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Mindfulness Retreat in English (Sept 11 - 16, 2012)

Be. Here. Now. (for people of all ages, backgrounds and experiences)
When Sep 11, 2012 02:00 PM to
Sep 16, 2012 03:00 PM
Where Deer Park Monastery
Contact Name
Contact Phone (760) 291-1003 x100
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One of four retreat that are being offered in our practice centers in the US this year, with the theme“Light up the Torch of Wisdom”. The retreat will be led by Monks and Nuns of Deer Park Monastery (and possibly Magnolia Grove Monastery, and Blue Cliff Monastery), trained by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

The retreat is open to all, including beginners, those who have previously attended retreats, and families with children. The first part of the talks are normally dedicated to children. The nuns, monks and staff members will lead a mindfulness practice program for teens (ages 13-17). Some parents will be invited to help other monks, nuns and laystaff with a similar program focused on children (6 to 12 years old). Children under 6 are welcome to join the retreat under the care of their parent.

We welcome the participation of people from all backgrounds, regardless of ethnic origin, race, cultural background, socio-economic class, age, gender, sexual orientation, or physical ability.

We are committed to fostering a practice environment where all may touch the Dharma and find healing and nourishment.

Registration online for this retreat:

There is also a scholarship fund for those friends in need. You can contribute to these fund online click here.

For ride share, you can use the event page on Facebook.

You can download the Retreat information, click here, and the Registration form, click here, to learn more about this retreat.