March 2022

27Mar(Mar 27)3:00 PM30(Mar 30)11:00 AMLiving with Awareness: Foundations of Insight MeditationLottery Applications Open on November 10, 20213:00 PM - 11:00 AM (30) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Mark Coleman; Diana Winston On-landNo prerequisiteOpens soon

Event Details

Dates: Sunday to Wednesday, March 27-30, 2022 (3 nights). Code 344R22.
Sliding Scale: $150-$1440, PLUS a donation to the teacher(s).
Arrival Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Departure Time: 11:00 a.m.

Lottery Applications Open: November 10 – December 1, 2021

RETREAT TO BE HELD ON THE LAND!
Open to Everyone


Description:
In this silent mindfulness meditation retreat we explore the innate quality of awareness as the foundation for cultivating clarity, understanding and insight into human experience. We will investigate how through mindfulness practice we can develop insight into the causes of stress and the causes of genuine happiness. We will examine what it means to abide with kindness and awareness in the midst of any experience, whether in meditation or in life, so we can live with a genuine non-reactive freedom wherever we are.

As well as sitting and walking insight meditation practice, we will emphasize integrating loving kindness and compassion into all moments of the retreat. This allows a kind embrace of ourselves and connects us intimately with each other and the world. In this retreat there will be periods of meditation, dharma talks, and opportunity for questions and discussion and is suitable for experienced and newer students to meditation.

IMPORTANT – Details on our current COVID Safety Protocols for In-person Retreats. Subject to change.

Financial Information:
Sliding Scale: $150-$1440; 3 nights including food and lodging.
Please consider paying at the highest rate that you can afford: your generosity supports Spirit Rock, staff, and your fellow practitioners. Any amount offered above the Base rate is a tax deductible donation to Spirit Rock, and your generosity will enable and support the participation of others. These fees do not include dana for the teachers.

Supporter Rate with guaranteed single room – $1440
Benefactor – $1140
Sustainer – $870
Base – $570
Reduced – $360
Mudita/Karuna Scholarship (for anyone who needs financial assistance, including fixed income folks) – $150
BIPOC Scholarship (for Black, Indigenous, and/or Persons of color) – $150
Young Adult Scholarship (for young adults age 18-26 years) – $150

IMPORTANT NOTES:
Scholarship offerings: In returning to the land, we will also be returning to our pre-pandemic scholarship options and policies. All scholarship rates require a minimum fee ($50/night). Scholarships are limited to TWO per calendar year for on-land retreats. And, while we are not able to offer “no one turned away”-type of scholarships for in-person retreats, they are still available for online offerings.

Room Occupancy Update* – Starting in March 2022: As of March 27th, with this retreat, we will return to double occupancy rooms. Most of our rooms are single occupancy (only 16 of 80 rooms are double occupancy). We will also return to offering a “guaranteed single room” rate and they will be limited. This rate guarantees you a single room while helping to support scholarships and all we do here at Spirit Rock. Single rooms are not exclusive to the top end of the sliding scale; everyone has a chance of being assigned a single room.

*Subject to change depending upon COVID-19 situation.

Teacher(s)

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