Group Retreats

 Kopan Monastery offers group retreats as part of its yearly course program.  These retreats are usually for more advanced practitioners only and lead by experienced teachers. 

Kopan also offers Medicine Buddha Retreat and Tara retreat during the year. Please check the course calendar occasionally for updates. 

Depending on the type of retreat, students might be accepted by application only and special conditions may apply.

Please find out more on the requirements as well as application forms for these retreats below by clicking on the title of the retreat.


FPMT Centers are welcome to use the Kopan facilities for group retreats. Please email us with your request.


Group Retreats in 2016

May 7 - 22       Nyung Ne Fasting Retreat at the Kopan Nunnery - please book directly at the Nunnery

June 10 - 15     5-Day Chenrezig Retreat  - Develop the Power of Compassion


Group Retreats in 2017

January 2017  3 - Month Vajrasattva Retreat

The date will be published in September 2016 and registrations will be accepted from late Septmeber onward.


Kopan Monastery
(Nepal Buddhist Mahayana Center Gompa)

Kopan Monastery is affiliated with FPMT
(Foundation for the preservation of the Mahayana Tradition)