The Irish Sangha Trust (IST) was established in 2011 to support and foster teaching and meditation practice in the Theravada Buddhist tradition in Ireland. The Irish Sangha Trust is non-profit Buddhist organization, entirely dependent on the generosity of the public for voluntary donations.
Our annual schedule includes regular workshops, retreats and meditation sittings. Events are open to everyone from beginners to experienced practitioners. We welcome you to join our spiritual friends network and experience the profound benefits of meditation practice.
The Four Brahmaviharas - Loving Kindness Workshop with Ajahn Metta, Senior Nun at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, UK
Saturday, October 22nd - Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Developing these qualities brings the acceptance, joy, balance of mind and wisdom we need to respond to life's challenges with tranquillity and clarity of mind.
Ajahn Metta was born 1953 in Germany and has been a Siladhara (nun) in the Theravada tradition for 18 years. She lives at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in England, which is part of the Thai Forest Sangha of Ajahn Chah. She is one of the senior nuns leading the nuns community and has been teaching in Europe and the US for several years.
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Weekly Meditation Sit
Every Friday, 19:30 - 21:30
April Friday Sits led by teachers
Friday, April 5th 2019, 19:30
Weekend Meditation Retreat 'Generosity and Gratitude - practising with a heart of kindness' with Metta
Saturday, May 11th - Sunday, May 12th, 2019
Bhante Sujato in Dublin
Saturday, November 16th - Sunday, November 17th, 2019