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A period of intensive insight meditation practice has a long history of helping individuals foster wisdom, compassion, equanimity and peace. A retreat with others may also energize and deepen mindfulness, as well as help to strengthen a sense of sangha (community of spiritual friends).
With these things in mind, we would like to, whenever possible, provide a free monthly half day meditation retreat for those wishing to deepen their mindfulness practice. The location is a private residence in an ideal setting for meditation and a great place to enjoy the beauty of the North Georgia mountains. All you need to bring is a cushion or bench and the willingness to unplug from your hectic life for a few hours.
Directions to the retreat site and meeting agenda are below.
09:45-10:00 - Meditation Instruction
10:00 – 10:10 - Welcome/Introductions
10:10 – 10:40 - Sitting
10:40 – 11:00 - Walking
11:00 – 11:30 - Sitting
11:30 – 11:50 - Walking
11:50 – 12:20 - Sitting
12:20 – 12:40 - Walking
12:40 – 1:10 - Sitting
1:10 – 1:30 - Walking
1:30 – 2:00 - Sitting
2:00 – 3:00 - Light Vegetarian Lunch
If you have questions, call Mark and Veletta at 770-606-2531 or 770-974-8061.