Retreats

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Upcoming retreats:

December 26 – 29, 2017, Mexico City, MEX.
All are welcome.

  • Venue: Casa Xitla, Calle Convento No. 37, Colonia Santa Úrsula Xitla, C.P. 14420, Tlalpan, southern tip of Mexico City.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: December 26 (11 a.m.) – 29 (5 p.m.), 2017.
  • Cost: 3,800 pesos (208 U.S. dollars). Includes all meals (vegetarian) and single rooms.
  • Registration is now open.
  • Co-ordinator: For more information, please contact Sergio Negrete.

January 3 – 7, 2018, near Philadelphia, PA, USA, with Public Lecture.
This retreat will be held at IHMSC, near Philadelphia, PA, USA.

  • Venue: Immaculate Heart of Mary Spirituality Center (IHMSC), near Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Retreat Start/End Time: Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 January, 2018.
  • Public Lecture: 3 January 2018, at 1 pm; lecture-only cost – $25.
  • Full Retreat Cost: $313 for a single room (no doubles) and meals (vegetarian option available).
  • Registration is closed.
  • Co-ordinators: To register, please contact: Tina. For other questions, please contact: Bruce.

1 Day Retreat, February 11, 2018, Duizel, NL.
Jeff will not be present, we will practice one-on-one between participants: “walking together”

  • Venue: Duizel (close to Eindhoven, NL)
  • Retreat Start/End Time: Arrival&Coffee 9:00, End 17:30; February 11, 2018.
  • Cost: None
  • Contact: Christian Wagner.

March 2 – 6, 2018, Steyl, The Netherlands.
This retreat will be held in Steyl, NL. All are welcome.

    • Venue: Centrum Sint Michaël, Steyl, the Netherlands.
    • Retreat Start/End Time: Friday 2 March – Tuesday 6 March, 2018.
    • Cost: €275 for a double room, €333 for a single room.
    • Registration is now open.
    • Co-ordinator: To register, please contact Elisabeth .

    March 9 – 13, 2018, near Munich, Germany. (NEW)
    As usual, this retreat will be held in the countryside not far from town. Anyone seriously committed to Zen practice is welcome.

    • Venue: Tannenhof, near Markt Schwaben, Germany.
    • Retreat Start/End Time: 17:00 Friday 9 March – 15:00 Tuesday 13 March, 2018.
    • Cost: €190 (shared accommodation only)
    • Registration is open.
    • Co-ordinator: For details, please contact: zen in münchen.

    March 23 – 27, 2018, Ascot, UK.
    This retreat will be held in Ascot. All are welcome.

    • Venue: Ascot Priory, Ascot, UK.
    • Retreat Start/End Time: Friday 23 – Tuesday 27 March, 2018.
    • Cost: TBC
    • Registration is open.
    • Co-ordinator: For more information, please contact Richard.

    To assist participants with retreat planning, some provisional dates for future retreats are listed below. However please note that this information is subject to change.

    Provisional dates for 2018 retreats:
    March 15 – 18, 2018, Bugac, Hungary.
    August 29 – September 2, 2018, Hoepertingen Belgium.
    September 7 – 11, 2018, near Munich, Germany.

    Provisional dates for 2019 retreats:
    March 6 – 10 2019, NL.


    Previous retreats:

    September 8 – 12, 2017, near Munich, Germany.
    August 30 – September 3 2017, Hoepertingen, Belgium.
    August 22 – 26, 2017 Bugac, Hungary.
    August 18 – 22, 2017, Ascot, UK.

    April 25 – 28, 2017, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
    March 15 – 19, 2017, Oradea, Romania.
    March 10 – 14, 2017, near Munich, Germany.
    March 1 – 5, 2017, Steyl, the Netherlands.
    February 17 – 21, 2017, Ascot, UK.
    January 3 – 8, 2017, IHMSC, Malvern PA, USA.

    September 16 – 18, 2016, Bremen, Germany.
    September 9 – 13, 2016 near Munich, Germany.
    August 31 – September 4 2016, Hoepertingen, Belgium.
    August 25 – 28, 2016 Oradea, Romania.
    August 19 – 23, 2016, Ascot, UK.
    March 11 – 15, 2016, Ascot, UK.
    March 4 – 8, 2016, Steyl, Netherlands.
    February 25 – 28, 2016 Oradea, Romania.
    February 19 – 23, 2016, near Munich, Germany.
    January 2 – 6, 2016, Immaculata PA, USA.

    September 11 – 15, 2015, nr Munich, Germany.
    September 4 – 6, 2015, Bremen, Germany.
    August 28 – September 1, 2015, Steyl, Netherlands.
    August 17 – 22, 2015, Oradea, Romania.
    August 7 – 11, 2015, Ascot, UK.
    May 15 – 19 2015, PA, USA.
    March 13 – 17, 2015, Hoepertingen, Belgium.
    March 5 – 8, 2015, Oradea, Romania/Hungary.
    February 27 – March 3, 2015, near Munich, Germany.
    February 20 – 24, 2015, Ascot, UK.
    January 9 and 10, 2015, Mexico City, Mexico.
    December 26, 2014 – January 1, 2015, Dharma Drum Retreat Center, New York, USA (Guest Teacher).

    September 10 – 14, 2014, Immaculata, PA, USA.
    September 3 – 7, 2014, Hoepertingen, Belgium.
    August 18 – 23, 2014, Oradea, Romania.
    March 21 – 25, 2014, Tannenhof, near Munich, Germany.
    March 13 – 16, 2014, Hungary/Romania.
    March 7 – 11, 2014, Surrey, UK.
    February 21 – 25, 2014, Steyl, Netherlands.
    February 10 – 14, 2014, Averbode Abbey, Belgium (Closed Retreat).
    January 3 – 7, 2014, Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA.

    September 10 – 13, 2013, Tannenhof, near Munich, Germany.
    September 2 – 6, 2013, Steyl, Netherlands.
    August 22 – 25, 2013, Oradea, Romania.
    August 16 – 18, 2013, Surrey, UK.
    August 7 – 11, 2013, New York, USA.
    March 23, 2013, Pescara, Italy.
    March 15 – 19, 2013, Tannenhof, near Munich, Germany.
    March 4 – 8, 2013, Hoepertingen, Belgium.
    February 21 – 24, 2013, Oradea, Romania.
    January 2 – 6, 2013, Pikesville, MD, USA.

    September 9, 2012, Leuven, Belgium.
    August 23 – 26, 2012, Nagykovácsi, Hungary.
    August 13 – 17, 2012, Baarlo, Netherlands.
    April 20 – 22, 2012, Claverack, New York, USA.
    March 23 – 27, 2012, Tannenhof, near Munich, Germany.
    March 5 – 9, 2012, Steyl, Netherlands.
    February 24 – 26, 2012, Surrey, UK.

    December 27 – 29, 2011, Budapest, Hungary.
    November 21 – 23, 2011, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
    September 6 – 11, 2011, Immaculata, PA, USA.
    August 26 – 30, 2011, Egmond, Netherlands.
    August 13 – 16, 2011, Budapest, Hungary.
    March 25 – 27, 2011, Tannenhof, near Munich, Germany.
    March 14 – 19, 2011, Steyl, Netherlands.


    If you want to add an item to the list of upcoming retreats, please send us an announcement to this address. Please specify: venue, start and end dates/times, cost, and an email address for further information and registration.


    Netherlands retreat, 2016.

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