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Ashoka Buddhist Centre

Address: 33 Sutherland Road, Plymouth, Devon PL46BN  Devon
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, New Kadampa
Phone: (01752) 224137
Website: http://www.meditationinplymouth.org/
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Teacher: Gen. Kelsang Lhamo (resident teacher at the centre)  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso  
Contact: Kelsang Dragden  


Barn Rural Retreat Centre

Address: c/o The Managers The Barn, Lower Sharpham Barton, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 7DX   Devon
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: The Sharpham Trust
Phone: 01803 732661, Fax 1803 732718
E-mail: barn@sharphamtrust.org
Website: http://www.sharphamtrust.org/barn
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Barnstaple Sakya Buddhist group

Address: 16 Tuly Street ( c/o TowerHouse)   Barnstaple Devon EX31 1DH
Tradition: Mahayana, Sakya Tibetan Tradition
Affiliation: DECHEN
Phone: 01237 421903
E-mail: barnstaple@dechen.org
Website: http://www.dechen.org/centres/barnstaple-devon/
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Buddhafield Retreat

Address: \"Trevince House\" Hittisleigh, Exeter, Devon EX6 6LP   Devon
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Friends of the Western Buddhist Order
Phone: 0870 738 9144 or 07775 928851
E-mail: retreatsinfo@buddhafield.com
Website: http://www.buddhafield.com/
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Founder: Sangharakshita  


Buddhist Publishing Group

Address: Sharpham Coach Yard, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 7UT   Devon
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
E-mail: budnet@buddhismnow.com
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Dancing Mountains Devon

Address: Washbourne   Totnes Devon
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen
Affiliation: Dancing Mountains Zen Sangha
Phone: 01803 866735
E-mail: mbcheckley@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.dancingmountains.org.uk/local-groups.ghtml
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Main Contact: Francis Checkley  


Devon Sangha

Address: \"Eaglehurst\" Mill Street, Chagford, Devon and the Order of Interbeing.  Devon
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hahn
Affiliation: Community of Mindful Living
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Contact: Martin Pitt  


Dragon Bell Temple

Address: 9 Pavillion Place, Exeter, Devon EX2 4HR  Devon
Tradition: Mahayana, Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, Soto Zen
Affiliation: Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey, UK
Phone: 01392 479 648
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Founder: Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett  
Contact: Rev.Myfanwy McCorry  


Exeter Meditation Group

Address: 2 Barley Farm Road, Exeter EX4 1NN Or Anne da Costa, Hedgerows, Old Ebford Lane, Ebford, EX3 0QR   Devon
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Gaia House, Newton Abbot, Devon
Phone: 01392 496079 or 01392 874386
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Contact: Mary Booker  


Exeter Serene Reflection Meditation Group

Tradition: Mahayana, Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, Soto Zen
Affiliation: Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey
Phone: (0) 1392 270855
Contact: Adrienne Pitman  
Founder: Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett  


Golden Buddha Centre

Address: Golden Buddha Centre, The Grove, Victoria Street  Totnes Devon TQ9 5EF
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: +44 (0)1803 897550
E-mail: zeal@goldenbuddha.org
Website: http://www.goldenbuddha.org
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Hartridge Buddhist Monastery

Address: (The Devon Vihara) Upottery, Nr. Honiton, Devon EX14 9QE   Devon
Tradition: Theravada Forest Tradition
Affiliation: Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, UK
E-mail: sisters@hartridge.primex.co.uk
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Hathleigh Meditation Group

Address: Aishcross House, Petockstow, Okehampton, Devon EX20 3QQ   Devon
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Losely affiliated with Gaia House
Phone: 01837 810323
E-mail: aishcross@cwcom.net
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Contact: Neil Price  


Plymouth Diamond Way Meditation Group

Address: The Quaker House, 74 Mutley Plain,  Plymouth Devon PL4 6LF
Tradition: Vajrayana
E-mail: plymouth@diamondway-center.org
Website: https://www.buddhism.org.uk/diamondway-buddhism/plymouth/
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Teacher: Nic Briscoe  


Sakya Thinley Namgyal Ling

Address: 2 Dewdneys Court Upton Pyne   Exeter Devon EX5 5EQ
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Sakya
Affiliation: Dechen Community founded by Karma Thinley Rinpoche and Lama Jampa Thaye
Phone: 01392 253 040
E-mail: exeter@dechen.org
Website: http://www.dechen.org
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Spiritual Director: Lama Jampa Thaye  


Zen Practice Centre Trust - Devon

Address: 15 Sivell Place, Hearntree, Exeter, Devon EX2 5ET  Devon
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Zen Practice Centre Trust, UK National Organisation
Phone: 01392 257031
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Contact: Jo Isshin Denny  


Buddhist Centre Exeter

Address: 13 Toronto Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 6LE   Exeter Devon EX4 6LE
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Karma Kagyu, Diamond Way
Phone: (1392) 427601
E-mail: exeter@dwbuk.org
Website: http://www.buddhism-exeter.org/
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Teacher: Lama Ole Nydahl  
Spiritual Director: the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje  
Notes and Events:

If you are interested in finding out more about Buddhism and its meditation practices then thursday is our introductory evening with guided meditation and short introductory talk.


Freely Given Retreats

Address:   Devon
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Insight Meditation
E-mail: info@freelygivenretreats.org
Website: http://www.freelygivenretreats.org
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Main Contact: Stewart Moir  Email  
Notes and Events:

Freely Given Retreats is a charity committed to making Insight Meditation retreats available to everyone, regardless of their financial situation. 

We run a small number of retreats each year in different venues in rural Devon mainly with Gaia House teachers, but also in association with other groups such as Rebel Dharma and Ecodharma.

The generosity of previous retreatants and others allows our retreats to be offered freely. Donations are invited at the end of each retreat and these are the main source of future funding. 


Gaia House

Address: West Ogwell  Newton Abbot Devon TQ12 6EW
Tradition: Theravada, Mahayana, Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Insight Meditation / Vipassana / Zen
Phone: +44 (0)1626 333613
E-mail: info@gaiahouse.co.uk
Website: http://www.gaiahouse.co.uk
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Teacher: Christina Feldman  
Spiritual Director: Yanai Postelnik  Email  (Phone: +44 (0)1626 333613)
Notes and Events:

Gaia House is an old Georgian country house set in its own mature parkland gardens amongst the rolling hills of Devon, deep in the English countryside.

We provide a year-round timetable of Group Retreats, mainly in the Insight Meditation tradition but with many Zen retreats.  Additionally, we also provide an extensive facility for Personal Retreats, where individuals can conduct solitary retreats within the house and grounds for up to 3 months.


Karuna Institute

Address: Natsworthy Manor, Widecombe-in-the-Morr Nr. Newton Abbot Devon TQ13 7TR   Devon
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: 01647 221457
E-mail: karuna@eurobell.co.uk
Website: http://www.karuna-institute.co.uk/contact.html
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Notes and Events:

The integration of mindfulness practices with western psychotherapeutic and Craniosacral Biodynamic practices is entirely unique. The Institute is evolving its own wisdom tradition, which acknowledges its ancient roots in Buddhist psychology, ethics and practice and also its roots in western psychodynamic psychotherapeutic practice. It provides unique contemporary trainings at the forefront of orthodox and complementary healthcare.

There are three complementary streams of activity generated within the Institute:

  • Trainings in Core Process Psychotherapy, a mindfulness-based psychotherapy tradition
  • Trainings in Craniosacral Biodynamic Therapy
  • Retreat giving, including associated trainings

More specifically, the Institute offers the following core Trainings:

  • MA Programme : 4 year Professional Training in Core Process Psychotherapeutic Practice (Validated by Middlesex University)
  • MA Programme : Post-Qualification Training in Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapeutic Practice (validated by Middlesex University)
  • CPD courses in Core Process Psychotherapy and Supervision Training
  • The Primal Sympathy: an Interdisciplinary Post-Graduate Training in Pre- and Perinatal Therapy : 2 Year Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Course
  • Craniosacral Biodynamics : Diploma Course 2 Year Professional Training
  • Advanced Seminars and Diploma in Cranioscaral Biodynamics

As well as

  • retreats
  • training in Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga.


School of Contemporary Zen

Address: Oakwood, Chawleigh Week   Chulmleigh Devon EX18 7JU
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 01769580237
E-mail: nish@contemporaryzen.org.uk
Website: http://www.contemporaryzen.org.uk
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Main Contact: Oakwood Centre  Email  (Phone: 01769580237)
Teacher: Nish Pfister  
Spiritual Director: D. Ferguson  Email  
Notes and Events:

Please refer to our web site (http://www.contemporaryzen.org.uk) for updates on retreats, meetings, and Sesshin bookings.

 You can also ring the Oakwood Centre on (44) (0) 1769 580237


Sharpham Trust

Address: Sharpham House Ashsprington Devon   Totnes Devon TQ9 7UT
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: All
Phone: +44(0)1803742047
E-mail: enquiries@sharphamtrust.org
Website: www.sharphamtrust.org
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The Barn: Retreat  Email  (Phone: 01803742055)
Main Contact: Susie Nicholl  (Phone: 01803 742047)
Teacher: Steve Palmer  
Notes and Events:

Sharpham offer residential courses in an historic location.

Sharpham Barn retreat offers magical mediation opportunities with good wholesome selfsufficiency and the chance to re-connect.

Sharpham Centre offers regular meditation for beginners as well. 


Totnes Meditation Group

Address: 44 High Street   Totnes Devon TQ9 5SQ
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Gaia House
Phone: 01803 520798
E-mail: andrew@bodatcha.plus.com
Website: http://totnes-meditation-group.org/
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Notes and Events:

We are a friendly independent Buddhist meditation group meeting weekly on Thursday nights at 7:30pm in Birdwood House, Totnes.