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1-Day Online Relaxation Retreat

Led by Abbot Guo Yuan

Any Level



Begins: Sunday May 24, 2020
Check-in: 8:45 am
End Date: Sunday May 24, 2020
End Time: 5:00 PM

Come practice and learn together with us – online, building diligence, camaraderie, and having fun. Explore self-mastery through Chan Meditation.

Requirements to be accepted are:

  1. Previous instruction in basic meditation.
  2. A commitment to all-day practice.
  3. A PC or smart-phone to connect with the retreat.

NOTE: after you register online, we will send you the password to connect to the retreat.

Please allow enough space in the comfort of your own home for seated meditation. Floor cushions or a meditation bench would be best if you have them. Although a sturdy, comfortable chair where the thighs can be level with the floor is acceptable as well.

One-Day Retreat Schedule

8:45-9:00 am check in
9:00-9:30 am exercise
9:30-10:05 am relaxation meditation / massage
10:05-10:15 am short break
10:15-10:45 am Dharma talk
10:45-10:55 am short break
11:00-11:45 am sitting meditation / massage
12:00-1:45 pm eating practice / noon break
2:00-2:40 pm sitting meditation / massage
2:40-3:00 pm exercise
3:00-3:15 pm short break
3:15-4:00 pm sitting meditation / massage
4:00-5:00 pm Q&A / sharing
5:00 pm end