Solitary Retreats in Tharpaland

For Kadampa Buddhists, the retreat house is the perfect place to go into a solitary retreat (in silence) for one or more months. If you are interested, please contact us via the booking form below or info@tharpaland.org.

This form of solitary retreat for Kadampa Buddhists is available until autumn 2021.

From the point of view of their duration, there are two types of solitary retreat: short solitary retreats lasting from a week up to six months. However it is possible to ask any appropriate Dharma questions by written correspondence with Gen Ananda as needed throughout the retreat. Solitary retreaters will have their own appartment with ensuite facilities, receive three nutritious vegetarian/vegan meals a day and live within the privacy of the solitary retreat area.

Prices for solitary retreat operate on a sliding scale, reducing in price for longer stays.


Prices, according to availability:

  • up to 7 nights – 40€ per night
  • up to 14 nights – 37€ per night
  • up to  30 nights – 35€ per night
  • from 31 nights to 90 nights – 33€ per night
  • up to 6 months (180 nights) – 30€ per night
  • up to 9 months (270 nights) – 27€ per night
  • up to 1 year (365 nights) – 25€ per night
  • over one year – 22€ per night

Please fill in the registration form, leave any questions in the comment field and your desired period. We will inform you about the availability as soon as possible.

If you have little or no meditation experience, you can book an individual retreat under less strict conditions under “Take a Break“.