Buddhist Silent Guided Weekend Retreat 25th-27th August 2017


Silent Guided Retreat at Penmeiddyn Pembrokeshire.

August 25th to 27th 2017

Transform Your Life – A Blissful Journey

with kelsang Öpel

We all wish to be happy and free from problems and during this meaningful week end break in peaceful and silent surroundings you will have the opportunity to deeply mix your mind with positive objects of meditation that lead directly to inner peace and happiness.

If you have not participated in a silent retreat before, this is an ideal introduction. This retreat is suitable for everyone from beginners and those with experience.

All teachings and meditations will be based on Modern Buddhsim Teachings, found in Transform Your Life, By Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Our Teacher for the weekend is Kelsang Öpel, Resident Teacher at Akanishta Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Cheltenham. Well loved and cherished by all who know her, Öpel has studied and practiced Buddhism for many years, and her wisdom, skill and faith in Dharma come through in her illuminating teaching style. Öpel has a humorous and relaxed manner and is very caring in the way she relates to people.


The retreat will begin on Friday 7.30pm with an Introductory Teaching

Meditation Session will be on Saturday 9am, 11.30am, 4pm, 7.30pm and Sunday at 9am and 11.30am

For those wishing to stay on for Sunday evening there will be a coastal walk after lunch and evening meditation session.

Silence will begin at bedtime Friday and end Sunday lunchtime.

For more information and to book contact: info@penmeiddyn.org.uk, Phone: 01348891669, Mobile: 07900011226, Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer. There are direct train connections from Gloucester to Fishguard, collection from the station can be arranged. Directions for driving found on the website under directions.

Details of Costs and Accommodation:

For the whole course teachings: £50 ( Non-residential retreaters welcome however booking is essential)

For accommodation:

One Person – Room 1 Single £30 per night per person

Two People – Room 2 Twin £20 per night per person

Two People – Room 3 Twin £20  per night per person

Four People – Yurt 4 sharing £15 per night per person

Camper Van (two pitches only)  £10 per night per person

Camping ( five pitches only)£10 per night per person

for all meals and refreshments: £20

 Concessions are available and no one is turned away due to lack of funds.