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Eightfold Path Retreat

June 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Eightfold Path Retreat

Divided into Two Levels:

Beginners: Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood

Experienced: Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration

MABA (Mid-America Buddhist Association), Augusta, MOwww.maba-usa.org

 

Saturday, June 2, 2018

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

 

This one-day Retreat is designed to allow beginners and experienced meditators to contemplate and investigate the Eightfold Path. We will divide our participants into two groups, beginners in the Chán Hall, experienced folks at Prajñā Hall. This retreat is open to all. Just let us know when you sign up if you are in the Beginner or Experienced group. We let everyone decide on their own regarding which group they fit best. Stay overnight on Saturday and participate with us during our regular Sunday services.

 

 

Beginner Retreat Schedule – Chán Hall Experienced Retreat Schedule –Prajñā Hall
  8:15 am Arrival and Sign In 

  8:30 Dharma Talk 1: Introduction to Meditation

  9:00 Sitting Meditation 9:30 Walking Meditation

  9:45 Break

10:00 Dharma Talk 2: Right Speech

10:30 Discussion on Right Speech in ChánLibrary

  8:15 am Arrival and Sign In 

  8:30 Introduction to Ānâpānasati – Tetrad 1

  9:00 Sitting Meditation 9:30 Walking Meditation

  9:45 Break

10:00 Dharma Talk 2: Right Effort

10:30 Discussion on Right Effort in Mañjuśrī Hall

11:00 Sitting Meditation 11:30 Chanting (together)

11:45 Vegetarian Lunch – Chán Dining Room – Clean up

1:15 pm Dharma Talk 3: Right Action and         

           instruction on Standing Meditation

2:00 Sitting Meditation, 2:30 Standing Meditation

2:40 Break

2:55 Dharma Talk 4: Right Livelihood

3:20 Discussion on Right Action and Right

          Livelihood in ChánLibrary

1:15 pm Dharma Talk 3: Right Mindfulness and

           Concentration (Ānâpānasati– Tetrad 3)

2:00 Sitting Meditation, 2:30 Standing Meditation

2:40 Sitting Meditation

3:10 Break

3:20 Discussion on Right Mindfulness and

          Concentration in MañjuśrīHall

3:50 Combined Group Discussion with Q&A in Mañjuśrī Hall

4:10 Dedication of Merit

4:15 Final Clean-up

 

Pre-registration is required as space is limited.

Contact: donshushu@cbt-stl.comor 314-576-4900

Limited overnight stays may be reserved – Contact Ven. Kungshih at office@maba-usa.org

A donation of $35 is requested to help cover cost of food and resources.

Donations for the teachings are also accepted.

 

Details

Date:
June 2
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

MABA
299 Heger LN
Augusta, MO 63332 United States
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