Hermitage of the Awakened Heart 

The Hermitage is a place of retreat and contemplation under the direction of Lama Shenpen Hookham.


Watch dawn breaking over the enlightenment stupa at the Hermitage.

It is also the home of the first fully consecrated Tibetan Stupa in Wales. You are welcome to visit or to come on retreat. For more information, please contact us. If you would like to be informed of events, retreats and open days, please join our mailing list and we will send you regular emails. 

Join us online each Monday Morning at 7am for Morning Meditation  and Tuesday for Evening Meditation - watch on Hermitage TV live or at any time during the week.

Meditation Days

Each open day consists of a morning of meditation and a talk by Lama Shenpen in the afternoon.

13th December

Please visit our events page for details on the next meditation day If you would like to be kept informed of news and updates please subscribe to our email list. Or follow us on Twitter(@AHSHermitage) or Facebook for up-to-date information.

The talks will be broadcast live on YouTube at 2.00pm - subscribe to our channel here 
You can watch it live on Hermitage TV 

Mindfulness Courses

We run Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Breathworks Mindfulness for Health courses in local venues. In 2015 we will be offering courses in Llanbedrog, Tremadog and Nefyn

For more information - www.gwyneddmindfulness.co.uk