Tiratanaloka Buddhist Retreat Centre

Tiratanaloka Buddhist Retreat Centre

What Is Tiratanaloka?

We are a community of 8 Dharmacharinis living together, running retreats and taking care of our retreat centre. As the Tiratanaloka Ordination team we offer a training for ordination. This training has two aspects: getting to know and understand the Order, which is based on Sangharakshita’s vision, and deepening one’s practice to the point at which it becomes effective.

Who Comes On Retreat There?

All of our retreats are either for women who have asked to join the Triratna Buddhist Order, called Going for Refuge retreats, or for Dharmacharinis, which include training for private preceptors and Post Ordination retreats for those recently ordained.

2016 Retreats

Our Going for Refuge retreats are arranged within the framework of the four lines of acceptance from our ordination ceremony. Between them they cover the essential principles that we consider give a thorough training for ordination. They focus on –

Practising within our lineage of teachers.
Practising ethically and in harmony with Others.
Practising and understanding the dharma.
Practising for the benefit of all beings.