One oft-imagined escape from everyday is to a mountaintop Buddhist retreat. ...Or is that just me? In any case, we've gathered some images from various Buddhist retreats to inspire your next wellness escape, be it real or imagined...
• 1 image: Flickr member owlmonkey, licensed for use under Creative Commons
• 2 image: Paul Harris / Sydney Morning Herald
• 3, 4 meditation cushions, prayer flags. Images: Flickr member akuppa, licensed for use under Creative Commons