Nichiren Peace Center – Vancouver Island Retreat Garden
Next Retreat: — Saturday 20th July 2019 — Buddha Now – A Lay Persons Guide to the Buddha-way!

The Buddhist spirit is one of psychological and personal growth, a maturing of self, an exploration of inner self. Every human BE-ing is naturally born with the innate nature and desire for more. This day Retreat explores the meaning of the word Buddha and includes a variety of sharing  about this philosophy of hope, love, kindness and compassion. Everyone welcome.

Namaste “the spirit in me, sees the spirit in you.”Thus It Has Been Shared, Respectfully, N. Henry, Nyudo Buddha

* This Retreat is in the Forest, have Tenting areas, two Retreat Huts, Open Kitchen, Washrooms, Meditation Walkways  for your enjoyment. $ \Retreat Huts are $25.00 a day, plus one to two hours WorkShare. Welcome.

Nichiren Buddha Hokkeko Society A Non Profit Registered Charity®

Considering a Retreat can lead to new understanding and realizations, about One’s Self and the discovery of wonderful new personal empowerment!  We are a Forest Retreat Center, a Buddhist Community, please dress for the time of year.

All our retreats are based on the Mahayana Buddha way to Health, Happiness and Personal Empowerment  Namaste  “the spirit in me, sees the spirit in you.” Suggested donation $60.00 for the day, bring your Lunch and a little to share,  by donation for low income persons; do not stay away, come learn, enjoy!

Thus It Has Been Shared, Respectfully, N. Henry, Nyudo Buddha

2019 Schedule

  • Saturday, 20th July : “Buddha Now, A Lay Persons Guide”
    Who is Buddha, how many Buddhas are there? How do I fit in, what is in it for me? This spiritual realization of empowerment in my daily life! In this one day retreat realize the power of love, compassion, joy and spiritual health. You will also witness a beautiful Vow Ceremony as our Community Sangha welcomes new members. Love is a deep understanding, finding unconditional love is part of our Buddha Nature. {Register Now}
  • Sunday, 11th – 18th August : “Tien Tail Silent Week Retreat”
    Get away from the race in life, come relax in our Forest Retreat Center. Be still, be quiet, be empowered. Learn of Tien Tai Chi’I the greatest Master of Buddhist philosophy and lifestyle. Learn the power of eating silently, of listening deeply. Of finding new energy and power in your lifestyle. {Register Now}
  • Saturday, 21st September : “A Day of Meditation & Mindfulness”
    Missed the Spring Day Retreat, here is an opportunity to come to the early Fall one. Or come for your first, second or third Meditation Day retreat and continue to add to your indepth ability too retreat into yourself and find the “awareness” of everyday living with pleasure and mindfulness. {Register Now}
  • Saturday, 19th October, “A Day of Faith, A Day with the Buddha’s”
  • {Register Now}

Our Retreat Guide has been teaching the Buddhist philosophy for over thirty years. Many have appreciated the opportunity to learn and find realization in their personal well BE-ing through these days of Retreat and empowerment.  Our Forest Retreat Center offers the great opportunity to be at One with Nature.  The Buddha’s teachings are always free, but of course running our Center is not. A suggested donation of $60 is suggested, everyone is welcome to donate according to value received and ability to donate richly.

  • Coffee/Tea/Snacks
  • Transportation and pick up is available,  there is good free parking
  • Open kitchen, washrooms, meditation walkways for your enjoyment
  • These Retreats are in the forest, please wear shoes and dress for the outdoors
  • **With discounts for those on minimum budgets, seeking their spiritual nature

Namaste – “the spirit in me, sees the spirit in you.”

Thus It Has Been Shared, Respectfully, N. Henry, Nyudo Buddha

“So many words of wisdom for me to go home and contemplate. Really enjoyed this Retreat. I also love your humour and look forward to many more happy days of learning and realization from you and your sharing from this beautiful Forest Retreat Center.”
~ With gratitude, Susanne

“What an honour to have found such a beautiful teacher. It has been a blessing to be welcomed into your warm and inviting Forest Buddha Center. I feel the great support here. I look forward to many more moments of sharing.”
~ Michelle Attenby, Duncan, BC

About our Guide Teacher

HenryN. Henry, a Buddhist Teacher/Messenger/Monk, a Life Skills Coach and Counsellor, he offers many years of Faith, Practice, Study, Meditation.  He was appointed Kanji, Buddhist leader/teacher by the High Priest of the Head Temple in Japan in 1994.

Two of his books are currently available worldwide:  “Buddha Nature Now” a laypersons Guide”  5th Anniversary Edition,  “Meditation, the Art & Act of Mindfulness – 2016”

Our Teacher is the Founder/Administrator of the Nichiren Peace Center, in the beautiful Cowichan Valley, on Vancouver Island, BC Canada.
Our Community Tradition is the: Nichiren Buddha Hokkeko [Lotus] Society® founded in 2003.

Welcome….  Considering a Retreat can lead to new understanding and realizations, about One’s Self and the discovery of wonderful new personal empowerment! All our retreats are based on the Mahayana Buddha way to Health, Happiness and Prosperity.

Thus It Has Been Shared, Respectfully, #N. Henry

2019 Retreat Schedule
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