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Rest, Renewal and Regeneration: A Women's Meditation Retreat (392R22)

When you are as full as the full moon
Burst Open
Make the dark night shine
—Weingast, First Free Women

We are in a time of increasing pressure, individually and collectively. The four noble truths, foundational Buddhist Teachings, point to pressure as a part of life, and our relationship to that pressure the choice point where our freedom lies. This retreat is designed to give you direct experience of freedom in context of deep rest and liberating teachings.

Our shared practices will include sitting meditation, contemplative embodied movement, outdoor practice, lovingkindness, storytelling, mandala drawing and Dharma talks.

Whatever your age, ethnicity, race, body type, or sexual orientation we invite you to join this diverse circle of women to co-create a journey of deep rest, renewal and liberating wisdom. We welcome trans and non-conforming women.

Our aspiration as teachers is that each woman will experience the next critical insight on her path. To support the integration of this retreat we will offer the opportunity to create self-organized circles of practice following the retreat.

2022-09-17 (6 days) Spirit Rock Meditation Center

2022-09-18 Liberative Dependent Arising, Personally and Collectively 45:02
Erin Treat
2022-09-20 The Power of Recognition (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 47:19
Erin Selover
This talk explores the Buddhist pointing to innate dignity and luminous presence as a ground for recognizing with bravery, clarity and tenderness what arises in meditation and in our lives.
2022-09-21 Guiding Meditation: Opening with Dignity and Tenderness (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 53:30
Erin Selover
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