21Sep(Sep 21)9:00 AM25(Sep 25)4:00 PMNo Part Left Out -- Online OnlyA Meditation Retreat for Self-Identified Womxn9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (25) Online Teacher(s): Pamela Weiss; Amana Brembry Johnson; Carol Cano; Kate Johnson No prerequisiteOpen
Dates: Monday, September 21 - Friday, September 25, 2020; 5 full days. A general daily schedule will be posted soon. Start Time (Sept. 21): 9:00 a.m. End Time (Sept. 25): 4:00 p.m. Sliding
Dates: Monday, September 21 – Friday, September 25, 2020; 5 full days. A general daily schedule will be posted soon.
Start Time (Sept. 21): 9:00 a.m.
End Time (Sept. 25): 4:00 p.m.
Sliding Scale: $200-$1900, PLUS a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 384R20.
All who self-identify as womxn are welcome.
This silent meditation retreat will offer myths, stories and archetypes of Buddhist womxn, past and present, as inspiration to illuminate and embrace all aspects of our wisdom, compassion and desire for freedom. We will weave diverse expressions of feminine energies, and the innate ways that womxn know and understand into the fabric of the retreat, community, and practice. An exploration of feminine and transfeminine archetypes including: Prajnaparamita, the mother of all Buddhas; Kali, the divine protector; and Quan Yin and Avalokitesvara, the one who hears the cries of the world. We will journey through the stories of womxn who surrounded the historical Buddha, and follow the feminine lineage of the Dharma through present-day Buddhist nuns, teachers and practitioners across cultures.
Our time together will include silent sitting and walking, meditation instruction, daily embodied movement, dharma talks, meetings with teachers, and creative expression.
Amana Brembry Johnson
Amana Brembry Johnson
Amana Brembry Johnson teaches meditation and compassionate movement at community and retreat centers internationally. She is currently a participant in the Spirit Rock Retreat Teacher Training Program. Her home base of practice is the East Bay Meditation Center located in Oakland, California. Rooted in the ethics of social justice, she offers guidance designed to embrace a diverse range of access to practice, and has developed a form of contemplative movement that interweaves the wisdom of Dharma with yoga, Qigong, and other embodiment practices. An accomplished visual artist, Amana creates imagery that exposes emotional and spiritual barriers of the heart as gateways into kindness, compassion, and self love.