Upcoming Events

Steps to Freedom

Start date: 13th September 2024
End date: 15th September 2024
Location: Dzogchen Beara
Steps to Freedom

Stages of the Spiritual Path
with Susan Browne & Anne Sheehan

You may have attended a meditation course or retreat and have a daily meditation practice, which is wonderful. But do you know that you can progress further and go deeper into learning how to transform unhelpful negative thoughts and emotions? The essence of all Buddhist teachings is to arrive at lasting peace and happiness through transforming the mind. You can free yourself.

Embracing Change – Online

Start date: 17th October 2024
End date: 5th December 2024
Location: Online
Embracing Change

8 Week Online Course
Cultivating Resilience through the Wisdom of Contemplation
with Susan Browne and Anne Sheehan

Learn how to contemplate in the Buddhist tradition and specifically focus on how in life everything is constantly changing. Contemplation is the practice of being fully present—in heart, mind, and body—to what is, in a way that allows you to creatively respond and work toward what could be.

Past Events

Exploring Mind and Its Essence

Start date: 19th April 2024
End date: 21st April 2024
Location: Dzogchen Beara

Weekend Retreat with Susan Browne and Rob Van Willegen
Event offered by Dzogchen Beara

In meditation, we often speak about the mind and its nature, but do we really understand what me mean when we say ‘mind’? Most people think of the mind as being merely thoughts and emotions, but these are simply the appearances of the mind, not the true nature of the mind itself.

Exploring Buddhist Wisdom in Action

Start date: 15th March 2024
End date: 18th March 2024
Location: Dzogchen Beara

Bank Holiday Weekend Retreat on The Six Paramitas
with Susan Browne and Rob Van Willegen

How would it be if we were truly able to bring Buddhist wisdom into our daily lives? One particular approach is by exploring the meaning and application of the six transcendental perfections or six paramitas. These six are: generosity, discipline, patience, diligence, meditation and wisdom.

The Joy of Simplicity

Start date: 23rd February 2024
End date: 25th February 2024
Location: Dzogchen Beara

Weekend Retreat with Susan Browne and Rob van Wilegen

Our complex world can tempt us to spend a lot of time in our heads. During this weekend retreat, the focus will be on meditation practice as a way to savour the uniqueness of each moment and rediscover the joy of simply being.

Mind at Ease – Online

Start date: 1st February 2024
End date: 29th February 2024
Location: Dzogchen Beara

5 Week Online Meditation Course with Susan Browne & Rob van Willigen

Meditation as taught by the Buddha is something that can be practised by anyone, of any age or background. It’s a process of coming to understand and know our mind, and gives us the tools to learn to work with it. With meditation practice we can discover a profound peace that is always with us, beneath the turbulence of all our thoughts and emotions.

The Power of Intention – Online

Date: 7th January 2024
Location: Online

A Morning Seminar with Susan Browne and Anne Sheehan

Take some time out at the beginning of the New Year for a morning of guided reflection and contemplation and to make aspiration prayers.

Embracing Change – Online

Start date: 26th October 2023
End date: 14th December 2023
Location: Dzogchen Beara

8 Week Online Course
with Susan Browne and Anne Sheehan

“Nothing is permanent, except change” The Buddha

Contemplative practices form the basis of many wisdom traditions. During this eight-week course we will learn how to contemplate in the Buddhist tradition and will specifically focus on how in life everything is constantly changing.