Welcome to Wonderwell Mountain Refuge

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge is a meditation and retreat center in Springfield, New Hampshire. We host a variety of retreats and programs oriented towards teaching practices of the Buddhist tradition, deepening personal practice, and integrating meditation into daily life. We are the practice center of Natural Dharma Fellowship, the non-profit organization that owns and operates Wonderwell.

12018 Retreats

Visit our Schedule page for a complete listing of programs.

  Weekend and week-long retreats for the introduction to and deepening of meditation and other Buddhist practices

  Specialty retreats for caregivers, artists, and writers

  Wilderness, outdoor, self-compassion, and yoga retreats

  Retreats on death & dying, relationships, Insight Dialogue, and Ecodharma

Click here for general information on various Retreat Options, including personal retreats.


Local Events

Next Dharma Sunday: March 11, 2018

10:00 am–2:00 pm: We are fortunate to have Lama Gursam Rinpoche as our guest teacher this month. A morning of guided meditation, teaching on Buddhist practice, and a community potluck. All are welcome.

Monday Night Meditation

6:30-8:00 pmEveryone is welcome for meditation, teaching, and discussion.

Upcoming Monday Night Meditation dates
February 19  (no session February 26)
March 5 | March 12 | March 19 | (no session March 26)

more dates and information


Upcoming Programs

Mind-Training: The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life

March 9–11, A weekend with Lama Gursam Rinpoche, culminating in our March Dharma Sunday program (open to the public)

Foundations for Cutting Through to Pristine Awareness

March 15–19, with Doug Veenhof

For the Love of Wisdom

April 9–13, with Anam Thubten and Willa Miller. This retreat is currently full; we are no longer taking wait-list names.

April Open Practice Weekend

April 27–28, with Lopon Liz Monson (leads into Dharma Sunday on April 29 with Lama Willa & Lopon Liz)