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The Metta Retreat Center

The Metta Retreat Center is located on 37 acres the eastern shore of Lake Elysian outside of Janesville, Minnesota 20 minutes from Mankato and an hour from Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Perfect for Large Groups

The Retreat Center dormitory accommodates large groups, with sleeping space for 45 people.

All faiths and groups are welcome. The Center is a perfect gathering place for family celebrations, religious retreats, and business conferences.

Personal Retreat Cabins

We also offer private hermitage cabins nestled in the woods, that you can reserve for your own personal retreat.

The  Metta Meditation Retreat Center is maintained by Triple Gem of the Northa Buddhist community dedicated to practicing mindful traditions thousands of years old.

We invite you to come, sit, and rest in the quiet peacefulness. Learn to live life mindfully with loving-kindness towards all.