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post-summer festival retreat

Post-Summer Festival Retreat 2020

The Buddha’s Way of Loving Kindness

with guest teacher, Gen Kelsang Tonglam

Following on from the International Summer Festival at Manjushri KMC, UK, Gen Kelsang Tonglam will lead a retreat based on the teachings and commentaries received at the Festival. This will be a wonderful opportunity to deepen our understanding of the teachings and to receive guidance from a highly qualified and experienced teacher.

Through bringing our dharma understanding into our hearts in meditation we can transform our ordinary life into a joyful path to deep inner peace for our own and others’ benefit.

Come and enjoy the beautiful and peaceful environment of Kailash IRC and progress joyfully along the spiritual path with Gen Tonglam in qualified retreat conditions.

It is possible to attend a part or the whole retreat. You can select from the following options when booking: 

1. Part 1: Sun 9 – Wed 12 Aug, 2020

2. The whole retreat: Sun 9 – Sat 15 Aug, 2020

Please note that each retreater will help with a merit job in order to ensure the smooth running of the retreat. Thank you.

  • Date: 9 – 15 August ,2020
  • Venue: Kailash International Retreat Centre
  • Translation: The retreat will be guided in English but where possible we will organise translation. Please let us know your requirements when booking.
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teacher

Gen Kelsang Tonglam is the NKT National Spiritual Director for East Asia and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Hong Kong and Kadampa Meditation Centre Taiwan.

Gen Tonglam has studied and practised Kadampa Buddhism for over twenty-five years under the guidance of his Spiritual Guide, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. He is renowned for his ability to present Buddha’s most profound teachings in simple and practical ways, which can be easily integrated into our modern daily lives.

booking + fees

Choose your accommodation preference and click below for prices:

Retreat only (no accommodation):

One week: CHF 300.-

Two weeks: CHF 585.-

Three weeks: CHF 800.-

Six weeks: CHF 1435.-

Cost for bed in a Quadruple Room in the Main House with Shared Bathroom:

One week: CHF 390.-

Two weeks: CHF 739.-

Three weeks: CHF 1061.-

Six weeks: CHF 1950.-

 

Cost for bed in a Twin Room in the Main House with Shared Bathroom:

One week: CHF 600.-

Two weeks: CHF 1137.-

Three weeks: CHF 1633.-

Six weeks: CHF 2654.-

Cost for bed in a Twin Room in the Main House with Shared Bathroom:

One week: CHF 720.-

Two weeks: CHF 1365.-

Three weeks: CHF 1960.-

Six weeks: CHF 3218.-

Single Room in the Kadampa Temple with shared bathroom.

One week: CHF 720.-

Two weeks: CHF 1535.-

Three weeks: CHF 2205.-

Six weeks: CHF 3472.-

Single Room in the Kadampa Temple with ensuite bathroom.

One week: CHF 900.-

Two weeks: CHF 1706.-

Three weeks: CHF 2450.-

Six weeks: CHF 3858.-

Large Single Room in the Kadampa Temple with ensuite bathroom.

One week: CHF 930.-

Two weeks: CHF 1736.-

Three weeks: CHF 2531.-

Six weeks: CHF 3987.-

Luxury Studio Room with ensuite bathroom (includes bath/shower):

One week: CHF 960.-

Two weeks: CHF 1802.-

Three weeks: CHF 2613.-

Six weeks: CHF 4115.-

booking + fees

Choose your accommodation preference 

and click below for prices:

Retreat only (no accommodation):

Part 1: CHF 120.-

Whole retreat: CHF 240.-

Cost for bed in a Quadruple Room in the Main House with Shared Bathroom:

Part 1: CHF 180.-

Whole retreat: CHF 312.-

Cost for bed in a Twin Room in the Main House with Shared Bathroom:

Part 1: CHF 240.-

Whole retreat: CHF 480.-

Cost for bed in a Single Room in the Main House with Shared Bathroom:

Part 1: CHF 288.-

Whole retreat: CHF 576.-

Single Room in the Kadampa Temple with shared bathroom.

Part 1: CHF 324.-

Whole retreat: CHF 648.-

Single Room in the Kadampa Temple with ensuite bathroom.

Part 1: CHF 360.-

Whole retreat: CHF 720.-

Large Single Room in the Kadampa Temple with ensuite bathroom.

Part 1: CHF 372.-

Whole retreat: CHF 744.-

Luxury Studio Room with ensuite bathroom (includes bath/shower):

Part 1: CHF 384.-

Whole retreat: CHF 768.-

FAQs 

Can I attend part of the retreat?

Please contact the Centre if you are unable to attend the full retreat.

Why attend a retreat?

In retreat we take the time to step away from the busyness and distractions of daily life, creating the space in which we can take the teachings to heart and cultivate a deep experience of inner peace and further our spiritual practice. 

If I'm a complete beginner, can I attend?

We offer a variety of retreats to suit everyone. If you are new to meditation or have never done retreat in the Kadampa Buddhist tradition, we recommend you begin your journey with an Introductory Retreat >>

What do I need to bring?

You may find it useful to bring comfortable clothes, indoor shoes/slippers, toiletries, notepad and pen, books relevant to the course or retreat, swiss francs (or they accept cards in most shops/public transport), water bottle, plug adapter.

Is the Centre easy to get to?

Despite its remote location, Kailash IRC is very easy to get to by public transport, as well as driving. Please visit the Directions >> page for further details.

Do you cater for special diets?

All the meals we provide are vegetarian and use fresh and organic local produce where possible. We offer vegan and wheat/gluten-free options. Please specify your dietary requirements when you book so we can best accommodate you.

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