October 2021

08Oct(Oct 8)3:00 PM12(Oct 12)11:00 AMThe Body as Nature, Nature in the BodyDharma and Our Connection to the Earth3:00 PM - 11:00 AM (12) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Anushka Fernandopulle; Vance Pryor; bruni dávila Sold OutOn-landNo prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Dates: Friday to Tuesday, October 8 – 12, 2021 (4 nights). Code 300R21.
Sliding Scale: $200-$1400, PLUS a donation to the teacher(s).
Arrival Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Departure Time: 11:00 a.m.


Our body can be a vehicle for liberation in this life, with all that we need to wake up. Yet we may not know how to relate to the body to support this kind of freedom.

We will practice ways of connecting to our body with loving awareness, while recognizing ourselves as part of nature. We will engage in the practices of the Buddhist path in silence – sitting, walking, resting, and eating – supported by nature on the land at Spirit Rock.

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). 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.

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  • Anushka Fernandopulle

    Anushka Fernandopulle

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  • bruni dávila

    bruni dávila

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  • Vance Pryor

    Vance Pryor

    Vance Pryor, Psy.D. has practiced insight meditation since 1999 in both the United States and Myanmar. He has been influenced by the teachings of Sayadaw U Pandita and Sayadaw U Tejaniya. He is currently a participant in IMS’s 2017-2021 Teacher Training Program.

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