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WEEKEND RETREAT: Getting Grounded Meditation Retreat

March 24 @ 8:00 pm - March 26 @ 5:00 pm
Rockaway Summer House, 504 Beach 68th Street
Rockaway Beach, NY 11692 United States

"Internal earth-element and external earth-element are exactly the same earth-element." --MN140 Dhātu-vibhaṅga Sutta (Analysis of Elements) When we look at the natural world, we see dirt, water, air, and warmth - and when we look at our own bodies, we see the same four things. Contemplating the identical nature of inner and outer elements is a Buddhist practice that helps us develop non-attachment and liberating insight. We'll be contemplating dirt and water in a very direct way as we work on planting seedlings, and we'll be practicing with motion and energy through Qi-Gong and Tai-Chi - and we will also be contemplating all four elements in the ancient practices of Buddhist meditation. This retreat is a semi-silent retreat. Advance registration is required for all participants. Attendance is required for the duration of the entire retreat. Registration to this retreat does not reserve you a spot. A confirmation email will be sent to participants who have signed-up and completed all registration steps below a week prior, once their application has been approved by management. All others are …

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