Led by Chang Hu Fashi
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|Begins:||Friday March 6, 2020|
|Check-in:||4:00 - 6:00 PM - late arrival not allowed|
|End Date:||Sunday March 8, 2020|
|End Time:||4:00 PM|
|Deadline:||no applications accepted after 3/3|
Dedicate your weekend to practice. On this retreat, you have the chance to engage in a relaxing schedule of mindful activity from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.
Harmonize your body and mind, by engaging in healthy living and meditation — balancing all of the five aspects of diet, sleep, body, breath, and mind. Either in stillness or in motion, cultivate a clear and stable mind amidst all that you do. This is the very essence of practice.
Hear Dharma talks about meditation methods as well as basic principles of Buddhadharma. In this way, you’ll be able to establish a solid foundation of understanding both methods and concepts of practice.
This is an intermediate retreat. To be accepted on this retreat, the applicant is expected to have:
- already received basic meditation instruction
- established a daily personal practice
- previously attended at least a one-day retreat
Chang Hu Fashi
Chang-Hu Fashi first took the Three Refuges in 1988. In 2004, he was admitted into Dharma Drum Sangha University, where he majored in Chan Studies, with a focus on Chinese Chan. In 2006 he received full ordination. In 2010, Chang Hu Fashi graduated from Dharma Drum Sangha University and took on the role of Supervisor of the Chan Meditation Office, organizing various types of Chan events and teacher-training.
Since 2006 Chang Hu Fashi has been involved in over 160 intensive Chan retreats, conducting individual interviews and amassing rich experience in overall retreat organization. He has studied and taught meditation in Germany, Switzerland, Mexico, Singapore, and Malaysia. In January 2015 Chang Hu Fashi arrived at DDRC, where his current responsibilities are information technology. Chang Hu Fashi has a deep interest in areas such as incense-meditation, tea-meditation, Buddhist arts, photography, botany, contemplation of artistic renditions based on Buddhist scriptures. He is also studying English. To find out more, please join him on Facebook “shi chang hu”. He is looking forward to engaging in further communication in “simple” English.