The Benefits of a Meditation Retreat

So much of the stress and tension we normally experience comes from our mind, and many of the problems we experience, including ill health, are caused or aggravated by this stress. By going on retreat we will be able to reduce this stress.

The benefits of retreat include:

  • Finding spiritual direction and confidence
  • Improved performance, concentration and focus in daily life
  • Less stress, worry & anxiety
  • Reduced irritation, anger & frustration
  • Greater inner peace & happiness
  • Increased confidence & self-esteem
  • Improved mental and physical well being
  • A positive outlook on life & better relationships

“We will experience a calm, spacious feeling in the mind, and many of our usual problems will fall away. Difficult situations will become easier to deal with, we will naturally feel warm and well disposed towards other people, and our relationships with others will gradually improve.” – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso