Personal Retreats, Northern California

Experience the ultimate personal retreat at Ratna Ling, a peaceful haven nestled in the stunning natural beauty of Northern California. Our personal retreats offer a unique opportunity for self-reflection, relaxation, and rejuvenation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Ratna Ling’s serene environment, surrounded by towering trees and breathtaking landscapes, provides the perfect backdrop for individuals seeking a personal getaway.

Whether you’re looking to deepen your meditation practice, explore nature, engage in wellness activities, or simply spend quiet time in reflection, our personal retreats are designed to cater to your individual needs and preferences. By booking a personal retreat at Ratna Ling, you’re not just reserving a place to stay; you’re creating space for personal growth, healing, and the discovery of inner peace. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Northern California’s natural wonders and take the first step towards a more centered and mindful you.

Personal Retreats Northern California

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

April 19 - 21, 2024
A Personal retreat or the Space and Ease retreat at Ratna Ling has various effects on your well-being and personal growth. Both retreats at Ratna Ling can be described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space, Ease and Compassion: A Personal Retreat

May 3 - 5, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

May 31 - June 2, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

June 7 - 9, 2024
A Personal retreat or the Space and Ease retreat at Ratna Ling has various effects on your well-being and personal growth. Both retreats at Ratna Ling can be described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

June 14 - 16, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

June 21 - 23, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

August 2 - 4, 2024
Do you need some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

August 9 - 11, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

August 23 - 25, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

September 13 - 15, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

November 1 - 3, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

November 22 - 24, 2024
Do you need some time and space in the quiet with a change of scenery?  Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is described as a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

December 6 - 8, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery? Ratna Ling is hosting a series of personal retreat in our great outdoors. A space and ease retreat is a transformative experience where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and inner peace.

Space and Ease: A Personal Retreat

December 13 - 15, 2024
Are you in need of a break? Just some time and space for quiet and a change of scenery? Ratna Ling is hosting a personal retreat in our great outdoors for you to take some time for yourself.

Personal Retreats Northern California FAQ’s

A personal retreat is a self-directed retreat designed to provide individuals with the time, space, and solitude needed for personal reflection, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Unlike structured group retreats that have a set schedule of activities and workshops, personal retreats offer the flexibility to create your own experience according to your needs and intentions. This type of retreat is ideal for those looking to:

  • Deepen their meditation or spiritual practice away from daily distractions.
  • Engage in creative pursuits, like writing, painting, or music, in a peaceful setting.
  • Reflect on life transitions, decisions, or personal goals in a supportive environment.
  • Rest and recharge through restorative practices like yoga, nature walks, or simply being in solitude.

Personal retreats can be spent in silence or include personal sessions with facilitators or therapists, depending on the offerings of the retreat center. The focus is on providing a nurturing environment where individuals can focus inward, listen to their own needs, and support their well-being in a way that feels most authentic to them. Retreat centers like Ratna Ling in Northern California, with its natural beauty and tranquility, serve as ideal locations for such personal retreats, offering a sanctuary from the stresses of everyday life.

A personal retreat can be beneficial for a wide range of people, regardless of their background, life stage, or specific needs. It’s particularly suitable for:

  1. Anyone Seeking Solitude and Peace: Individuals looking for a break from the fast-paced, often noisy world to find peace and solitude in a serene setting.
  2. Those Facing Life Transitions: People navigating significant life changes, such as career shifts, relationship changes, or personal loss, who need space and time to reflect, grieve, or plan their next steps.
  3. Creatives Needing Inspiration: Artists, writers, musicians, and other creative professionals or hobbyists looking for a quiet, inspiring environment to focus on their work without distractions.
  4. Individuals on a Spiritual Journey: Anyone seeking to deepen their spiritual practice, explore different spiritual paths, or simply spend time in reflection and meditation.
  5. Wellness Seekers: People focused on their physical, mental, or emotional health who want to engage in wellness activities like yoga, meditation, nature walks, or simply rest.
  6. Professionals Needing a Break: Overworked professionals or entrepreneurs who are burnt out and need to recharge their batteries away from the demands of their jobs.
  7. Self-Discovery and Personal Growth Enthusiasts: Those who are on a path of self-improvement and personal growth, looking to spend time introspecting and setting new life goals.
  8. Anyone Needing Healing: Individuals dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or recovering from physical illness or emotional trauma who could benefit from a healing and nurturing environment.

A personal retreat is an opportunity to disconnect from the external world and reconnect with yourself on a deeper level. It’s for anyone who feels the need to pause, reflect, rejuvenate, and perhaps redefine their priorities and goals. It’s a gift of time and space to oneself, a chance to listen deeply to one’s own needs, desires, and aspirations.

At Ratna Ling, we have a wide variety of personal retreats available. Click on individual retreats above to learn more.

Pricing for personal retreats at Ratna Ling varies. Click on a personal retreat above to learn about the cost.

Absolutely! Many of our attendees come to our personal retreats alone. It can be a powerful way to meet new people, enjoy some personal reflection time, and fully immerse yourself in the experience without distractions.

Personal Retreats Northern California Testimonials

My husband and I had a wonderful weekend away at Ratna Ling. The entire program is built around your pace and the teachers are truly there to be your leaders and guides as you find your path to peace and ease. The cabins on the property as very comfortable, clean, and an architectural delight to gaze at. We spent an hour sitting outside watching the milky way above us and couldn’t believe how clearly we could see it. The food was delicious and the staff was kind and helpful. I couldn’t recommend this place more.

Rebecca Z.

I did the Space and Ease retreat in December and it was Wonderful!! Just what I needed to recharge spiritually, physically and mentally. The vegetarian food was delicious. The meditation classes and yoga with Linda, Mark and Carmen were all peaceful and rejuvenating. I also loved that we had plenty of unstructured time for walks in nature, naps and reading or meditating in our cabin. Thank you, Ratna Ling!

Elizabeth B.

Love! I would give it more stars if I could. My fiancé and I did our first retreat as a couple here and it really does live up to its reputation: the teachers are amazing, the meditation is taught in a comprehensive and educational way, the vegetarian food is so good, and the location is gorgeous. The vibe is immediately soothing. We went for a compassion weekend retreat that involved learning mantra chanting and sacred art making (we made mani stones). It was so unique and I left with a much more open heart. I can’t wait to return one day!

Larissa D.

The location is amazing. The cabins are beautiful, spacious, and lovingly constructed and equipped. The meals are delicious with very fresh ingredients. The conference/yoga space is serene and well-stocked with a variety of props. But the biggest gift is the friendly, joyful, helpful staff.

The center is such a perfect union of Buddhist simplicity and luxurious comfort!! They do it better than any other similar centers that I have visited.

Simona

Just came back from an an amazing retreat at ratna ling. Beautiful property, very clean cottages, serene and peaceful environment, amazing fresh vegetarian food with lots of vegan and GF options, amazing staff and volunteers who do everything with a smile. I highly recommend going there either on a retreat or just personal time. Exactly what I needed to recharge.

Shruti G.

I had a wonderful experience at Ratna Ling. The volunteers are welcoming and generous, motivated by a strong commitment to their community, practice and teacher. I was particularly impressed by the space itself, not to mention the delicious and wholesome food. The cabins are beautifully constructed and well cared for. I look forward to returning in the future!

Heidi H.