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Dharma Training Program: Discourse on the Five Ways of Putting an End to Anger

The retreat will be led by UK Dharma Teachers Mhairi (Vari) McLuskie and Theresa Payne at Purley Chase Retreat Centre in the beautiful North Warwickshire countryside. It will also be available on Zoom for those who prefer that or who are unable to attend in person. We will explore the wisdom and related teachings of the discourse on The 5 Ways of Putting an End to Anger to understand how to cultivate true wisdom in our lives for ourselves, for others and for the earth.

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9 Feb 2024 - 11 Feb 2024

Purley Chase Centre, Mancetter, CV9 2RQ

The retreat is suitable for those with an established understanding of mindfulness and a regular meditation practice. The retreat will include:

  • Opportunities to practice guided and silent sitting meditations, walking meditation, mindful eating and noble silence;
  • Opportunities to learn from others through dharma sharing and exploration;
  • Dharma teaching from UK Dharma Teachers. We encourage people to have a look at the Discourse on The 5 Ways of Putting an End to Anger in preparation for the retreat.

”When you say something really unkind, when you do something in retaliation your anger increases. You make the other person suffer, and he will try hard to say or do something back to get relief from his suffering. That is how conflict escalates.

Thich Nhat Hanh Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames


About the Dharma Training Program

Please find below the dates of the 2024 DTP. Originally the DTP was seen as a
training programme for those practitioners who wanted to deepen their practice as a
group. People were encouraged to sign up to all three DTP sessions in a year so
that a sangha could be created amongst participants and spiritual friendships
nurtured during these retreats. We would like to encourage you to consider the
programme in this way in 2024 if that is possible for you.

9-11th February | Purley Chase, Atherton, Warwickshire
24-27th May | Brierley Retreat Centre, Yorkshire
24-28th October | Sidcot School, Somerset
17-20th October | Kilgraston School, Bridge of Earn, Perthshire

How to attend

You can find more information on this retreat and book a ticket on Eventbrite.

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