The main obstacles to working successfully with our minds are in the way we live our lives. The retreats we run at Vajrasana, our purpose-built retreat centre in Suffolk, whether a weekend or a longer intensive retreat, are ideal conditions in which to look deeply at our lives and transform them for the better.

In line with government advice the retreat centre is currently closed. However we’ve put a lot of work and care into making sure that Vajrasana is fully Covid Secure for its reopening.

Retreat centre news
Pure Land Limited (PLL), the wholly owned trading subsidiary of the London Buddhist Centre that owned Vajrasana, became insolvent in November due to complications arising from the Covid pandemic.  Following professional advice, PLL has gone into creditors’ voluntary liquidation. As a result, Vajrasana has been put on the market. The LBC is the main creditor, having loaned PLL the funds to build the new Vajrasana. It therefore retains a significant financial interest in the property. In the event of no successful third party bids, the LBC, in discussion with the liquidator, will enter its own bid to have the property transferred back to the LBC’s direct ownership. 

We’re aware that hearing about Vajrasana being up for sale may be concerning for some members of the Sangha. We hope this process won’t be too long and we will keep the community informed of any important developments.


Our Booking Policy 

Cancellations and refunds
If you are unable to attend because you have been advised by the NHS to take a Covid-19 test, are feeling unwell or experiencing any of the Covid-19 symptoms, then we will offer you a full refund. Otherwise retreats are not refundable or transferable. If you cancel your retreat place (3 nights or less) more than two weeks before the start date, then a refund of the amount paid less £50 will be returned. If you cancel your retreat place (4 nights or more) then a refund of the amount paid less £100 will be returned, but only a full month in advance.
Our concessionary rate is meant for students on a full-time course, people on a pension, people not working, people drawing state benefits and people employed in Triratna Buddhist Community TBRLs. On retreats other than sub25 retreats, this could also apply to people aged 16-25.
We endeavour to run all the events that we publicise. However, in exceptional circumstances we may have to cancel an event - in this case we shall, of course, refund all of your payment.
The London Buddhist Centre and Pure Land Ltd. accepts no responsibility for any damage or loss to property during your stay at Vajrasana (or during your journey to/from Vajrasana).