Beginners Christmas Retreat: Soothe your Heart

23rd-26th December 2023
Beginners Meditation Retreat

Guided by Gen Kelsang Cho

Soothe Your Heart

Create a special experience this christmas by engaging in a profound and peaceful meditation retreat. Learning to develop and enjoy our own peaceful minds that truly bring joy into our life.

With this meditation retreat we will be making our holidays truly meaningful and bringing a very special experience to our festive season

Begins: Saturday 23 Dec 7.30pm

Ends: Tuesday 26 Dec 1.00pm after lunch

You are welcome to stay an extra night if required.

Gen Kelsang Chö

Gen Kelsang Chö, a former stuident of Tara IKRC, is the Resident Teacher of the Kadampa Meditation Centre in Rome, Italy. An English Buddhist monk, he has been practising for over 20 years under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Currently he is also teaching temporarily at KMC Glasgow. His great gifts of clarity and loving kindness are an inspiration to all.


Saturday 23rd December
Introduction - 7.30pm - 8.45pm

Sunday 24th December
1st Session 10:00 - 11:15
2nd Session 12:00 - 13:15
3rd Session 16:00 - 17:15

Monday 25th December
4th Session 10:00 - 11:15
5th Session 12:00 - 13:15
6th Session 16:00 - 17:15

Tuesday 26th December
7th Session 10:00 - 11:15
last Session 12:00 - 13:15

We offer comfortable, clean accommodation with beautiful views and a peaceful atmosphere to help you gain the best experience of this special weekend retreat. 

Along with 38 acres of woodland and parkland as well as our Tharpa bookstore and gift shop and World Peace Cafe - Tara IKRC is the perfect place to engage in meaningful retreat and relax