Winter Silent Meditation Retreat with Upasaka Upali & Tucker Peck, PhD

Join Upali and Tucker for a 10-day retreat in the countryside of southern Germany. The retreat will be held in noble silence, which means you will have the best opportunity to deepen your meditation practice without distraction. The week will include extended periods for silent meditation, evening dharma talks, and 1:1 meditation interviews with both Tucker and Upali.

When: January 22nd- 31st, 2021

Where: Kieselhof Retreat Center. Murrhardt, Germany. (60 minutes from Stuttgart, Germany)

Cost: The initial registration cost is $160 USD (approx. €146). An additional cost for food and housing ranging between €435 – €540 (depending on housing selection) is to be paid on-site at the retreat center upon arrival. These costs do not include Dana (generosity) for the teachings by Upali & Tucker. Dana can be given in person or online after the retreat. So, to break down the payment process clearly:

Step 1: Pay the retreat registration fee of $160 USD on this page
Step 2: Pay the Retreat Center Fee (€435 – €540) on-site and in cash to the retreat center on February 15th
Step 3: Give Dana (an amount of your choosing) for the teachings at the end of the retreat.

Note: Please review the registration fee policy at the bottom of the page before submitting your registration payment.

Scholarship: If you’d like to attend this retreat but can’t afford part or all of retreat costs (including Dana), please apply for a scholarship at

Check out this retreat FAQ page for general retreat questions. For further questions specific to this retreat, please contact

Community Code of Conduct
Please be sure to read our Community Code of Conduct for this retreat. It begins based on the 5 precepts, and part of completing registration is agreeing to it. If you have any questions or concerns, just reach out to Upali or Tucker.

Price includes food and housing and does not include the registration fee. Payment for food and housing will be made upon arrival at the retreat center. Bedding is provided for each category.
Note that this fee reserves your space but does not include food & housing costs to be paid upon your arrival to the retreat center.

Registration fees are non-refundable. Please be sure that you can attend the retreat before you register as dropping out will cause you to lose your registration fee and possibly prevent someone else from attending.