This retreat will emphasize quieting the mind, opening the heart, and developing clarity and depth of practice. Traditional meditation instruction will be combined with a spirit of lovingkindness, with silent sitting and walking meditation, Dharma talks, and practice meetings with the teachers.
2022-10-05 (10 days)
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Exploring how we atone: become one with what our experience in meditation and with the truth of each moment. Learning Right Effort as relaxing and giving ourselves to the dharma experientially. True samadhi means to come into harmony with this moment and discover what unfolds now.
Exploring the pith instruction from the Satipatthana refrain: 'one abides independent, not clinging to anything in the world'. This level of letting go or release reveal what is here: both ordinary mind and Luminous Mind.