Friday, 10 February 2017


This year's residential retreat with Donal will take place at Teach Bhride in Co Carlow.  The six day retreat starts after lunch. Monday 4th September - Sunday 10th September 2017.


‘No matter, child, the name:
Sórrow’s spríngs áre the same.’

GM Hopkins

‘The world today is full of uncertainty, hopelessness, fear and sorrow. Sorrow is
both an outward and inner experience and its source lies in the depths of the
human heart.
In our retreat we will contemplate, meditate and inquire into this and other
fundamental questions and ask if its possible to live our lives from a source beyond
the spring’s of sorrow.’

Date: 4pm Monday 4th September – Sunday 10th September, (after Lunch)
Cost, including instruction, vegetarian meals and accommodation :

Standard single room (shared bathroom) 445 euro per person
Twin/double room (shared bathroom) 410 euro per person

Payment Guidelines - 
• Places will be reserved strictly in order of receipt of email registering interest. Once you hear you have a place, this must be                  followed  by a deposit of 75 euro by bank transfer (see details below).

• You can pay the full amount now, otherwise the balance should be paid by bank transfer by
   the 3oth June 2017 . If transferring sterling, Western Union give best exchange rates.

• Retreat deposit is refundable until 30th June 2017. After that date, unless someone can take your place, money will only be                        refunded if retreat is cancelled by Bodhicharya Ireland,

• A stand-by list will be kept by us when the retreat is full (in case of cancellations). 

• Please confirm your place with us before any transfer of money. Please make sure your own name is on the bank transfer.

• Queries please phone Eimear 00353 (0) 87 2914011 or Eddie 00353 (0) 87 753 0453

Teach Bhride Retreat and
Education Centre , Tullow,
Co Carlow

Bank transfers/deposits to Bodhicharya Ireland, AIB, Main Street, Arklow, Co Wicklow
IBAN IE31AIBK93302337705188      BIC AIBKIE2

About Dónal

Dónal Creedon studied and practised with Buddhist masters of the Kagyu practice lineage in Europe as well as in India and Nepal. This involved many years of intense retreat. He also spent a number of years at the Krishnamurti Centre in Varanasi as resident Buddhist scholar. Thus the radical inquiry of Krishnamurti informs his approach. He is currently involved in leading retreats in a number of countries.                         

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