Meditation Retreat with Gelong Thubten – postponed

Meditation Retreat with Gelong Thubten – postponed

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Date(s) - 06/04/2019 - 07/04/2019
11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Kagyu Samye Dzong Dublin


Dear Friends, unfortunately, due to illness we have to postpone this retreat until a later date as Thubten is unable to travel to Dublin. We hope to have new dates soon.

Gelong Thubten has been busy touring with Ruby Wax and Ash Ranpura with the book ‘How to be Human’, and he will soon be releasing his own book – ‘A Monks Guide to Happiness’.

Finding Light within Problems

A weekend retreat providing a combination of teaching and practice. Thubten will explain how meditation and mindfulness training can help transform life’s problems and difficulties into the path of spiritual growth. We can learn how to use obstacles as opportunities for developing the mind.

Topics will include how to meditate, how to apply mindfulness in daily life, and how to increase compassion for oneself and others.

Suitable for all, beginners and advanced practitioners alike.

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 11am – 4.30pm

Suggested donation €35 per day (includes a simple vegetarian lunch)

Booking is essential. To book your place call 01 4537427 or email

Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk who teaches meditation and specialises in providing non-religious mindfulness workshops and training programmes for businesses and organisations. Thubten has been a monk since 1993 at Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, (, has trained under some of the world’s most accomplished teachers of meditation, and has spent over five years in intensive meditation retreats.

Thubten has taught mindfulness at major global companies and organisations, including Google, LindkedIn, Siemens, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Lloyds Bank and Clifford Chance. Thubten’s work has also been featured in the Times and Guardian newspapers and on the BBC and ITV. He is also pioneering a mindfulness training programme for medical students in Ireland, and he teaches in many schools, as well as hospitals, prisons and other organisations.


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