On-Land Retreat

Aging, Dying, & Awakening

In this retreat, we will explore aging and dying from the Buddhist perspective of meditative practice and awakening. Together, we'll examine aging and death in our conventional lives and see what happens as we normalize these processes as part of the great letting go. How does the practice of letting go reveal the awakened heart? This retreat will include meditation instructions, Dharma talks, and group meetings with teachers. There will also be one period of interactive contemplative inquiry each day during which we will investigate our own relationship to death. Otherwise, this retreat is silent outside of the mentioned above periods.

Teaching Team

Eugene Cash

Eugene Cash

Teacher

Eugene is the founding teacher of San Francisco Insight. He is a senior teacher on the Spirit Rock teacher council. Eugene’s teaching is influenced by Theravada, Zen and Tibetan practice. He is also a Diamond Approach teacher. He’s passionate about practicing 24/7, supporting awareness, investigation, and realization in daily life.

DaRa Williams
JoAnna Hardy
Hakim Tafari

Hakim Tafari

Teacher

Hakim Tafari is a transplant from the U.K. now living in LA and is active runner meditator and student of the martial arts Hakim is known for his love and passion of the martial arts in particular Tai Chi Quan and has studied and taught for over 20 years.

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