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City Meditation 7-Day Retreat / Weekthün

January 27 • 8:00 am - February 2 • 8:00 pm

$275.00

In the tradition of “dathün,” this retreat focuses on the practice of Calm Abiding sitting meditation. While there are no pre-requisites, this is an intensive meditation retreat. We will practice shamatha (peaceful abiding) meditation during this retreat and instruction will be provided.  The full retreat will “count” for one-week of the dathün requirement for advanced Shambhala programs.

People of all spiritual and non-spiritual traditions welcome.

The daily schedule beginning on 1/27 will look something like this:

8:00 am-noon opening chants, sitting and walking meditation
noon-2:00 silent lunch together and short work period (lunch clean up)
2:00-5:00  sitting and walking meditation
5:00-6:00 light dinner and stretch break (silent)
6:00-8:00  sitting and walking meditation with evening and closing chants

1/26 is arrival day.  We will meet at 5:30 to go over details of the retreat.  Since we will begin the formal retreat at 8:00 am the next morning, it is essential that people arrive in time for this orientation.

The evening practice session will be open to the public from 6:00-7:00 and we will practice the Mamo Chants during this time.

This practice intensive will be held mostly in silence, with an opportunity for meeting with a meditation instructor and ending with a group celebration. Sitting periods will be interspersed with walking meditation, dharma talks by the teaching staff, opening and closing chants and rota (work period).

Simple one-bowl meals (lunch and dinner) are included.  If you have special dietary needs, you are welcome to bring your own food.  All meals will have a vegetarian option.

Details

Start:
January 27 • 8:00 am
End:
February 2 • 8:00 pm
Cost:
$275.00
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Website:
https://eugene.shambhala.org/programs/program-details/?id=367001

Organizer

Open Sky Shambhala
Phone:
458-215-0141
Email:
eugene.shambhala@gmail.com
Website:
https://eugene.shambhala.org/

Venue

783 Grant St Open Sky Shambhala
783 Grant Street
Eugene, 97402
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Phone:
458-215-0141
Website:
https://eugene.shambhala.org/