Adhisthana Programme

Below are all the events that form part of the core Adhisthana offering. For other events that we host, please see the full Calendar.

Commemorating Sangharakshita’s Arrival at Adhisthana

Commemorating Sangharakshita’s Arrival at Adhisthana

Prajnaketu + Paramartha
24 February | Day Event
Online | Open to all
Dharma Life Course for Young Women

Dharma Life Course for Young Women

A four-month residential course
7 March – 24 June 2023
Residential | Open to those under 35
Summoning the World to Buddhahood: Bodhicaryāvatāra 

Summoning the World to Buddhahood: Bodhicaryāvatāra 

Nagabodhi, Saddhanandi, Saddhaloka, Vidyamala, Dhivan, Kalyanaprabha, Sona, Jnanadhara + Khemabandhu
17 – 24 March | 7 nights
Residential + Online | Order Members
Sub30s Retreat: The Heart of the Void

Sub30s Retreat: The Heart of the Void

Akasajoti + Ksantikara
24 – 26 March | 2 nights
Residential | Open to all under 30
Sub30 Seminar: Encountering Enlightenment in the Vimalakirtinirdesa

Sub30 Seminar: Encountering Enlightenment in the Vimalakirtinirdesa

Vajratara
26 – 29 March | 3 nights
Residential | Open to Mitras under 35
Triratna Day Weekend: Is a Guru Necessary?

Triratna Day Weekend: Is a Guru Necessary?

Led by Saddhanandi + Ksantikara
6 – 10 April | 4 nights
Residential | Learnt Triratna Meditation
Triratna Day: The Electric Charge of Communication

Triratna Day: The Electric Charge of Communication

Led by Saddhanandi, Kalyanaprabha, Paramartha, Ksantikara + Khemabandhu
8 April | Day event
Residential | Learnt Triratna Meditation
Bhante, Blake, Friendship and the Imagination

Bhante, Blake, Friendship and the Imagination

Satyalila, Prakasha, Ratnaprabha, Aryavacin + Amitajyoti
10 – 14 April | 4 nights
Residential | Order Members
Wisdom of the Earth: Philosophy and the Climate Crisis

Wisdom of the Earth: Philosophy and the Climate Crisis

Led by Silavadin, Dhivan + Ketumati
14 – 17 April | 3 nights
Residential | Order members and Mitras
Sub40s Order Seminar: I Accept This Ordination

Sub40s Order Seminar: I Accept This Ordination

Led by Saddhanandi + Ksantikara
20 – 23 April | 3 nights
Residential | Order Members in their 20s and 30s
Unfolding Paths to Insight: The Heart Sutra

Unfolding Paths to Insight: The Heart Sutra

Led by Vessantara + team
26 April – 5 May | 9 nights
Residential + Online | Order Members
The Good Life

The Good Life

Saddhaloka
5 – 12 May | 7 nights
Residential | Order Members
Pilgrims Week

Pilgrims Week

Khemabandhu, Saddhanandi + Caroline
18 – 23 June | 4 nights
Residential | Open to all
The Realisation of Metta

The Realisation of Metta

Ratnaghosha
23 – 30 June | 7 nights
Residential | Order Members
Lineage and the Esoteric Refuges

Lineage and the Esoteric Refuges

Led by Ratnadharini + a team of public preceptors
30 June – 7 July | 7 nights
Residential | Invited Order Members
The Dawning Moon of the Mind: Summer Sanghas Retreat

The Dawning Moon of the Mind: Summer Sanghas Retreat

Led by Nagabodhi + Parami
7 – 14 July | 7 nights
Residential | Open to all
Mindfulness for Self and World: Sattipathana Sutta

Mindfulness for Self and World: Sattipathana Sutta

Led by Vidyamala, Dhammarati + Sona
14 – 23 July | 9 nights
Residential + Online | Order Members
Open Day

Open Day

The Adhisthana Community
30 July | Day Event
Residential | Open to all
Triratna Scholars Retreat: Getting Closer to Vimalakīrti

Triratna Scholars Retreat: Getting Closer to Vimalakīrti

Dhivan, Sagaramati + Sraddhapa
4 – 11 August | 7 nights
Residential | Order Members and Mitras
Dharma Life Course Alumni

Dharma Life Course Alumni

Led by Kavyamani + Dhammamayi
11 – 13 August | 2 nights
Residential | DLC Alumni
Communities Past and Present

Communities Past and Present

Led by Parami
11 – 13 August | 2 nights
Residential | Order Members and Mitras
Touching a Mystery | UK + Ireland Combined AOWE

Touching a Mystery | UK + Ireland Combined AOWE

Order Office team
17 – 20 August | 3 nights
Residential | Order Members
Sub35s Festival Retreat: The Essence of Zen

Sub35s Festival Retreat: The Essence of Zen

Led by a team of young order members
24 – 28 Aug | 4 nights
Residential | Open to all under 35
Dharma Life Course for Young Men

Dharma Life Course for Young Men

A four-month residential course
Led by Ksantikara
28 Aug – 15 Dec 2023
Residential | Open to those under 35
Insight and Imagination: Meditating on the Vimalakirti Nirdesha

Insight and Imagination: Meditating on the Vimalakirti Nirdesha

Led by Vessantara + team
1 – 8 September | 7 nights
Residential + Online | Order Members
Platform Sutra of Huineng

Platform Sutra of Huineng

Led by Paramartha
15 – 22 September | 7 nights
Residential | Order Members
“Wondrous is the Buddha of Infinite Light…..”

“Wondrous is the Buddha of Infinite Light…..”

Led by Punyamala, Vidyamala, Pramudita + Paramartha
22 – 29 September | 7 nights
Residential | Order Members
The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada

Nagabodhi
9 – 13 October | 4 nights
Residential | Order Members
Sub30s Meditation Intensive: The Direct Path of Awakening 

Sub30s Meditation Intensive: The Direct Path of Awakening 

Led by Vidyamala + Vajrashura
13 – 22 Oct | 9 nights
Residential | Open to all under 30
The Tibetan Book of the Dead Seminar

The Tibetan Book of the Dead Seminar

Led by Subhuti
20 – 27 Oct | 7 nights
Residential | Order Members
The Tibetan Book of the Dead Retreat

The Tibetan Book of the Dead Retreat

Led by Subhuti, Prakasha, Subhadramati, Jnanavaca + team
27 Oct – 3 Nov | 7 nights
Residential + Online | Order Members
Heartfelt Advice to Rechungpa

Heartfelt Advice to Rechungpa

Maitreyi + Paramartha
17 – 24 November | 7 nights
Residential | Order Members
Sub30s Retreat: Energy & The Tantric Precepts

Sub30s Retreat: Energy & The Tantric Precepts

Led by a team of young order members
24 – 26 November | 2 nights
Residential | Open to all under 30
Sub30 Seminar: Dharma Treasures   

Sub30 Seminar: Dharma Treasures   

Dhammarati
26 – 29 November | 3 nights
Residential | Open to Mitras under 35
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