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.


The 2018 Retreat Schedule is now posted and retreats are open for registration.

  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, Ecodharma

Visit our Schedule page for a complete listing of retreats and here for information on Retreat Options.


Local Events

Next Dharma Sunday: February 11, 2018

10:00 am–2:00 pm:  A day of guided meditation, teaching on Buddhist practice, and a community potluck. Lama Willa Miller will be teaching this month.

Monday Night Meditation

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

Upcoming Monday Night Meditation dates:
December 18  |  No sessions 12/25 or 1/1
No Monday Night Meditation during January 2018, due to Winter Dathun
more dates and info



Winter Practice Intensive (Dathun)

January 2-31, 2018

with Lama Willa Miller, Lopon Liz Monson
and Guest Teachers-in-Residence

We are delighted to announce Wonderwell’s first ever Winter Meditation Intensive (Dathun)! There is nothing quite like beginning the new year with deep meditation practice in community, encircled by the quiet beauty of snow-covered mountains. Join us this January as we explore “The Heart of Practice,” how to engage, sustain and deepen into the vibrant heart of meditation.

You may register for a minimum of 3 nights, up to the entire month. The Dathun is open to beginner and experienced meditators. Learn more…