Directions

*Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of meditation as the door will be locked when the meditation begins.

Venue: St Mary's Priory, Dominican Retreat Centre, Main Street, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

By car: Leave the M50 at junction 11. Take the N81 Westwards towards Tallaght and Blessington. Turn right at the first small roundabout. Turn left at the next roundabout. (Note the large roundabout of junction 11 and these two small roundabouts are very close together). Continue along this road for about a mile, then  pass Lidl  on left then straight through a set of traffic lights and take first right, this is a cul-de-sac and we are situated on left though the open gates,  You will see The Dominican Retreat House straight ahead and on your right. Steps and a ramp lead to the Glass Porch at entrance.  

By Luas: This is the best way from Heuston or Connolly Stations, and from Busarus. Get off the Luas at the Square, which is the last stop. It is normally possible to catch a taxi to the Dominican Retreat House from there, or the nearby Square centre. The cost is about 6 Euros. Ask for the Priory church which is located beside the Dominican Retreat house and more well known in Tallaght village, and then follow the directions through the car park in the previous paragraph.

Walking from the Luas: About 12-15 minutes, and best avoided if you have heavy bags. Begin walking in the same direction as the Luas was going when it stopped. You will come to traffic-light controlled crossroads with a dual carriage way. Continue straight across, and follow the line of the road. The road bends to the right. You should have the Institute of Technology on your left, and the old protestant church and graveyard on your right. Then you will see a high stone wall on your left. This is the Priory garden. Continue around the outside, passing Murphy’s pub on the corner. Turn left here. The next entrance in the wall is the Priory Church. Continue past this entrance and take next left and the entrance to The Dominican Retreat House is on your left. The Retreat House is a detached building with a glass porch at the top of a short flight of steps and ramp.

By Bus: Many buses go to Tallaght, but the most convenient are the 65, 27, from College Green to Tallaght. On the 27 get off at the last stop on the Greenhills road turn right at the lights and take the next right and the entrance to The Dominican Retreat House is on your left. The Retreat House is a detached building with a glass porch at the top of a short flight of steps and ramp.

On the 65 bus get off at the stop before the I.T. Tallaght and cross the road and take the left turn at Murphy’s Pub on corner.  The next entrance in the wall is the Priory Church Continue past this entrance and take next left turn and the entrance to The Dominican Retreat House is on your left. The Retreat House is a detached building with a glass porch at the top of a short flight of steps and ramp.

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"The temple of God is within your soul. Enter into this quietness and sit there in meditation with the light of intuition burning on the altar. There is no restlessness, no searching or striving there. Come into the silence of solitude.”                               Paramahansa Yogananda

*Please note due to convocation there will be no meditation held until Wednesday 15th August.

SRF Outreach Event(*Special Event)

We will be holding an SRF Outreach event on Thursday 20th September 2018 at our regular venue- St Mary's Priory, Dominican Retreat Centre, Main Street, Tallaght, Dublin 24. For further information you can contact Barry on 0878049007 or Seamus on 0872733488. For a leaflet on this event please download it HERE

RETREAT

There will be a retreat held on Friday October 19th 2018 in the Ballyvaloo Centre, Blackwater, Enniscorthy, County Wexford.  Please view their website at  https://www.ballyvaloo.ie/ for more details of the facilities.  The website gives directions on driving from Dublin and Wexford. Additionally, there will be another retreat held next year on Friday 8th March 2019 to Sunday 10th March 2019.

Cost: €160 (including all meals).  Arrival: From 5pm on Friday 19th October 2018.  Departure: After lunch (approximately 2pm) on Sunday 21st October.  To book a place please email info@dublinmeditationcircle.com or use the "contact us" form on this web site. Additionally you can contact Barry on 0878049007 or Seamus on 0872733438.

COMMEMORATIVE SERVICES FOR 2018

Self-Realization Fellowship temples and centres throughout the world observe the following occasions each year with a special commemorative ceremony.    

  • March 7th(1952):Mahasamadhi of Paramahansa Yogananda(Commemorative Service on 7th March from 6.45 to 9.15pm)

  • March 9th:  Mahasamadhi of Sri Yukteswar (Commemorative service 9.45 to 12pm on Sunday 11th March

  • 30th March: Good Friday (Commemorative Service will be held from 10am to 1pm)   

  • Saturday 7th April: Spring Social (*lunch- meet up time to be confirmed)      

  • May13th: Monthly Long Meditation 10am to 4pm 

  • May 9th: Birth of Sri Yukteswar )10th May 1855) Commemoration service will be held on Wednesday 9th may from 6.45 to 9.15pm    

  • May 19th: Summer Social Lunch meet up- to be confirmed    

  • June 9th to 10th: Summer Silent 1-day retreat. One day retreat with meditation, chanting, relaxation and rejuvenation.  

  • July 1st: Monthly Long Meditation from 9.45 to 4pm.

  • July 25th: Mahavatar Babaji Commemoration Day.  Commemoration Service is from 6.45 to 9.15pm

  • August 5th to 11th: Convocation 2018. Self-Realization members from around the globe.  Please see http://www.yogananda-srf.org/tmp/SearchPage.aspx?searchtext=convocation#.Wlo4J5N9Y00 for more details

  • September 3rd: Janmashtami (birth of Bhagavan Krishna). Commemorative Service and long meditation from 9.45 to 4pm.

  • September 8th: Autumn Social Lunch meet-to be confirmed

  • September 26th: Mahasamadhi of Lahiri Mahasaya. Commemorative Service on 26th September from 6.45 to 9.15pm

  • September 30th: Birthday of Lahiri Mahasaya (30th September 1828). Commemoration service and long meditation held on 30th September from 9.45 to 4pm

  • October 19th to 21st: Silent Weekend retreat with meditation, chanting, kirtan, relaxation and rejuvenation. See venue website for more details at http://www.ballyvaloo.ie 

  • November 4th: Monthly Long Mediation from 9.45 to 4pm

  • December 1st: Christmas Social at Silk Road Cafe, Chester Beatty Library Lunch meet up-time to be confirmed

  • December 16th: All-Day Christmas Meditation starting at 9.30 to 4.30

Itinerary for 2018

To download a comprehensive list of commemorative services, retreats and events for 2018 please click HERE

PRAYER REQUESTS

Mother Center has requested that where possible, prayer requests should be sent via the SRF website www.yogananda-srf.org.  SRF BOOKS AND TAPES / OTHER INFORMATION If you plan to attend the annual retreats and require a specific book, cd or any SRF item please email at least two months before the commencement of the retreat so that we can order it for you.  Prices of items such as books and CD's sold at the retreat are not-for-profit and are significantly reduced due to a group discount from mother centre which we pass directly onto the devotee purchasing these items.  A copy of  Paramahansa Yogananda's ‘The Second Coming Of Christ’ is available for loan through the Dublin Meditation Circle.  For a broad range of SRF books, calendars, CD's, DVD's, pictures, magazines and more please refer to the web site below.

Contact Us

To contact us you can simply fill out the online web form below.  Additionally you can contact Barry on 0878049007 or Seamus on 0872733438 or you may email us at          info@dublinmeditationcircle.com 

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