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Dallas Meditation Center Autumn Weekend Mindfulness Retreat (October[masked]

From: Craig Anthony L.
Sent on: Thursday, October 3, 2013 12:37 PM

From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of ChiSing Eng
Sent: Wednesday, October 02,[masked]:42
To: dallasmeditationcenter
Subject: [DMC] * Autun Weekend Mindfulness Retreat - October 25-27 *



Dear mindful friends,


Please note the new pricing rates and pre-requisites for attending this weekend retreat.  Space is limited to about 25 persons.  This is going to be a very wonderful retreat, so I hope you can participate.  The theme is: "Healing Light."


Register here:


October 25 - 27, 2013

A weekend residential retreat — Friday 6:00pm through Sunday 2:00pm

Join the Dallas Meditation Center / Awakening Heart at our 2013 AUTUMN WEEKEND RETREAT. This weekend residential retreat will take place Friday, October 25 (6pm) - Sunday, October 27 (2pm) at the PRAXIS Retreat and Learning Center, about 80 miles N.E. of Dallas in Telephone, Texas (near Caddo National Grassland).

Praxis Retreat and Learning

PRAXIS Retreat and Learning Center
near Telephone, TX
 ►► Click for directions and map 

We will be practicing mindfully together and in separate small groups during meditations, teachings, journal-writing, sharing/discussion, meals, nature walks, and candlelight services, etc. There will also be Yoga & QiGong available, as well as optional swimming or canoeing during Free Time in the large pond nearby.

Facilitators include Brother ChiSing, M.Div., M.A. (an ordained disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh) and other facilitators from Dallas Meditation Center.

All meals will be vegetarian, organic, healthy and DELICIOUS. Some of the cuisines will include Asian, Middle Eastern, South American, and European styles.

Registration due before October 16.

Rates for the weekend, Oct 25-27:

• $[masked] for those of higher income
• $[masked] for those of medium income
• $[masked] for those of lower income
• $[masked] for those with no income


Please give as generously as you can, so that we can offer the Scholarship and lower rates to those who need them. Thank you!

The suggested rate includes the retreat events, housing and vegetarian meals. Additional financial gifts are welcome with your payment to help cover overall costs.

Full payment is due with your registration.

► REGISTER for this retreat online.

Registration due before October 16.

Click to register now

Are you already registered and need to send your remaining balance? Click here

Who should attend this retreat?

This retreat is intended for participants with a regular group meditation practice, meeting these criteria:

  • Have practiced group meditation at least 4 to 8 times at Dallas Meditation Center or a similar center
  • Committed to attend the 5 p.m. Sunday sangha at DMC at least twice between now and this retreat
  • Intend to regularly attend the 5 p.m. Sunday sangha at DMC weekly, or at least once a month following this retreat

Click to register now

Click to submit remaining balance

Brother ChiSing

Tentative Retreat Schedule (subject to change)

(Early Arrival -- anytime during the day, to help with preparations)
6:00  Regular Arrival & Room Assignment
7:00  Dinner *
7:30  Orientation - (Late Arrivals should arrive before 8 pm)
8:00  DHARMA Teaching
8:30  Sharing Circle
9:00  Candlelight MEDITATION
9:30  Prepare for bed
10:00  Sleep
7:00  (Optional Yoga)
8:30  Breakfast *
9:00  Outdoor WALKING Meditation
9:30  DHARMA Teaching
10:00  Q&A or Journal-Writing
10:30  Sharing Circles
11:30  (Optional Yoga)
12:30  Lunch *
1:00  Outdoor WALKING Meditation
1:30  FREE TIME (swimming/canoeing, hiking, games, or NAP)
4:30  (Optional Yoga)
6:00  Dinner *
7:00  DHARMA Teaching
7:30  Q&A or Journal-Writing
8:00  Sharing Circles
8:30  Candlelight MEDITATION
9:00  (Optional CAMPFIRE and s'mores) . . .
7:00  (Optional Yoga)
8:30  Breakfast *
9:00  Outdoor WALKING Meditation
9:30  DHARMA Teaching
10:00  Q&A or Journal-Writing
10:30  Sharing Circle
11:30  Outdoor WALKING Meditation ("Gratitude-Blessings")
12:00  Lunch *
1:00  Clean-up
2:00  NAMASTE!   :-)
(5:00  Awakening Heart - Dallas Meditation Center)


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