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At Peace With Experience – An Online Retreat with Ven Canda Bhikkhuni
December 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm UTC+0
Organised by Sheffield Insight Meditation
At Peace With Experience an online retreat with Venerable Canda
December 29th, 30th and 31st, 2020
You may attend any combination of 1, 2 or 3 days.
This retreat will take place online, using Zoom; details about accessing the retreat will be provided to all those who register. Both beginners and experienced meditators are welcome.
The Buddha teaches that everything we need for awakening is right here in our body and mind. To be aware of our internal experiences and care for them with the love and compassion they deserve is not always easy, yet an important factor on our path to true happiness. On this 3-day retreat we will embark on a journey into our inner world.
Together, step by step, we will deepen our awareness of bodily sensations, thoughts and emotions and learn how to relate to them skilfully.
Ven. Candā will gently guide us in meeting our moment-to-moment experience with a sense of letting go, kindness and non-harm. We will learn to understand what makes the mind peaceful and how every experience can be used to gain insight and cultivate the good in ourselves. Through developing kindness and friendship towards all that arises – and passes away – we will increase our ability to be aware of this body and mind process, to understand its true nature and to guide ourselves in the direction of wholesomeness, freedom and peace.
The retreat will consist of daily Dhamma reflections, guided meditations and an opportunity for Q&A. You will also be guided in walking, eating and resting (!) meditation, and will have space for your own quiet reflection in the early mornings and evenings. On the last day of the retreat there will be an opportunity to share New Year aspirations and meet with each other in small groups.
The on-line Dhamma hall will be open all day but you will not need to spend time in front of the screen during meditations and the lunch break. We strongly encourage you to attend for whole days and as far as possible to keep the day clear of other commitments.
For further information, see http://www.anukampaproject.org
This retreat is offered on a donation basis. We very much appreciate donations to cover Sheffield Insight’s ongoing administrative costs for website, Zoom, insurance etc and suggest between £5 and £12 depending on your means. (Eventbrite fee of 2% will be taken from within donation) The freely given ticket is available for anyone with no means to pay. No-one will be excluded.
In the Insight Meditation tradition the teachings are offered freely. Dana (donations) can be offered at https://anukampaproject.org/donate/