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The Art of Mindful Living: Insight Meditation Retreat (5 days)
February 14 – 19, 2014 (Friday to Wednesday)
Registration for this retreat is closed
This retreat is full with a waitlist. To be added to the list, submit a registration and deposit.
All scholarship funds have been awarded.
The core of insight meditation is the practice of mindfulness, that quality of awareness that sees without judgment. Silent sitting and walking meditation, the first steps in formal practice, become the foundation and continuous inspiration for meeting all aspects of life with a greater openness and willingness to learn. The ordinary activities of retreat life become a part of the practice because the challenges they offer help us develop the art of mindful living.
This retreat is suitable for both beginning and experienced meditators. The teachers will be assisted by Sara Schedler.
Michael Grady was a guiding teacher at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center for more than 20 years. He has practiced insight meditation since 1974 and also trained with the late Master Sheng Yen. He encourages an attitude in which all of life is viewed as an opportunity for awakening.
Listen to one of Michael's talks: Not Self: We Are Included in Nature given at IMS on August 25, 2009 – 52 minutes, 35.3 MB (Download, Stream)