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The Joy of Letting Go - Reconciliation, Restoration and Forgiveness: Insight and Metta Weekend (3 days)
February 28 – March 3, 2014 (Friday to Monday)
Registration for this retreat is closed
All scholarship funds for this retreat have been awarded.
Often, the complexity of life makes the Path to Freedom seem unclear. How can we work into and through injuries, obstacles, and difficulties, and experience the joy of clear minds and open hearts? In this silent weekend retreat, we will explore how the practices of mindfulness and kindness can provide the supportive, expansive ground for awakening our deepest humanity.
An optional daily period of yoga will be offered by Leslie Booker. Beginning and experienced meditators are welcome. If you wish to deepen your practice, you may like to consider also registering for the Metta Retreat immediately before this weekend.
Larry Yang has taught meditation since 1999. He is a Spirit Rock Meditation Center teacher and a core teacher of the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, CA and the guiding teacher of the Insight Community of the Desert in Palm Springs, CA.
Listen to a Sangha News interview with Larry & Gina Sharpe: Diverse World, Diverse Sangha, June 2010 – 12 minutes, 8.5 MB (Download)
Madeline Klyne has loved the dharma since 1986. A co-founder of South Shore Insight Meditation Center, she teaches there and at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. Madeline also leads retreats for LGBTIQ communities at other meditation centers.
Listen to one of Madeline's talks: Life is Fleeting given at IMS on September 15, 2007 – 47 minutes, 21.5 MB (Download, Stream)