher under whom many Westerners, attracted by the clarity, simplicity and accessibility of his teaching and practice, were ordained as monks in Thailand.
Welcome to The Art of Meditation. If you are interested in exploring your mind's true potential and ready to begin the greatest adventure of your life, you've come to the right place. Your journey starts here. We provide online meditations, meditation courses and retreats
Located off the west coast of Scotland, Holy Isle has an ancient spiritual heritage stretching back to the 6th century. Our summer season runs from April to October and we welcome guests and day visitors during this time.
Manjushri KMC is an internationally renowned centre for modern Kadampa Buddhism founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Part of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Since 1993, the Global Retreat Centre at Nuneham House (administered by the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University UK) has welcomed thousands of people from across the world. They come to restore balance and focus to their life through solitude, silence and the study of spiritual values. Tucked away in the rolling countryside of Oxfordshire just outside of Oxford, surrounded by 55 acres of historical gardens and overlooking the river Thames.
Amaravati is a Theravada Buddhist monastery situated at the eastern end of the Chiltern Hills in south-east England. It is near the Hertfordshire village of Great Gaddesden. The nearest towns are Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted.