Reclamation of the Sacred: A Journey of Healing and Reconnection Through Insight Meditation
With Thanissara and Kittisaro
September 22 - 30, 2018
This retreat, held within the context of silence, will focus on the embodiment of insight that reveals a blessed sacredness within all life. Through training attention, wise discernment and investigation, the Amata Dharma – undying Dharma – is intuitively known as the core matrix of pure consciousness within all that emerges and dissolves. Such knowing begins to transform our world, personally and collectively, enabling and strengthening an inner sense of freedom and confidence.
The retreat, open to both beginners and experienced practitioners, will explore these themes supported by guided meditations, Dharma talks about the Buddha’s teachings, check-ins with the teachers, Pali chanting, Bodhisattva Kuan Yin devotions and qigong.
From a London Anglo-Irish family, Thanissara started Buddhist practice in the Burmese school in 1975. She was inspired to ordain after meeting Ajahn Chah and spent 12 years as a Buddhist nun where she was a founding member of Chithurst and Amaravati Buddhist Monasteries. She has facilitated meditation retreats internationally the last 25 years and has an MA in Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy Practice from Middlesex University & the Karuna Institute in the UK. Thanissara is co-founder of Dharmagiri Sacred Mountain Retreat, South Africa and has authored several books. Her most recent is Time To Stand Up, An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for…
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