Program Details

Winter Holiday Retreat - a Shambhala Buddhist Week-long meditation


with Rebecca McAllister
December 26 / 12:00 PM - January 3 / 12:00 PM

A weekthün, or week-long meditation practice, in the stillnesss of rural Wisconsin winter.  Silence from wake-up to bedtime, sitting and walking meditation practice.  Chanting in the morning and evening.  Time for hikes, reading, or study.  Communal cooking and cleaning a simple space on the border of the Kettle Morraine State Park. 


$350 includes simple lodging and vegetarian meals for the week.  


Arrival Day: Thursday December 26th, Departure Day: Friday, January 3rd


Daily Schedule:


6:30 wake-up


7:00 am     opening chants and sitting meditation


8:00 am     breakfast


9:00 am     meditation instruction, sitting and walking meditation practice 


11:00 am    outdoor hiking/walking meditation


12:00 pm    lunch


1:00 pm     work period/meditation interviews


3:00 pm     sitting meditation/yoga


5:50 pm     protector chants


6:00 pm     dinner


8:00 pm     sitting meditation practice


8:50 pm     closing chants


9:00 pm     open time/study/talking permitted


10:00 pm   lights out

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