Non-residential Meditation Retreats

Join one-day or multi-day guided meditation retreats in downtown Toronto. Retreats are an opportunity to physically and psychologically get away from our everyday routines, and to suffuse the body/mind with Dharma.

Non-residential retreats, unless otherwise noted, take place at Society of Friends (Quakers) House, 60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto, ON

2 blocks north of St. George station; street parking only | Google Map

Please familiarize yourself with the Retreat Guidelines (in the sidebar) before you attend a retreat.

Podcasts of some Dharma talks from previous retreats can be found online.

We welcome everyone to participate in a safe and respectful meditation environment regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, or age. To this end, all are encouraged to approach the teachers or board members with any requests for accommodation, or other concerns about well being during practice.

Scholarships are available for most of our retreats; please speak to one of the teachers.

Upcoming Non-residential Retreats


Jan 16
Jul 16
Sep 17

Metta Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

September 17, 2020 - September 19, 2020
Dec 10

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

December 10, 2020 - December 12, 2020

Upcoming Retreats

Nov 15

Retreat with Ayya Medhanandi (Non-residential)

November 15 - November 16
Friends House
Toronto ON
Dec 12

Insight Meditation Retreat (Non-residential)

December 12 - December 14
Friends House
Toronto ON
Jan 16

Metta and Purification Retreat (Non-residential)

January 16, 2020 - January 18, 2020
Friends House
Toronto ON

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