September 2018

08Sep9:30 AM5:00 PMThe Meditator’s Life of the BuddhaA Day Retreat for Experienced Practitioners9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Bhikkhu Analayo PrerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Sliding Scale: Dana Day (by Donation) $0 – 108. Code AO1G18.

Livestream Available
This program is also available online via Livestream. To register for the online version of this program visit this link.

Pre-requisite: This day retreat is for experienced practitioners only, who have had at least 14 days total of silent residential insight/metta retreat practice.

During this day retreat, Bhikkhu Analayo will read and comment on excerpts from his recent book A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha, followed by guided meditation instructions.

The instructions are aimed at experienced practitioners and presuppose meditative expertise as well as readiness to face our own mortality, as one of the teachings will be on recollection of death. Participants are  encouraged to read the book A Meditator’s Life of the Buddha prior to the day retreat.

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.

Visit our Online Bulletin Board for Ride Sharing to find or offer a ride.

Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at

Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review our Non-Residential Programs FAQ for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.


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