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Working Meditation

Led by DDRC Monastics

Any Level

FREE (includes meals and overnight stay)

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Begins: Saturday July 27, 2019
Check-in: 9:00 am
End Date: Sunday July 28, 2019
End Time: 4:00 PM
Deadline: please apply at least one day in advance

Originating from traditional monastery life, working meditation incorporates environmental cleanup into the practice. It expects us to work efficiently and in a relaxed manner, without anxiety and stress, and thus aims to involve us in the beautiful harmony of Chan practice. When working, we should always keep the mindset of supporting the monastery so future visitors can enjoy the beauty of a Pureland on Earth.

The weekend practice will include Dharma talks and group sitting practice.

Possible work assignments:

  • carpentry
  • painting
  • weeding
  • pruning
  • indoor cleaning