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What is a retreat?

A retreat at Peace Village is a residential experience in spiritual learning, practice and contemplation in the breathtaking Catskill Mountains of New York.  Sessions usually begin on Friday night and finish on Sunday morning with chances for contemplation and walks in nature in the afternoon.”

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Peace Village offers workshops, programs and events for those in the area.

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Experience Meditation

Like any skill, meditation requires practice to achieve satisfying results.  Some people like to get started with a guided meditation.

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Welcome to Peace Village

There are spaces that touch the heart and soul in ways that you will not find anywhere else. Peace Village is a learning and retreat center that offers weekend retreats on a variety of topics where you can learn to meditate and study spiritual knowledge.The silence and tranquility of the Village provides the atmosphere for self-exploration and spiritual practice. Practicing yogis volunteer and teach at Peace Village. Their hospitality and joy while hosting you during your retreat will be one of the memorable aspects of your stay. We opened in 1999, and are a retreat center of the Brahma Kumaris .

Join us for weekend residential retreats, workshops, or weekly classes in spiritual awareness, meditation, and the practical application of spirituality.

What people say about Peace Village

Guests often write about their experiences at Peace Village: about the spiritual knowledge and practice; about the walks in the Catskill Mountains; about the vegetarian food and about their conversations with the Peace Village residents.


On-Line Resources

Those who come for residential retreats are often looking for books, music and guided meditations to sustain them on their spiritual journey.  In addition to our bookshop on the premises of Peace Village, you can find resources on line.

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