September 2019

21Sep(Sep 21)10:00 AM22(Sep 22)5:00 PMEvent CancelledSeven Qualities that Liberate the Mind10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (22) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Shaila Catherine No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Dates: Saturday, September 21 – Sunday, September 22, 2019; 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sliding Scale: $150 – 400. Code SC2M19.

This weekend retreat focuses on developing seven qualities that prepare the mind for awakening: mindfulness, investigation, energy, joy, tranquility, concentration, and equanimity. These Seven Awakening Factors mature into a bright, balanced, and peaceful mind that is imbued with deep concentration and ripe for insight. By cultivating these seven qualities, we will refine and balance our meditation practice, and progressively incline toward awakening.

This retreat will provide practical instructions for nurturing and balancing the seven factors in the context of mindfulness meditation practices. Recommended for those who already have an established mindfulness meditation practice.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can’t attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.


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