On-Land Retreat

Women's Dharma Day: Integrating Consciousness into Relationships, Communication, and Action

Kate Munding

Kate Munding

The Buddha was clear that living wisely and not causing harm are the bedrocks of liberating the heart and mind from suffering. This means that in parallel with cultivating a formal meditation practice, we must spend equal time cultivating ahimsa (non-harming) in our speech and actions. Not only does this support our own awakening process, but it ensures that our practice benefits all beings. This is a day retreat for self-identified women who are interested in integrating more consciousness into relationships, communication, and action. We'll center around the Buddha's teachings on sila and compassion. The schedule will alternate between formal meditation periods, Dharma talks, and group discussions. There will be time to practice inside the Dharma hall and in the beautiful natural landscape of the Spirit Rock grounds, and you will come away renewed and inspired to integrate your spiritual practice into all aspects of your life.

Affinity Group

Open to all self-identified women

Kate Munding

Kate Munding

Teacher

Kate Munding sits on the Spirit Rock Teacher Council and the guiding teacher for Assaya Sangha, a women's Buddhist meditation community. In addition to her Dharma teaching, Kate has been a mindfulness educator in schools since 2008. She is the co-founder and main teacher for Now Children.

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