• Hermitage Retreat Spot – $1,560.00
  • Casita Supporting Rate – $1,120.00
  • Casita Actual Rate – $1,000.00
  • Casita Base Rate – $880.00
  • Yurt Supporting Rate – $1,120.00
  • Yurt Actual Rate – $1,000.00
  • Yurt Base Rate – $880.00
  • Tent Cabin Supporting Rate – $960.00
  • Tent Cabin Actual Rate – $840.00
  • Tent Cabin Base Rate – $720.00

Date & Time Details: Check-in is from 3:00-5:00 on the first day of the retreat. The retreat will close mid-morning on the last day of the retreat.

PRICE: We offer a sliding scale structure. The price for this retreat ranges from $720-$1,120 (not including dana). (Learn more)

DANA: This is a dana based retreat. (Learn more)

SHUTTLE SERVICE: Shuttle Service is available for this retreat. (Learn more)

SCHOLARSHIP / FELLOWSHIP AVAILABILITY: All awards have been made for this retreat. No longer accepting applications for scholarships or fellowships.

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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.



Thanissara and Kittisaro
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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