Meditation and Public Talk
- Friday, August 1, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
- No pre-registration required
- Donation requested
- Trinity United Methodist Church, 4001 Speedway
- Sat August 2, 9am – 5pm
- Sun August 3, 9am- 3pm
- Still Waters Retreat Center, 9409 Granada Hills Drive, Austin, TX 78737
- Sliding Scale $10-$50 Registration Fee
A favorite poem by Galway Kinnell says…
“sometimes it is necessary to re-teach a thing its loveliness.”
When our minds are awake and our hearts are open, we naturally see clearly and respond with love, compassion, joy and equanimity. Since we are not always open, we can benefit by cultivating our natural wakefulness and bring forward the wisdom and beautiful qualities that are our birthright.
During this retreat sitting and walking in silence, we will cultivate loving attention to our moment to moment experience, learning to meet what arises with understanding and acceptance.
VIPASSANA MEDITATION (Insight or Mindfulness practice) is a simple and direct practice — the moment-to-moment investigation of the mind / body process through calm and focused awareness. The practice originates in the Theravada tradition of the teachings of the Buddha. Learning to observe experience from a place of stillness enables one to relate to life with less fear and clinging. Seeing life as a constantly changing process, one begins to accept Read More