Amoghasiddhi Buddhist Centre and World Peace Cafe - Meditation and Buddhism in Norfolk and Suffolk

Buddhist Retreats


These Buddhist retreats allow us to step out of our normal routine, and foster extraordinary minds of great peace and inner strength. Each retreat helps us make progress on a particular aspect of our spiritual path.

All retreats are held in the peaceful environment of Amoghasiddhi Kadampa Buddhist Centre. We are sometimes able to offer accommodation in the centre for retreats or we can provide you with a list of local accommodation. For more information please call us on 01953 451 937 or email info@amoghasiddhi.org.uk.


Lamrim Retreat

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Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha's teachings and meditations in a way that is easy to understand and put into practice. They reveal all the stages of the path to enlightenment.

Each retreat session is 1 hour 15 minutes, and consists of Buddhist prayers chanted in English, a short teaching and then a guided meditation based on the teaching. You do not have to attend all sesions or to book, just turn up to whichever sessions you wish to do. The cost for this retreat is £2.00 per session.

Everybody is welcome!

Daily Retreat Schedule:

  • Session 1: 9:00am to 10:15am
  • Session 2: 11:15am to 12:30pm
  • Heart Jewel (Short): 12:45pm to 1:05pm
  • Session 3: 4:00pm to 5:15pm
  • Session 4: 7:00pm to 8:30pm

No dates currently scheduled.



Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat

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Guru Yoga is a special way of relying upon our spiritual teacher. Through relying upon a spiritual teacher we can make swift progress along the path to Buddhahood. In this retreat we can develop the inner causes to make deep spiritual progress by make special offerings and requests.

Saturday Retreat Schedule:

  • Session 1: 9:30am to 10:30am
  • Session 2: 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • Heart Jewel (Short): 12:45pm to 13:10pm
  • Session 3: 4:00pm to 5:00pm


Sunday Retreat Schedule:

  • Session 1: 9:30am to 10:30am
  • Session 2: 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • Heart Jewel (Short): 12:45pm to 13:10pm
  • Session 3: 4:00pm to 5:00pm

No dates currently scheduled.



Dakini Retreat

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On this retreat we will explore the essential meditations used in Vajrayogini practice. We will use the beautiful sadhana Dakini Yoga which will give us a wonderful opportunity to gain an insight into this joyful practice.

Retreat Schedule:

There are 4 separate 1 hour 15 min sessions per day and a short Heart Jewel; each day is identical, the session times are:

  • Session 1: 9:00am to 10:15am
  • Session 2: 11:15am to 12:30pm
  • Heart Jewel: 12:40pm to 1:00pm
  • Session 3: 4:30pm to 5:45pm
  • Session 4: 7:00pm to 8:15pm


PLEASE NOTE: This retreat is only for HYT practitioners who have received the correct empowerments. The cost is £2.00 for each guided session attended.


No dates currently scheduled.



Mahamudra Retreat

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Spend a week exploring the inner workings of your mind on this self-guided retreat with the blessings of Wisdom Buddha Je Tsongkhapa. Sutra Mahamudra meditations are those on the clear nature of our mind, based on the Clear Mind CD.

For those with Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment, this is a chance to meditate on the subtle energy body of channels, winds and drops.


No dates currently scheduled.



Vajrasattva Day Retreat

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This day retreat is based on the practice of Buddha Vajrasattva, the Buddha of purification. Through relying upon Vajrasattva we can purify our minds, leaving behind the heavy burden of negativities from our past and moving towards the happiness of a pure future.


No dates currently scheduled.



Amitayus Retreat

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To overcome the obstacles preventing us from taking the essence of this precious human life we need to increase our lifespan and our wisdom, and the principle method for doing this is the yoga of Buddha Amitayus. This yoga is also a special method for increasing our good fortune, known as merit.

Saturday Retreat Schedule:

  • Session 1: 9:30am to 10:30am
  • Session 2: 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • Heart Jewel (Short): 12:45pm to 13:10pm
  • Session 3: 4:00pm to 5:00pm


Sunday Retreat Schedule:

  • Session 1: 9:30am to 10:30am
  • Session 2: 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • Heart Jewel (Short): 12:45pm to 13:10pm
  • Session 3: 4:00pm to 5:00pm



No dates currently scheduled.



Refuge Retreat

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When we experience problems and difficulties we seek protection from this suffering. However, the protection we find in the world is at best temporary and new problems soon arrive. By turning to Buddha and his profound teachings, and following the example of experienced practitioners, a special refuge can be developed in our mind that provides us lasting protection.

Sunday Retreat Schedule:

  • Session 1: 9:30am to 10:30am
  • Session 2: 11:30am to 12:30pm
  • Heart Jewel (Short): 12:45pm to 13:10pm
  • Session 3: 4:00pm to 5:00pm

No dates currently scheduled.