West Virginia Retreat, The Power of Joy and Peace, Fri., June 1st – Sun., June 3rd

During this retreat, we will leave behind our normal worries and travel to a beautiful retreat space.

In this spacious environment, we will relax and rejuvenate ourselves by engaging in special meditations. These meditations will be based on Buddha’s teaching on the six perfections that lead to the state of enlightenment.

There will be plenty of time to relax, rest, and socialize on this special weekend. We will be joined by practitioners from all over the mid-Atlantic area. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.

COST (per person): Camping, $145 • Kids Camping, $60 • Dorm (3-4 people), $179 • Single Room, $345 • Double Room, $245 • Full Weekend No accommodation, $125 • Saturday Only No Accommodation, $65.  This retreat is popular so REGISTER EARLY!

*All options include teachings and meals.  All rooms are en-suite. All meals are vegetarian. A 50% deposit is required at registration. 

Registration is now closed.  But there is a waiting list:  please call or email us to be placed on this list (410-243-3837, or director@meditationmd.org).
*Cancellation policy:  For cancellations before 5/18, we will refund all except a 25% non-refundable deposit.  We cannot give refunds for cancellations on or after 5/18.

Schedule:  (each retreat session is ~ 1 hr in length)

  • Friday:  Dinner 6pm, Intro Talk 7:30pm
  • Saturday:  9am, 11am, 4:30pm, 7:30pm
  • Sunday:  9am, 11am, Lunch 12:30pm

LOCATION: Lost River Retreat Center, 2015 Mill Gap Road, Lost City, WV 26810


The retreat teachers will be Gen Kelsang Tenzin, the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Philadelphia and Kadam Deann Bishop, the Resident Teacher of Dharmapala Kadampa Buddhist Center. Both are  disciples of the Buddhist meditation master and internationally renowned teacher, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.