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

About

We are excited to be hosting, for the first time ever, an...

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 weekend of introduction to meditation practice, including help with meditation...

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

This long weekend retreat provides full introduction to meditation practice, informed by the...

Fri, 04 Oct 2019, 7:00pm - Mon, 07 Oct 2019, 3:00pm

Gathering of Dharmacharis from around Australia.

*Please note this retreat is restricted...

Thu, 10 Oct 2019, 7:00pm - Mon, 14 Oct 2019, 3:00pm

A retreat for those recently Ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 3:00pm

An opportunity to come together for a great weekend escape! Help care for the beautiful retreat...

Fri, 25 Oct 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 27 Oct 2019, 3:00pm

Green Tara Sadhana Retreat for all Order Members.

The retreat will be an excellent...

Fri, 08 Nov 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 17 Nov 2019, 3:00pm

This weekend retreat provides introduction to some foundational Buddhist teachings and...

Fri, 29 Nov 2019, 7:00pm - Sun, 01 Dec 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