Suitable for everyone, our half-day meditation courses and retreats in Dublin are an ideal way to relax at the weekend, and explore the benefits of Buddhist meditation and mindfulness training in more depth than is available at our drop-in meditation classes.

Learn how to use Buddhist meditation & mindfulness training to solve daily problems, be more present, genuinely happy and improve relationships. Includes talks, guided meditations and Q&A, with plenty of time to chat and relax.

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Irish Dharma Celebration 2019 –
Inner freedom of letting go
and Green Tara empowerment

November, Fri 1st – Sun 3rd | with Kadam Bridget Heyes | Lorne Estate, 30 Station Rd, Holywood, Northern Ireland, BT18 0BP

Our daily lives are often busy, frantic and with constant focus on the next thing. We rarely experience stillness and peace and often harbour feelings of anxiety and fear that we may lose our health, our possessions and those important to us. The guided meditations and talks on this peaceful weekend getaway will offer ways to help you let go of these feelings and to begin to live a life of fearlessness, contentment and wisdom. You’ll be introduced to practical and enjoyable buddhist meditation practices, powerful techniques to bring about deep inner transformation and healing.

Saturday will also include the Empowerment of Green Tara who embodies fearlessness and wisdom. This Empowerment is a powerful and peaceful guided meditation to connects us with our own potential for living fearlessly. There will also be an explanation on using the Green Tara sadhana and mantra practice.

Kadam Bridget Heyes is known for her clear teachings, compassionate heart and deep understanding of Buddhist wisdom. A Buddhist teacher and senior student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 25 years and the National Spiritual Director within Kadampa Buddhism for the UK and Ireland.

Lorne Estate boasts 4 star ensuite accommodation with beautiful extensive grounds and woodlands, just minutes from the beach. Accommodation prices include session fees and vegetarian or vegan meals.

Booking here.

A life beyond self-criticism & guilt

Talks & guided meditations
Nov, Sat 23rd | 10:00 – 13:30 | with Kadam Adam | at The Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 7 Clare St, Dublin 2

Details coming soon.

Suitable for beginners and those with more experience, the morning includes talks and guided meditations, with time for Q&A. No need to bring anything, except a notebook and pen if you wish to take some notes. Dress code is whatever you’re comfortable in. Chairs provided for everyone.

Course fee: €30 | €20 for Tara KMC supporting members & study programme students
Includes tea, coffee and pastries

Countryside meditation retreat –

Talks & guided meditations
Fri 6th Mar to Sun 8th Mar 2020 | with Kadam Adam | at Loughcrew Estate, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

Enjoy a deeply relaxing and revitalising weekend break from it all, in the tranquil and beautiful setting of Loughcrew Estate, Co. Meath. This weekend meditation retreat with Kadam Adam (Resident teacher at Tara KMC) includes inspiring talks and guided meditations, that are suitable for everyone, from beginners to those with more experience of meditation.

During the breaks in the meditation sessions, you can take a peaceful walk in the beautiful surrounding countryside or simply relax, or chat with the other people on the retreat, in what is always a warm, friendly, and relaxed atmosphere.

More details coming soon.

International Events

In this section, you will find a list of international Kadampa festivals and Dharma Celebrations with teachings and meditations of modern Buddhism and blessing empowerments, everyone is welcome to attend.

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