Courses & Events

Courses and events held in various locations outside of Gaia House – please click the link for more details:
(for group retreats at Gaia House, please visit our Retreat page)

Practising an Inclusive Dharma event on 23rd April 2019

Lama Rod is inviting  a panel of dharma practitioners that are often under represented in mainstream sanghas in England. The intention for this evening event is to explore together the barriers that these practitioners encounter along with solutions to make communities more inclusive.


Living Fearlessly with Change starting July 2019

Exploring ageing, illness and death through Buddhist practice and service – with Zohar Lavie

A ten-month course for committed practitioners working in one of the areas of ageing, illness and death, either in a paid or voluntary capacity, or as a carer for a family member or friend. The course includes weekly on-line talks and discussion and 3 Residential Retreats at Bala Brook Retreat Centre on Dartmoor, Devon UK.
Places available by application only.

For full details about the course, please click here.


Regional Events

Meditation days and  retreats available from other centres and groups around the country.

Committed Practitioners’ Programme (CPP)

A two-year advanced course offered by Bodhi College, with teachers John Peacock, Christina Feldman, Stephen Batchelor and Akincano M. Weber.

The Committed Practitioners’ Programme is an integrated approach to the study and practice of the Dharma that is rooted in the Buddha’s teaching of the path to liberation.

It consists of six modules and two retreats.

Exeter University Postgraduate Training (MBCT/MBSR)

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy/Mindfulness-based Approaches.

Online Courses

Online resources from Gaia House teachers or from teachers within the Insight Meditation tradition as practised at Gaia House.

Sangha Community Noticeboard

News and events from the wider Buddhist community.

Local Meditation Groups

Meditation Groups throughout the UK and beyond, often set up by people who have spent time at Gaia House.