On-Land Retreat

The Doorway to Freedom and Peace: The Three Characteristics

Erin Treat

Erin Treat

Pamela Weiss

Pamela Weiss

The radical premise of the Buddha’s teaching is that realizing the truth—what Zen teacher Shunryu Suzuki called "things-as-it-is"—is the doorway to freedom and peace. During this retreat, we will engage mindfulness and compassion to turn toward the living truth that arises each moment, with an emphasis on the Three Characteristics of Reality: all things are impermanent (aniccā), ultimately unreliable (dukkha), and ownerless (not “me or mine” (anattā)). Our time together will include periods of silent meditation and movement, along with instructions, Dharma talks, and meetings with teachers. All are welcome.

Affinity Group

Open to all

Erin Treat
Pamela Weiss

Pamela Weiss

Teacher

Pamela Weiss is a Buddhist teacher in Theravada and Soto Zen, and the author of, "A Bigger Sky: Awakening a Fierce Feminine Buddhism." She has been practicing since 1987, including several years of Zen monastic training and retreat teacher training through Spirit Rock.

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