On-Land Retreat

Refuge, Resilience, Presence, and Love In Our Times

Kittisaro

Kittisaro

Thanissara

Thanissara

Gullu Singh

Gullu Singh

Dawn Mauricio

Dawn Mauricio

Djuna Devereaux

Djuna Devereaux

Adam Stonebraker

Adam Stonebraker

Taking the themes of refuge, resilience, presence, and love, we will explore an intentional, heart-centered approach rooted in the Dharma and the Bodhisattva Path. We’ll explore what it means to walk a path that balances inner well-being while meeting the challenge of our planetary emergency. Within a mindful, contemplative, silent container, supported by Insight Meditation and Dharma reflections, we will draw from teachings and practices that touch into timelessness, the cultivation of agility and resilience, and opening into the heart medicine of love and compassion. The retreat is informed by a synthesis of Theravāda and Mahāyāna practices, in particular centered within the Quan Yin Dharma door. This includes the use of mantras, chanting, and ceremony. The retreat concludes with a Quan Yin Compassion Ceremony. In addition to Dharma talks, meditation instructions, and gentle, somatically-based Yoga sessions, there will be small group meetings with the teachers.

Affinity Group

Open to all

Kittisaro
Thanissara, MA

Thanissara, MA

Teacher

Thanissara is Anglo-Irish, a Dharma teacher, author, poet, and spiritual guide who trained as a monastic for 12 years in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah. She is a practitioner of the Kuan Yin Dharmas, has led meditation retreats for 35+ years, and has an MA in Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy.

Gullu Singh, JD

Gullu Singh, JD

Teacher

Gulwinder “Gullu” Singh is Dharma teacher and corporate attorney with extensive training in both the practice and instruction of meditation. Gullu is inspired to share the Buddhist teachings as a path to well-being and a way to meet the challenges of life with more ease, grace and resiliency.

Dawn Mauricio

Dawn Mauricio

Teacher

Dawn Mauricio has been practicing and studying Insight Meditation since 2005, and has graduated from several Buddhist programs, including Spirit Rock's 4-year Teacher Training. She teaches with a playful, dynamic, and heartfelt approach in Canada and the US, to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, and folks of all backgrounds.

Djuna Devereaux, E-RYT

Djuna Devereaux, E-RYT

Teacher

Djuna Devereaux has taught yoga and Dharma for 20 years. She teaches retreats at Spirit Rock, leads their Dharma and Yoga Trainings, and is a core teacher for Sacred Mountain Sangha. Djuna teaches internationally for Prajna Yoga, and is in private practice as a yoga therapist and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.

Adam Stonebraker

Adam Stonebraker

Teacher

Adam Stonebraker discovered and began practicing Yoga and Meditation in 1999 and has been teaching to diverse audiences both locally and internationally since 2010.

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