Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey

Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey



Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey
Address: Carrshield, Hexham NE47 8AL
Contact: Rev. Leandra or Rev. Willard
Email: or
Phone: 01434 345204
Fax: 01434 345216
Affiliation Soto Zen Buddhism (Serene Reflection Meditation)
Purpose of Community: Retreat Centre and monastery for lay and monastic adherents to deepen practice of Soto Zen.
Facilities: Sleep dormitory style in ceremony though some rooms are available if needed.
Access: Lifts and chair lifts. One double-bedded en suite room for disabled.
Requirements: Come to an Introductory Retreat for your first stay.
Pratical Tips: Check website for guidance on what to bring etc, and see Guidance for Universities and Colleges attached.
Suitability: Primary schools/Secondary schools/University students
Further Reading: British Buddhism: Teachings, Practice and Development
Bluck, R. (2006) London & New York: Routledge (in ch. 5 ‘ Serene Reflection Meditation’)Buddhists in Britain Today
Cush, D. (1990) London: Hodder & Stoughton (in ch. 2 on Throssel Hole)
Public Liability Insurance: Yes

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