10 day Meditation Retreat will be held by Zoom
Friends from Quito, Ecuador, Charlottesville, VA and other locations can all meet together. There will be English/Spanish translation for all sessions. Participants can attend the first five days or all of the retreat. Participants can sign up for Session one, Session two and/or Session three. Each session will build on the previous day. Therefore, it is important both for the continuity of the teachings as well as the group that you do not skip times you sign up for. It is for this reason that we are not allowing new participants to enter partway through the retreat.
The Ratna Shri Sangha was founded by Khenchen and is affiliated with the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Anapanasati practice is from the Thai Forest Refuge Tradition as taught to Janet by Santikaro. Janet Evergreen began earnestly studying Tibetan Buddhism in 1991 with Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen Rimpoche as her root Lama.
This unique retreat integrates Buddhism, Qigong, Somatic Zapchen well-being practice, Anapanasati Meditation and Community Dream Practice. In this retreat participants are allowed to choose which sessions they can commit to for 5 or 10 days. This makes the experience available to a more diverse community, including parents and people who are working.
Session one is Qigong led by Jay Demaio.
Session two is Anapanasati led by Janet Evergreen
Session three is each evening when we explore somatically, embodying Jungian archetypes in our dreams.
There is a deep sense of rest, beauty and sweetness in a community coming together to practice for the benefit of All. Together we give and receive boundless blessings. We are grateful for the many people who have joined us over the years in meditation, gratitude for sangha, our beloved teachers and all Beings. For more information, Session dates and times see the flyer below.
Cost: Donations will be sent to INEPE School, an inspirational holistic, spiritual and cultural center for Children of the Barrios in Quito, Ecuador. Checks can be made out to Open Hands (put INEPE in memo) and are tax-deductible.
Windsong Healing Arts Center
1650A State Farm Blvd., Charlottesville, VA 22911
mobile: 434 906-4181
115 RiverBluff Circle
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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