The stupa is an architectural symbol encompassing the elements of the natural world, the spiritual path and the unity of Enlightened mind. Using colours and shapes, we are guided into a freeing of energy into boundless space. The stupa is also a symbol of the ordination process at Tiratanaloka. Sangharaskhita described our own stupa as a ‘Miracle Stupa’ saying that the only true miracle is when someone makes the transition from a worldly to a spiritual life. This retreat will focus on different elements in the symbolism of the stupa drawing on Sangharakshita’s lectures on ‘Creative Symbols of the Tantric Path’ in study, meditation and puja.
This online retreat will involve a morning session from 10:30 - 13:00, an afternoon meditation at 16:00 and an evening session at 19:45 and we'll end at 13:00 on the last day. If you think you'll be unable to commit to this timetable, please contact the team before booking.
If you've previously paid a deposit for the cancelled Mythic Context retreat, you can pay the balance rate below. If you haven't paid a deposit previously, please pay one of the full rates, or contact the office if you need help from our bursary fund.