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"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

Insight Meditation for the Curious
Mark Coleman, Diana Winston, Tripti Mahendra (yoga)
Thursday, September 14, 3:00pm - Sunday, September 17, 11:30am
upper Retreat Hall
$980 - $445 sliding scale, plus a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 296R17.
FULL - Wait List/Commuter Application

NOTE: All scholarship funds for this retreat have been allocated.

If you are interested and need financial assistance, we may have a work exchange available.



Have you ever been curious about Insight Meditation? This silent retreat will teach the essentials of this practice and offer key Buddhist teachings. We will explore ways to awaken our mind and heart so that we can learn to live a life of wisdom, compassion, inner peace and freedom.

This mini retreat will combine sitting and walking meditations, dharma talks and opportunities to meet with a teacher. An excellent opportunity for those new to retreat practice, and also ideal for experienced practitioners who wish to do a short retreat. The retreat will end Sunday before noon.

Sara Schedler will assist on this retreat.

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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Also remember that the cost above is priced as a sliding scale. Please pay at the highest level of the sliding scale that you can afford. This allows others who need to pay less the opportunity to attend. Fee is for room and board. Teaching and staffing of the retreats is by donation at the end of the retreat. For more information, see Retreat FAQ.

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