Program Details

Nyinthun ~ Day of Meditation


May 11 / 9:00 AM - December 14 / 5:00 PM

...to wake up from the dream of bewilderment and suffering, we first need to sit still and take a deep breath. Meditation is that deep breath, a way to strip away the chaos of bewilderment and find some basic sanity... with this healthy sense of self we can look more deeply into the meaning of our being.


- Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche


 


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit in meditation for a full day? Or even for just an afternoon? Meditators at all levels are encouraged to attend, even if this is your first or second time.


An all-day retreat is best experienced in its entirety, but people are free to arrive and leave at any time. Taking the time to sit in meditation for a full day is a powerful gift—to yourself, to your family, and to your community. Come rest in peaceful abiding. 


Treat yourself to a day on the cushion! You are welcome to participate for all or any part of the day.  (We will break for lunch from Noon to 2:00 pm.)



Periods of sitting will be interspersed with walking medition.



We will observe contemplative silence as much as possible, and engage in functional talking if necessary.

It is a wonderful way to practice deeply, investigate your mind and infuse your life with gratitude and gentleness. 



We hope to see you there.



$5-$10 suggested donation


 


Schedule


9am-12 Opening Chants. Sitting & walking meditation.


12-2 Lunch break


2-3:30 Sitting & walking meditation.


4-5 Sitting & walking meditation. Closing chants.


 

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