January 2021

24Jan(Jan 24)3:00 PM29(Jan 29)11:00 AMHeavenly Messengers, Awakening through Illness, Aging and Death -- ONLINE3:00 PM - 11:00 AM (29) Online Teacher(s): Debra Chamberlin-Taylor; Bonnie Duran; Leslie Booker; Eugene Cash - Guest Teacher No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Dates: Sunday to Friday, January 24 – 29, 2021 (6 days). A daily schedule will be posted closer to the retreat.
Sliding Scale: $245-$1800, PLUS a donation to the teacher(s). Code 236R21.

Please Note: This retreat is offered online only. We invite you to try this creative form of practice as we take care of one another and respond skillfully to COVID-19.


Retreat Description:
The Buddha called sickness, aging, and death “Heavenly Messengers” because they can powerfully guide us toward awakening. At this retreat we’ll learn to open our hearts and minds to all aspects of life, including the Heavenly Messengers. This opening cultivates the awareness, acceptance, and nourishing wisdom needed to meet life’s inevitable changes with more ease. Learning to embrace impermanence helps us embody the awakened heart-mind that holds our fears, vulnerabilities, and sorrows in wisdom, compassion, and peace. Practices for meeting suffering and fear with mindfulness and loving-kindness will be taught daily.

This retreat will be an inspiring and powerful opportunity to develop a more accepting relationship with change and death. This new relationship to change brings more freedom to enjoy life and a fresh appreciation for this precious moment.

This “workshop style” retreat will be held in morning and evening silence, with interactive exercises each afternoon.

All are welcome! No one will be turned away for lack of funds as space allows. For more information, please email Registration@spiritrock.org.

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