Theravāda Buddhism Web Directory

Newcastle upon Tyne

Harnham Buddhist Monastery is a Buddhist community on the borders of Scotland and England. The abbot, Ajahn Munindo, was ordained by the late Venerable Ajahn Chah of Wat Nong Pah Pong in NE Thailand in 1975. The community comprises a monastic residence of usually about 8 Sangha members and an adjacent lay retreat facility known as Kusala House.

Newton Abbot

Set in the rural quiet of South Devon, Gaia House - a retreat centre since the 1930s - offers retreats from various Buddhist traditions led by teachers from all over the world.


The Satipanya Buddhist Trust is grounded in the Buddhist Tradition of Theravada as practised in South-East Asia. We run retreats devoted to contemplative living and vipassana insight meditation in the tradition of the Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma. The appointed Spiritual Director of the Trust is Bhante Bodhidhamma, an English Theravada monk of twenty years' standing.


This group follows the Thai Forest Sangha tradition, and meets weekly.

Bradford on Avon

The Aukana Buddhist Meditation Retreat centre was established in 1980 by the co-founders Alan and Jacqui James.The current spiritual head of the Trust is Paul Harris, who has been teaching the Buddha's path to enlightenment for ten years. The Trust supports two monasteries (one for monks, one for nuns) and a meditation centre, the House of Inner Tranquillity. It also publishes several books on Buddhism.


Sri Lankan Buddhist temple.


Sri Lankan Buddhist temple.




London Insight offers a programme of events based in the insight (vipassana) meditation tradition.

Together with a group of leading teachers, we explore the modern application of authentic Buddhist teachings in our lives.


Sri Lankan Buddhist temple.


We offer weekend retreats, day-long retreats and evening courses led by teachers associated with Gaia House retreat centre in Devon. We also offer a sitting group twice a month to share meditation practice and discussion.