The Irish Sangha Trust (IST) was established in 2011 to support and foster teaching and meditation practice in the Theravada Buddhist tradition in Ireland. The Irish Sangha Trust is non-profit Buddhist organization, entirely dependent on the generosity of the public for voluntary donations.
Our annual schedule includes regular workshops, retreats and meditation sittings. Events are open to everyone from beginners to experienced practitioners. We welcome you to join our spiritual friends network and experience the profound benefits of meditation practice.
What's Happening Elsewhere - Mindful-Christmas Retreat with Sr Jinho
December, 21st to 26th (Galway)
This retreat is for you if you wish for a Christmas that is peace-filled, tranquil and contemplative. Sister Jinho originally from Taiwan offer to lead a retreat over the Christmas period to create a sanctuary space for people wishing to spend their holiday in nourishing silent environment away from material and noisy life to deepen their understanding of life and meditation practice. It's possible to come just for a few days but not for the whole retreat. Please note which days you like to join the retreat.
During this retreat you'll:
Start and End Times:
Retreat starts at 4pm on Friday 21th of December. The retreat will begin at 7.30pm with a short orientation talk and will end at approx. 11 am. on Wednesday 26th of December.
Teach na Tuisceanna in Clarinbridge, Galway.
Coming on Retreat:
The Eight Precepts:
Please note number 8 which means that there will be no evening meal after the opening evening.
Cost of Retreat
To book a place on this retreat please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ven. Jinho took ordination in the Chinese Chan (Zen) tradition with Master Sheng Yen in 2000, training intensively in the DharmaDrum Mountain Monastery in Taiwan for six years. Meanwhile, she studied at the Dharma Drum Buddhist University for four years. She arrived in England in 2007 and wrote a dissertation on Buddhist monasticism in Britain with the University of Bristol. She current serves as Buddhist Chaplain at The University of Bristol. She also runs the Buddhist society, and leads retreats in different part of the world. She enjoys exploring different Buddhist practices and investigating life's questions.
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