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 retreats only are held at: Vijayaloka Retreat Centre, 36 Howard Road, Minto Heights NSW 2566. (Our regular classes are held in Newtown).

  • All - For all levels of experience

  • GD - Going Deeper, some experience necessary

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

Fri, 29 Mar 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 31 Mar 2019, 3:00pm

This is a retreat about overcoming fear. Beautiful Green Tara is the essence of compassion in...

Fri, 05 Apr 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 07 Apr 2019, 3:00pm

Our family retreat this year is exploring the theme of JOY. Aimed mainly at...

Fri, 12 Apr 2019, 7:00pm - Mon, 15 Apr 2019, 3:00pm

Easter Meditation Retreat   Thu 18th April 6.30pm to Mon 22nd April 12.30pm...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019, 6:30pm - Mon, 22 Apr 2019, 12:30pm

Our sangha retreats are opportunities for us to come together as a commnity of practitioners in...

Fri, 10 May 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 12 May 2019, 3:15pm

This retreat is a long weekend full introduction to meditation practice, including help with...

Fri, 17 May 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 19 May 2019, 3:00pm

A retreat for women who have asked for ordination within the Triratna Buddhist Community

Tue, 21 May 2019, 7:00pm - Sat, 01 Jun 2019, 3:00pm

We are excited to be hosting, for the first time ever, an international long weekend retreat for...

Fri, 07 Jun 2019, 6:30pm - Mon, 10 Jun 2019, 3:00pm

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

Fri, 28 Jun 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 30 Jun 2019, 3:00pm

Many of us who are meditators find it difficult in our busy lives to get opportunities to take...

Fri, 05 Jul 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 14 Jul 2019, 3:00pm

Join Order Members and mitras for a retreat exploring key aspects of Milarepa's life and his...

Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 28 Jul 2019, 3:00pm

On this ten day retreat we'll have an opportunity to explore meditation together. With...

Thu, 01 Aug 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 11 Aug 2019, 3:00pm

A retreat for men who have asked for ordination within the Triratna Buddhist Community

Fri, 16 Aug 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 25 Aug 2019, 3:00pm

This retreat is a long weekend full introduction to meditation practice, including help with...

Fri, 30 Aug 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 01 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

You need to feel your heart energy with the whole of your being. With Qi Gong movements, and...

Fri, 06 Sep 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 08 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

Meditation and mindfulness practice is conducive to our recovery from the addictions that hold...

Fri, 13 Sep 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 15 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

 

This is the second of our two annual, dedicated mitra retreats held to support mitras...

Fri, 20 Sep 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 22 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

Aimed mainly at school-aged children and their parents or carers. 

Vijayaloka, our...

Fri, 27 Sep 2019, 7:00pm - Mon, 30 Sep 2019, 3:00pm

In Triratna, Dharma practice is embodied in a dynamic mandala of five principles. We...

Thu, 26 Dec 2019, 7:00pm - Wed, 01 Jan 2020, 3:00pm