Retreats for Order Members

Retreats for Order Members


The Shepherd’s Search for Mind – Order Retreat

With Vessantara

June 15-22 | £350/320

The Shepherd’s Search for Mind is a classic story of the great Tibetan yogi Milarepa. In it he helps a young shepherd boy to explore the nature of his mind through meditation. On this retreat we’ll use the story as a catalyst for looking at the nature of our own experience, and to touch into the freedom and expansiveness that result from seeing more clearly how things really are. The retreat will be mostly in silence, and will include presentations, guided meditations, pujas, and the opportunity for meditation reviews.

Vessantara first studied this text with Sangharakshita in 1976 and the teaching methods Milarepa uses in the story were central to his practice during his 3-year retreat in France.

Women’s Southern Region Order Weekends 2018

  • February 02-04
  • May 11-13
  • July 06-08
  • November 02-04

Men’s Southern Region Order Weekends 2018

  • March 02-04
  • October 05-07

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You may also be interested in the Meditation and Dharma weeks, Awakening the Imagination, and the Solitary Chalet


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