Beginners Meditation Retreat


Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington (old)
94 Derwent St, Island Bay, Wellington
Sun 01 May
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$35–$50 (please see below)


  • Michele Lint
    Michele Lint
    Kadampa Buddhist Teacher

    Michele is a warm-hearted teacher and an experienced meditation practitioner who has been studying Kadampa Buddhism for more than 12 years. She brings to her teachings a sincere interest in helping others and a clear and insightful understanding of how meditation and mindfulness can improve our daily life.


Beginners Meditation Retreat

About the Retreat

Restore your inner peace and unlock your mind’s potential for lasting happiness. Join us for a relaxing day retreat in a quiet and peaceful environment, providing a rare opportunity to refresh your mind through meditation. Through meditation we can learn how to relax and develop peaceful and positive states of mind.
This beginners meditation retreat will consist of practical teachings and short guided meditations that will give rise to a peaceful feeling in the mind and improve your ability to live a peaceful life.
Everybody is welcome to attend this course, regardless of experience.


In-Person (includes refreshments):
$50 | unwaged $40 (use coupon meditate) | Free for Centre Members

$45 | unwaged $35 (use coupon meditate) | Free for Centre Members

There will be break for lunch from 12.45pm to 2pm. You are welcome to bring your own vegetarian lunch to enjoy at our Meditation Centre, or take a short stroll to enjoy the nearby Island Bay cafes.

Booking is required to secure your place. Please see below to book.

Online Replay

Available to view online live or for 7 days after the event. Booking must be made before the course begins.

Audio Recordings

Audio recordings are available to those who attend the course (online or in-person). If attending in-person, you can purchase these after the end of the course. If attending online, please get in touch.

Hourly Schedule

10am - 10.15am
10.15am - 11.15am
Teaching & Meditation
11.15am - 11.45am
Morning Tea
11.45am - 12.45pm
Teaching & Meditation
12.45pm - 2pm
Lunch Break
2pm - 3pm
Teaching & Meditation


To Book Please use the booking form below; select your ticket type, complete the booking form and pay with Credit or Debit card via Stripe secure processing.

Unwaged Coupon At checkout enter the code given in the “Cost” section above to receive the unwaged discount. Please note that only one unwaged booking can be made at a time.

Payment is required to reserve your place.

Member? Attend all weekly classes, get discounts on events and more. Click here for more information.

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Kadampa Meditation Centre Wellington has been relocated to Khandallah, in a tranquil and lush location yet close to public transport and parking. Our new address is 2 Ardross Avenue.

Check out our Contact page for directions on how to get to the Centre including public transport.

We are currently looking for a new location for our Centre. There are a multitude of possibilities for what our future Centre will look like and where it will be located, and we would love your guidance to find the solution that best serves the needs and wishes of our community and of Wellington as a whole.

Please take a few minutes to answer 10 simple questions that will help us understand what you expect of our future Centre and let us know if you would like to be involved with making this dream a reality.