Retreats

Take a break and learn about meditation, Buddhism and yourself in a relaxed bushland setting.

Vijayaloka Buddhist Retreat Centre is the retreat centre of the Sydney Buddhist Centre. It is conveniently located about one hour from the heart of Sydney. It provides simple shared accommodation for approximately 40 people in a beautiful bush setting on the George's River.

Our address is: Vijayaloka Retreat Centre, 36 Howard Road, Minto Heights NSW 2566

  • All - For all levels of experience

  • GD - Going Deeper, some experience necessary

Explore the poetry of the Heart Sutra. Look deeply into the radical teachings of dependent...

Fri, 08 Jun 2018, 7:00pm - Mon, 11 Jun 2018, 3:00pm

Learn to meditate, join with others of like mind and cultivate new qualities in a beautiful bush...

Fri, 08 Jun 2018, 7:00pm - Mon, 11 Jun 2018, 3:00pm

Engage with the beautiful bushland at Vijayaloka, on the outskirts of Sydney. We will meditate...

Fri, 22 Jun 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 24 Jun 2018, 3:00pm

‘…putting a stop to all concerns, casting off all attachments, not doing anything at all, the...

Sat, 30 Jun 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 08 Jul 2018, 3:00pm

For young people (18–35). Explore meditation and Buddhism, making our practice relevant to our...

Fri, 20 Jul 2018, 6:30pm - Sun, 22 Jul 2018, 3:00pm

For all members of the Triratna Buddhist Order.

Fri, 03 Aug 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 05 Aug 2018, 3:00pm

An opportunity to engage with the beautiful bushland at Vijayaloka, on the outskirts of Sydney....

Fri, 10 Aug 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 12 Aug 2018, 3:00pm

Led by Mel, Angela, Claire and Itir...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018, 7:00am - Sun, 19 Aug 2018, 3:00pm

Having received the gift of the Dharma from Bhante Sangharakshita, the Order and mitra sanghas...

Fri, 24 Aug 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 26 Aug 2018, 3:00pm

Learn to meditate, come together with others of like mind, and cultivate new qualities in a...

Fri, 24 Aug 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 26 Aug 2018, 3:00pm

For men who have asked for ordination within the Triratna Buddhist Order.

Sat, 01 Sep 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 09 Sep 2018, 3:00pm

This retreat is a rare opportunity to live in community with like-minded people and meditate in...

Thu, 20 Sep 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 30 Sep 2018, 3:00pm

For men Triratna Order Members from across Australia.

Fri, 05 Oct 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 07 Oct 2018, 3:00pm

A retreat for people under 35 who are working with the sharp edges of suffering that come from...

Fri, 19 Oct 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 21 Oct 2018, 3:00pm

A retreat practising meditation with others in recovery. Learn to meditate or take your practice...

Fri, 26 Oct 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 28 Oct 2018, 3:00pm

Open to all Order Members, this retreat will focus on deepening creative engagement with...

Tue, 13 Nov 2018, 7:00pm - Fri, 23 Nov 2018, 3:00pm

Come together as part of a community of practitioners in ideal conditions at our retreat centre...

Fri, 23 Nov 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 25 Nov 2018, 3:00pm

Learn to meditate, come together with others of like mind, and cultivate new qualities in a...

Fri, 23 Nov 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 25 Nov 2018, 3:00pm

Engage with the beautiful bushland at Vijayaloka, on the outskirts of Sydney. We will meditate...

Fri, 14 Dec 2018, 7:00pm - Sun, 16 Dec 2018, 3:00pm