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Harnham Buddhist Monastery

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Address: 2 Harnham Hall Cottages, Belsay NE20 0HF, England
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Very tranquil setting. Beautiful meditation room

Lots of information available for those interested in meditation and Buddhism. Regular mediation sessions and Buddhist learning sessions held throughout the week. There are also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 July 2016
lenandjulie
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newcastle upon tyne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Lots of information available for those interested in meditation and Buddhism. Regular mediation sessions and Buddhist learning sessions held throughout the week. There are also residential buildings as a retreat. Lovely lake walk too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I am a Buddhist myself and have visited quite a few of the Buddhist Monasteries in UK. Never thought there would be such a beautiful one in the middle of nowhere !! I will definitely hopefully go back for a retreat there soon !!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

I visited this place recently out of curiosity.I didn't stay overnight but spent a few hours with one of the monks discussing Buddhism and what the monks do in their daily lives etc. The experience was enjoyable and interesting and i left feeling i wanted to learn more so took some leaflets to read for a second visit I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

It seems odd to place this wonderful monastery in Trip Advisor, but if you are at all interested in Budhhism, this monastery represents a key tradition: Theravada. Following the Thai Forest tradition of Ajahn Chah, the monastery is in itself a thing of beauty, but the teachings of the Buddha are presented in a way which is simple, authentic and... More 

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