Retreats

New Retreat Practices & Guidelines: here (English) & here (Hungarian). Frequently asked questions can be found here.

Upcoming retreats:

February 26 – 28, 2021, BWS Mexico/Montreal Online Retreat
This retreat will take place from Friday February 26 to Sunday February 28 and will include online Dharma Talks/Q&A with Jeff (on Saturday & Sunday). For more information, please contact: Leon


March 4 – 7, 2021, Munich Online Retreat
This retreat will take place from Thursday March 4 (19:15 CET) to Sunday March 7 (18:00 CET) and will include online Dharma Talks by Jeff on Friday and Sunday as well as personal online encounters with him on Saturday. Participation fee €40 as a donation for our regular retreat centre. For more information, please contact: Bernhard


March 10 – 14, 2021, Steyl, the Netherlands. (CANCELLED)
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this retreat has been cancelled.


March 19 – 21, 2021, BWS UK Online Retreat
This retreat will take place from Friday March 19th (19:30 GMT) to Sunday March 21st (18:00 GMT) and will include online Dharma Talks/brief Q&A with Jeff. For more information, please contact: Maya.


May 14 – 16, 2021, Montreal Zen Center Online Retreat
MZC virtual retreat will take place from Friday, May 14 to Sunday May 16, 2021 and will include online Dharma Talks/ Q & A with Jeff. For more information, please contact: Anne.


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 2021 retreats:
September 1 – 5, 2021, Domicilium, near Munich, Germany.
September 15 – 19, 2021, Steyl, NL.

Provisional dates for 2022 retreats:
Febuary 27 – March 3, 2022, Domicilium, near Munich, Germany.
March 11 – 17, 2022, Centrum St Michael, Steyl, NL.
August 29 – September 4, 2022, Domicilium, near Munich, Germany.
September 14 – 18, 2022, Centrum St Michael, Steyl, NL.

Provisional dates for 2023 retreats:
March 10 – 16, 2023, Centrum St Michael, Steyl, NL.
September 13 – 17, 2023, Centrum St Michael, Steyl, NL.


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.


USA retreat, 2020.

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