April 2018

09Apr(Apr 9)3:00 PM15(Apr 15)11:30 AMFEATURED EVENTInsight and Awakening3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (15) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Will Kabat-Zinn, Anushka Fernandopulle, Victoria Cary (trainee), Cara FitzGibbon (trainee)

Event Details

This retreat is full and is already in session. We are no longer accepting wait list applications.

Cost: $1505 – $685 sliding scale, plus a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 346R18.

Prerequisite: Completion of at least one Insight Meditation day program.

The ancient invitation of the Buddha was to “Come and see” for yourself the truth of the way things are. Through focused and sustained meditative practice we can quiet habitual patterns of the mind that cause restlessness, stress, and disconnection and look deeply into the nature of our own experience.

Mindful and penetrating contact with reality gives rise to liberating insight by addressing the causes of suffering and dis-ease where they reside which is in our own minds.

When we learn to reside in the rich and vivid space of awareness, the source and ground of all experience, our deepest nature and true home, spontaneity, creativity and a great flexibility in being and expression reveal themselves to be endemic to our nature.

This retreat is open to beginners and experienced practitioners.

Spirit Rock extends a special invitation to young adults (age 18-26) who wish to attend this retreat at a rate of $35 per night, on a first come, first serve basis. A limited number of special rates are available, please apply early.


General Information

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Also remember that the cost above is priced as a sliding scale. Please pay at the highest level of the sliding scale that you can afford. This allows others who need to pay less the opportunity to attend. Fee is for room and board. Teaching and staffing of the retreats is by donation at the end of the retreat. For more information, see Retreat FAQ.


  • Anushka Fernandopulle

    Anushka Fernandopulle

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  • Victoria Cary

    Victoria Cary

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  • Will Kabat-Zinn, MA

    Will Kabat-Zinn, MA

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