October 2018

20Oct(Oct 20)3:00 PM24(Oct 24)11:30 AMInsight MeditationThe Convergence of Wisdom and Love3:00 PM - 11:30 AM (24) Upper Retreat Hall Teacher(s): Dana DePalma, Diana Winston, Matthew Brensilver, Noliwe Alexander (assistant), Ashley Sharp (yoga) No prerequisite

Event Details

Dates: Saturday, October 20, 3:00pm – Wednesday, October 24, 11:30am
Sliding Scale: $1220 – $555, PLUS a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 206R18.

This retreat is already in progress.

Retreat Description:
Wisdom and love, cultivated on the spiritual path, are sometimes referred to as the two wings of a bird. Both are needed. Both can be developed over time and with practice.

In this silent retreat we will explore complementary practices that cultivate both “wings” of wisdom and love. We’ll spend each day practicing mindfulness, developing sustained awareness of our moment-to-moment experience. Once our minds settle, we can start to see more clearly into ourselves which helps us access our own inner wisdom. Simultaneously, throughout this retreat we will learn specific practices that deliberately cultivate the warmth of kindness and compassion for ourselves and the world. As these two “wings” mature, we see more clearly, love more fully, and so much goodness unfolds.

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.


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