Retreat gives us an opportunity to slow everything down and spend time reflecting on what is most important to us. Aryaloka offers frequent weekend retreats and periodic weeklong retreats. Expand your horizons; step to a new level. Come on retreat!
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Event Dates: Friday October 31, 2014 – Sunday November 2, 2014
You can bring the power of mindfulness into your life by engaging in the practice of mindful eating. To transform your mind, health, and life, learn how to use three steps with food and the act of eating, using 2500-year-old wisdom from the Buddhist tradition. (more…)
Event Dates: Tuesday November 11, 2014 – Tuesday November 18, 2014
This intensive retreat creates an atmosphere conducive to extended meditation with the fewest external distractions. Retreat participants will have no responsibilities during their time here so they can focus completely on their meditation practice. An emphasis on the collective aspect of practice using the five precepts is woven into the fabric of this retreat. (more…)
Event Dates: Saturday November 22, 2014 – Saturday November 22, 2014
Are you ready to take your mindfulness to a deeper level? Treat yourself to a relaxing and spacious day of mindfulness practice, including meditation, activities, noble silence, gentle yoga, and small group discussion. This mini-retreat will offer you practical ways to apply mindfulness in your relationships, communication, and work. Led by Akashavanda and Tom Gaillard. (more…)
Event Dates: Friday December 26, 2014 – Tuesday December 30, 2014
As we enter the depths of winter we will use the opportunity of this end of year retreat to do two things: We will simply enjoy days of shared stillness, deep silence and meditation, and we will quietly reap the benefits this will inevitably bring. (more…)
Event Dates: Friday January 16, 2015 – Monday January 19, 2015
As the Buddha explained to Ananda spiritual friendship is the whole of the spiritual life. We will explore through talks, study, discussion and small groups how friendship impacts our practice and how it relates to our everyday lives. We will connect with each other through meditation, open discussion, and devotional practice. And of course, as always, we will practice together in the spirit of sangha with friendship as the main focus.
|Led by:||Sunada, Sravaniya, Vajramati, Padmadharini and Dharmasuri|
|Times:||1/16 at 7:00 pm – 1/19 at 1 pm|
|Fee:||Sliding Scale $260/220/180|