UK Weekend Meditation Silent Retreat, 8-10 Sept 2017

The Cold Ash Centre, The Ridge, Thatcham, Berks RG18 9HU
Friday 8 Sept - Sunday 10 Sept 2017
Featuring live internet Q&As with Baba Shiva Rudra Balayogi

Video of some testimonials from last year's Cold Ash Retreat.

This retreat is a wonderful opportunity to withdraw from the routine of daily life, to focus fully on meditation practice in a conducive atmosphere, amongst like-minded people.

This is also a very rare and precious opportunity to receive direct guidance from a Realised Yogi who has attained the ultimate in spiritual practice. Question and answer sessions with Babaji, live via internet conference, will give a chance for spiritual doubts to be cleared.  Those who have attended in previous years will know how amazingly uplifting and inspiring these sessions are.

Please note that this is a silent retreat. This means that all talk will be kept to a minimum, only speaking when completely necessary.  (Apart from evening meal times).  This can enable the practitioner to dwell in the silence further outside of the meditations, prolonging and deepening the purifying effect on the mind.


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The retreat

As well as meditation opportunities, there will be question and answer sessions with Babaji via internet conference. 

Group meditations will be scheduled throughout the day in the main room.
Videos of past talks and question/answer sessions from Babaji will be shown in a separate room.
A reading room will be available with various books about meditation.

You are welcome to come for the whole weekend retreat, or just one day.

Please note that this retreat is suitable only for adults.



Cold Ash Centre is situated in the beautiful countryside of Berkshire, near Thatcham, easily accessible from the M4. It is a place of peace and tranquility and is surrounded by beautiful woodlands and extensive fields. It is run by a Community of Franciscan sisters.

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More details about the Centre can be found at:


The Accommodation

All rooms are single, not en-suite and will be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis - based on when a completed form and payment is received.

All meals are vegetarian. Please let us know of any special dietary needs when booking.


The cost

A single room (not en-suite) for the weekend (Friday 5pm to Sunday 3pm) including all meals is £165.00. 

The cost for one day (Saturday) is £45.00.

Babaji's Mission never charges for spiritual instruction - the cost covers only retreat expenses.


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Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cheques, Credit/debit card or PayPal.
(See Application form for full payment details)


Any questions about the retreat, the accommodation etc
please email or phone Gian on 07837 386292

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