Monthly Archives: January 2018

Saturday 3 February 2018 Day of Practice – ‘Here and Now’ – led by Nick Carroll

A day retreat with guided and silent meditation.  Sitting meditation will be interwoven with walking meditation and supportive physical exercises.  The day will be largely silent except for during part of the mealtime, a talk on the theme and questions and answers,

Registration is from 9.15am in Retreat Centre Kitchen, with orientation talk at 9:45am for a 10:00am start.  The day finishes at 5pm. 

There will be a shared light lunch – please bring some vegetarian food which doesn’t need preparation, to share.  No booking required.  No fee but donations will be invited towards heating costs.

For more information email:


ALBA Events for 2018

6 January – day of practice – led by Martin Evans

3 February – day of practice – led by Nick Carroll

31 March – day of practice – led by Martin Evans

13-15 April – weekend retreat – led by Nick Carroll

12 May – day of practice – led by Martin Evans

2 June – day of practice – (day before Vesak) – led by Ajahn Sundara

13-17 July – 5 day retreat – led by Martin Evans

11 August – day of practice

1 September – day of practice

26-28 October – weekend retreat

17 November – day of practice (day before Kathina) – led by Ajahn Amaro

15 December – day of practice

Days of Practice start at 10am unless otherwise stated – registration from 9.15am – please aim to arrive by 9.45am.  No booking is required.  There will be a shared lunch – bring some vegetarian food (which doesn’t need any preparation) to share if you can. 

Retreats (in bold) require prior booking by completing the ALBA retreat booking form. For more information view our web page about ALBA retreats or email:

All events take place at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery Retreat Centre.