2017 Retreats

This is a list of retreats we are aware of. If you know of others please let us know 

June 30th – July 4th 4-DAY RETREAT INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND: SUTTA STUDY & MEDITATION
Bhante Suddhaso
Over the weekend leading up to July 4th, we’ll be exploring two discourses: the Sallekha Sutta (MN 8), a wide-ranging discourse on humility; and the Dhātuvibhaṅga Sutta (MN 140), a profound explanation of elements-meditation as a path to enlightenment.
THERAVADA TRADITION
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July 7th-9th
WEEKEND RETREAT MEDITATION AT THE FARM
Bhante Suddhaso

Quiet, peaceful environments, far from the chaos of population centers provide an invaluable opportunity to escape the clamor and claustrophobia of the city and dive headlong into serenity and insight. This Summer we’ll be spending a weekend at Straight Out of The Ground, a small organic farm in upstate New York in the East Branch River Valley in the Catskills. THERAVADA TRADITION

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July 8 – 16, 2017  Mindfulness, Insight, Liberation: Insight Meditation Retreat (8 days) (Saturday to Sunday)  Register Now

Monday, July 31 to Sunday, August 6, 2017
(6 nights)  Noble Eightfold Path Retreat Register

Aug 02 2017Aug 13 2017 10-Day Vipassana in Dhamma Delaware, Claymont, DE Dhamma Delaware Courses  Website  Map  Instructions

August 11-13, 2017 Led by Rebecca Li

Beginner’s Mind Retreat

Beginner’s Mind Retreat—If you are relatively new to the practice, this is a good first retreat although many experienced practitioners find the variety of practice activities helpful.  Besides sitting, walking, moving and eating meditation, we will also be practicing in workshops ranging from the Art of Seeing to the Art of Communication to learn about how to bring our practice into daily life.  $190 (scholarships available; no prior retreat experience needed) Available –Register Now

August 23-27: Together We Are One Retreat 

Awakening Together – 2017 US Tour

https://www.bluecliffmonastery.org/tnhtour

Oct 13 (Fri, 6 pm) to October 18 (Wed, 1 pm)  Western Zen Retreat—Within the context of Chan meditation, participants will make use of a question to penetrate the mind to gain a deeper understanding of our habitual tendencies and patterns of thoughts and insights into the working of our mind.  I will be co-leading this retreat with Simon Child and Hilary Richards from the UK.  This retreat has limited spaces as each participant will receive lots of individual instructions in private interviews.  Suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners.  $320 (scholarships available; no prior retreat experience needed) Available – Register Now

November 21 (Tue, 6 pm) to November 25 (Sat, 5 pm) Thanksgiving Chan Retreat—For those of us who will not be getting together with families over Thanksgiving, we take advantage of the days off from work to engage in retreat practice.  In this five-day Chan retreat, participants will immerse in the practice through sitting, walking, eating and moving meditation with the support of useful teachings passed down the generations and private interviews.  $320 (scholarships available; no prior retreat experience needed) Available – Register Now

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Philip Brown, PhD, is currently the president of the Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County. Learn more about Phil and other members
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