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One Night Meditation Retreat at Manjushri KMC

1st-2nd May 2020

Meditation Retreat at Manjushri KMC

Treat yourself to a night away from home in the beautiful, peaceful surroundings of Manjushri KMC. Gen Kelsang Dema will deepen our understanding of how our life is like a dream and explain how applying this wisdom in our daily life enables us to live our life lightly, free from stress, frustration and anxiety. Return home refreshed and empowered to solve your problems.

There will be meditation sessions on Friday evening and Saturday morning.

Friday: 7.30pm – 9pm

Saturday: 9.30-10.45am and 11.30 – 12.45pm

Cost of meditation sessions: £20 (Fri £7.50, Sat £12.50)

You will gain most benefit by staying overnight but you can attend as a non-resident and book supper £3 and/or Lunch £5.

Accommodation options(each including supper, breakfast and lunch):

  • Dormitory – £25pp
  • Single – £45pp (en-suite £55pp)
  • Double/Twin – £40pp (en-suite £45pp)

To book rooms please speak to us before/after regular classes or email Deposit (which amounts to the full cost of the room type) is payable by the 12th April, full payment by 23rd of April. rooms

If you wish in the afternoon you can explore the delightful woods, gardens, lake and beach, join in a temple/house tour, relax in the cafe and browse in the shop. There will be plenty of time to socialise with like-minded people during meals and breaks and on Friday evening after the meditation when we will provide non-alcoholic drinks and snacks to enjoy together.

Full Itinerary
Friday 1st May:
6.30-7.30pm Supper
7.30pm – 9pm Teaching and Meditation
9-10pm – Social Event
Saturday 2nd May:
8 – 9am – Breakfast
9.30-10.45am – Teaching and Meditation
11.30 – 12.45pm – Teaching and Meditation
1 – 2pm lunch

We are trying to arrange lift shares so if you can offer a lift/need a lift please let your class assistant know.

Book Retreat in Advance

Friday Meditation £7.50

Saturday Meditation £12.50

our Resident teacher

Gen Kelsang Dema

Resident Teacher at Chenrezig Buddhist Centre

Gen Kelsang Dema, resident teacher of Chenrezig Kadampa Buddhist Centre, has been a disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for 15 years.

She teaches in a very practical, clear and down-to-earth manner enabling people to easily apply newly gained knowledge in their daily life. Her good sense of humour and a relaxed manner come through in her illuminating teaching style.


Each class is self-contained so you can drop-in at any time. No need to book, just come along, relax and enjoy. There is no physical exercise involved – we sit on chairs unless you wish to sit cross-legged on the floor.

We are here

Chenrezig Buddhist Centre 93 King Street Lancaster, LA1 1RH tel. 01254 596108

Class Times in lancaster centre (perfect for beginners)

Tuesday 12.30 – 1.00 pm £2.50
Tuesday 7.30 – 9.00 pm £5.00
Wednesday 10.00 – 11.30 am £5.00

MODERN BUDDHISM CLASS (in-depth study)
Wednesday 7.30 – 9.00 pm £5.00