Insight Dialogue Non-residential Retreat

  • 27 Jul 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • 29 Jul 2018
  • 1:00 PM
  • 2766 Browns Gap Turnpike

An Insight Dialogue Non-residential Retreat
Led by Sharon Beckman-Brindley

When we encounter stresses in our lives, we often dismay, imagining that someone or something - somewhere or somehow - must be WRONG. Our meditation practice, however, invites us to see and investigate these moments as blessings: powerful practice and learning opportunities. With the Dharma as guide, we can learn to open to difficulty as a wonderful and happy practice, allowing it to open us to ever deeper and more creative possibilities and to steadfast and peace-filled presence in our relations with our internal and external worlds. 

This 3 Day non-residential meditation retreat will combine periods of silent sitting and walking meditation with the relational meditation practice of Insight Dialogue (ID), a practice of speaking and listening that brings together the deep wisdom teachings of Buddhism with our everyday relationship. ID has the same traditional roots and purposes as silent meditation: mindfulness, compassion and liberating insight while investigating together our lived present moment (relational) experience. 

About Sharon Beckman-Brindley

Dates and Times: 
Friday, July 27 7 PM - 9 PM 
Saturday, July 28 9 AM - 5 PM 
Sunday, July 29 9:00 AM - 1 PM 

Registration: $25 fee and donations (dana) to the teacher. Scholarships are available. To register, contact Robert Hodge (hodger@gmail.com)

Location: 
Whitehall Meditation, the Farmhouse at Wyndefields, 
2766 Browns Gap Tpke 
Charlottesville, VA 22901 
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