Three ways
to join

There are three ways of joining a Nirodha Retreats Worldwide ® meditation group:

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

 

 

The word “Nirodha” (cessation) refers here cessation of suffering.  

Nirodha Retreats ®.  is a collection of small numbered groups of yogis worldwide who practice for a common aim of attaining a state of 'no suffering' using Dharma and Meditation while living a modern lifestyle. A newcomer to Nirodha must clearly understand the difference of our community with that of a large scale spiritual organisation. 

We focus on the individual and their practice than developing an organisation and even to develop a Centre. The best and the simplest way to explain about us is: "just a few people who want to meditate"

Our practitioners receive continuous spiritual support, guidance and encouragement in their journey into spiritual practice with Nirodha Retreats Worldwide ®. 

To maintain smaller numbers and thereby a higher level of emphasis on the individual practitioner, joining Nirodha is only by invitation than application. 

 

To keep the teaching pure and free off consumerism Nirodha Retreats Worldwide ® provides all services free of any and avoid generosity with cost covering. practitioners themselves handle and cover the costs. leaving donations separate. 

 

All management and financial matters are handled by a committee of practitioners and not by a body of management or teachers.

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Complete the

Right From the Start Course

This course is a pre-requisite that teaches the basics of meditation.  Depending on where you reside, these courses can be accessed in-person or online.  Upon completion of the RFS course, one can join the assigned meditation class and receive other benefits from Nirodha Retreats Worldwide that will support your practice.

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Complete a beginner retreat 

Upon completion of a Nirodha beginner retreat, one can join Nirodha programs with the teacher’s recommendation. The beginner retreat will cover many basic concepts that a yogi finds essential before joining the intermediate and advanced training.

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Meeting with teacher

On rare occasions some yogis have joined Nirodha programs after meeting with Bhanté where he was able to evaluate the yogi and

directly enroll them to a specific program. This would make the participant join Nirodha without the pre-requisite of the Right From the Start program or a beginner retreat.