This practice is done with the eight Mahayana precepts being taken at the beginning of the day.  In this practice it is customary to abstain from all meals apart from lunch. We do three sessions of the retreat prayers Drop of Essential Nectar – one first thing in the morning, one before lunch, and one in the late afternoon.

It is still possible to engage in this practice without the fasting component, please get in touch for more information.

Before the break of dawn, we begin by taking the eight Mahayana precepts according to the sadhana entitled A Pure Life and then we begin the first session of the sadhana entitled Drop of Essential Nectar.



Venue Details

This event is held at:
Khedrubje Buddhist Centre
196 Coltman Street
Anlaby Road


For info on this class call: 01482 324940


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A price list can be found below:

  • Whole day retreat including lunch
    (£11.50 Per Person)
  • Whole day retreat no lunch
    (£8.00 Per Person)


Session times:

6:30am - First Session
10:30am - Second Session
3:30pm - Last Session

Scheduled Dates

  • Sun 14th April
This retreat is led by:

Gen Kelsang Rigma

    • Gen Rigma

Gen Rigma has been the main teacher at Khedrubje Buddhist Centre for 25 years, she is known for her clarity and wisdom.

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