Web Links to other Meditation Centres, Buddhist organisations, information etc:
- Gaia House has three sister organisations:
- The Sharpham Trust, here in Devon, provides opportunities for meditation, yoga, and shorter retreats.
- Bristol Insight Meditation Group also run day-long retreats and a weekly sitting group.
- Sheffield Insight Meditation Group - retreats run by Gaia House teachers, Sangha Days and bi-weekly sitting groups
- The Satipanya Buddhist Trust run retreats in Powys, Wales, in the Mahasi tradition of Theravadan Buddhism.
- Amaravati Buddhist monastery in Hertfordshire follows the Thai Forest tradition of Buddhism.
- Chithurst monastery in West Sussex – a branch monastery of Amaravati.
- Moulin de Chaves Meditation Centre in South-West France.
- Solitary Meditation Retreats in Portugal.
- Beatenberg Meditation Centre in Switzerland.
- Nirodha organises a sitting meditation group and insight meditation retreats in Helsinki, Finland.
- Spirit Rock in California, USA.
- Sanghaseva offers opportunities for socially-engaged Buddhism.
- You can find out about the work of Buddhist prison chaplains through the organisation Angulimala.
- The Karuna Institute, on Dartmoor, here in Devon, runs courses in Core Process Psychotherapy – informed by Buddhist teachings – and also runs occasional retreats.
- Find out about Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
- Exeter University: Postgraduate training in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapies and Approaches.
- Buddhanet provides a world-wide directory of Buddhist organisations.
- Network of Engaged Buddhists.
- The very exciting, UK based, Mindfulness in Schools Project.
- Tricycle Magazine is a quarterly magazine about meditation and Buddhism published in the USA.
- Dharma Seed offers free downloadable Dharma talks.
Media Articles about Meditation or Gaia House:
- A Daily Telegraph newspaper article on Gaia House (Oct 2009)
- A Guardian article on the benefits of meditation (Jan 2010)
- The above article refers to a Mental Health Foundation report published in early Jan 2010
- A further Guardian article in the analytic vein of the ‘Comment is Free’ section (Jan 2010)
- A New York Times article about the aftermath of attending a retreat at the Insight Meditation Society (Aug 2010)
- A review by the ‘Queen of retreats’ website
YouTube videos with Gaia House teachers:
A 30-minute documentary about Stephen Batchelor’s work, entitled ‘Buddhism without Beliefs‘, can be seen in three parts:
(Please note that while reasonable care is taken, Gaia House is not responsible for the content of external, linked websites.)