A Heart of

Weekend Lake Retreat
Nov 8 - 10
at Lake George

Relax, replenish, nourish

Guided Weekend Meditation Retreat
or come for Saturday only

Discover powerful meditations for a heart of strength and love at this guided weekend meditation retreat on the shores of Lake George just outside Bungendore.

Only an hour’s drive from Canberra is this peaceful refuge that feels a world away. 

The meditations: Buddhist nun Kelsang Dana will guide us through meditations on pure love.

Accommodation: With comfortable air-conditioned rooms (single and twin) and a light-filled meditation room, this is the perfect spot for retreat. You can also camp in the orchard, or just join us for the day on Saturday.


Timetable: Starting with an introduction on Friday evening, we will be guided in powerful meditations on Buddha’s quintessential wisdom by Resident Teacher, Buddhist nun Kelsang Dana.

Guided meditation retreat sessions will be one hour long,  and run between 9am and 6.30pm on Saturday, and also on Sunday morning, finishing with lunch.

There will be ample time to enjoy the place, walk and relax – and your meals will be fully catered with our favourite home-cooked vegetarian & vegan recipes.


Fri 8 Nov dinner & meditation

Sat 9 Nov Sessions 9-10am | 11am-12pm |  3.30-4.30pm | 5-6pm

Sun 10 Nov Sessions 9-10am | 11am-12pm

Ends with Sunday lunch

Option to come for Saturday only


This tranquil place is on the shores of Lake George and has been a place of refuge and for contemplation for decades.

 Purpose-built retreat accommodation is single or twin rooms with shared bathrooms.

Or camp in the nearby orchard.

Seating is on chairs.


Single Room: $430 

Twin Share: $360 per person

Camping: $230 includes all meals & refreshments

Saturday Only: $100 includes lunch & refreshments

Saturday Only Members: $40 includes lunch, refreshments & venue day fee

The Teacher

Resident Teacher and Buddhist nun Kelsang Dana will guide this retreat. Dana has been teaching Buddhist meditation for 12 years. Through her joyful and loving aspect, she is able to communicate the essential points of meditation and Buddhism in a practical way that makes people feel confident, uplifted and encouraged.

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Contact Us

Telephone 0477 044 607

Email info@meditateincanberra.org