June 2018

25Jun(Jun 25)9:30 AM27(Jun 27)3:00 PMFEATURED EVENTAwakening in Every MomentA Short, Intensive Retreat in Mindfulness, Metta, and Morality9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (27) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Sylvia Boorstein, John Martin, Konda Mason (assistant), Jashoda Edmunds (movement)

Event Details

This retreat has filled. If you are interested in attending as a commuter and meet the commuter prerequisite of having completed a minimum of one 7-day or two 5-day silent retreats as a resident, please contact the Retreat Managers at 415-488-0164 ext. 262.

Please Note: All scholarship funds have been allocated for this retreat.

Date: Monday, June 25, 9:30am – Wednesday, June 27, 3:00pm
┬áSliding Scale $660 – $300, plus a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 369R18.

Retreat Description:
This retreat is suitable for both beginners as well as practitioners who would enjoy a refresher overview of the Eightfold Path and the Metta Sutta (Instructions on Impartial Kindness). Periods of didactic (interactive) instruction in a variety of concentration and mindfulness strategies will alternate with periods of silence to allow for contemplative practice. The relationship of ‘techniques of practice’ to the ‘goal of practice’ will be highlighted so that commitment to practice is strengthened. This short retreat will be presented as ongoing practice in order to emphasize that all of life is practice. Mindful movement, suitable for all, will be integrated into the group practice. This three-day “mini” residential retreat will start in the morning on the first day (9:30am) and end mid-afternoon (3:00pm) on the third day.


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