Retreats for Everyone

At the World Peace Temple
Spend a relaxing weekend meditation retreat in the peaceful environment of the Catskills. Whether you’re a beginner or simply want to enjoy retreat in ideal conditions, our teachers will help you refresh your mind through meditation.

Catskill Getaway Weekends

Start your getaway Friday evening with a relaxing meditation and a delicious meal in the Kadampa World Peace Temple and cafe. Enjoy two sessions of retreat on Saturday morning in the Temple (topics vary). In the afternoon, explore our 82 acres of natural woodlands or the charm of Catskills. Then on Sunday, set a peaceful tone for your return home by coming to our morning meditation class with Prayers for World Peace.

Finding Peace Retreat Weekends

Taught by guest Teachers these weekend retreats are a wonderful way to dive into the experience of solving problems through meditation.

What Happens on a Finding Peace Retreat?

Retreat Sessions

The sessions are approximately 75 minutes and combine practical instruction and guided meditation that will allow you to:

  • connect with an experience of true inner peace
  • develop basic techniques that can help you to create a consistent habit of meditation
  • leave with practical inner tools to apply what you’ve have learned to your daily life

All retreat sessions are in the World Peace Temple.



During the Breaks

Between retreat sessions take time to relax and carry your experience of peace in the following ways:

  • enjoy the tranquility of our 82 acres of grounds
  • connect and discuss with like-minded people
  • nourish yourself with a refreshing drink and healthy snack in the World Peace Café
  • explore our bookstore and giftshop

Rest & Reflect Personal Retreats

Enjoy a personal retreat and leave behind your hectic schedule and responsibilities. Enter into a calm, purposeful, and healing place.

Rest, reflect, and discover how to enjoy the peace of your own mind. Then, return home with practical methods to keep you feeling energized and inspired while coping with life’s stresses. With the support of a caring community dedicated to helping you take time out for what you need, you‘ll find it very easy to catch your breath and connect with your deeper self.



The Benefits of Retreat

A couple with a busy life running a cafe share their experience of retreat at KMC NY.

Contact Us


(845) 856-9000
9am-5pm Monday - Friday


47 Sweeney Rd
Glen Spey, NY 12737