April 23-27th, 2013

Five Days Meditation Retreat

Venerable Aggacitta

 

Five Days Meditation Retreat

 

 

"The main purpose of spiritual path is awakening. This awakening isn't some supernatural awakening. It's awakening to the truth."  Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

 

These 5 days meditation retreats will include regular sessions of sitting and walking meditation, silent reflection periods and personal guidance. The retreats are open to both beginners and experienced meditators.

Meditation instruction will be given the first day of the retreat.

Retreat will begin at 9:00am on April 23 and conclude at 8:30pm on April 27th.

Daily schedule:


6:30-7:30am: Session
7:30-8:30am: Breakfast
9:00-10:00am: Session
10-10:30am: tea break
10;30-11:00am: Session

11:00 - 11:20am: Optional walking meditation
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch
1:00-2:30pm: personal interview
2:40pm: Optional walking meditation
3:00-4:00pm: Session
4:00-4:30pm: Tea break
4:30-5:30pm: Session
6:00-7:00pm: Dinner

7:30-8:30pm: Evening prayers and dedication

Silence is observed from after evening prayers till the next day at 1:00pm after Lunch.

The period from 1:00pm till 8:30pm you can choose to speak.
You could also choose to observe silence the entire period of the retreat.

 

Silence is observed from after evening prayers till the next day at 1:00pm after Lunch.

The period from 1:00pm till 8:30pm you can choose to speak.
You could also choose to observe silence the entire period of the retreat.

The afternoon sessions from 4:30-6:00pm on the last two days are tentatively scheduled for viewing DVD teachings. This will be confirmed later 

 

Melitis Kwong at: melitis@gmail.com

 

Venerable Aggacitta is a Theravada monk from Japan. He trained under the Burmese and Sri Lanka Buddhist monastic tradition for 9 years. He has been studying under various teachers of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Venerable has been a faculty members at Deer Park institute for the past 5 years.  Venerable travel often to southeast Asian for personal retreat and recently had conducted meditation retreat in China. 

 

 

 

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