Winter Retreat – Jan 3-6

This is the Triple Gem Residential Meditation Retreat in Winter. This time theme is “New Year with a New Beginning with Life”.

Bhante Sati will lead this meditation retreat by discussing the Buddha’s teachings and practices on purifying the mind. These teachings offer insight and methods on how to purify the mind and support one to live a healthy and peaceful lifestyle.


Animal Rights Healing Retreat – January 2019

Amy serving up great food from the kitchen at the Metta Meditation Center

This retreat is specially designed for animal advocates of all stages and backgrounds to better themselves in their advocacy.
Whether to help guide animal advocates through compassion fatigue & burnout, to learn about sustainable activism and to better manage feelings of anger & frustration, or to just de-stress and network with other advocates.


Bhavana- A Course for Self- Motivation

This multi-week course will primarily focuses on Vipassana techniques sourced directly from the Buddhist Sutras. The instructor, Bhante Kamala believes this path will arm every sentient being against life’s different challenges.


TGN Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction – Sept 22

You and your friends are invited to the benefit dinner featuring an evening of international cuisine, music, and conversation.

WHEN: September 22nd from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
WHERE: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Mankato – 937 Charles Avenue


Residential Retreat in September

Bhante Sathi will be leading this meditation retreat by discussing Buddhist guidance and other teachings that emphasizes refining the wisdom and compassion of our minds. These teachings offer insight and methods on how to bring more depth into our selves and support individuals to live a healthy and peaceful life.


Sutta Study Group

Group meditation at Metta Retreat Center


If you’re interested in plunging into a deeper study of Buddhist teachings and Philosophy, with a committed and focused group, we invite you to join our new Sutta Study Group at the Metta Meditation Center, which meets every other Sunday from 3 p.m until 4:30 p.m. at the Metta Meditation Center in Janesville.