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Labor Day Weekend Retreat: Perfection of Generosity

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - September 6 @ 12:00 pm PDT

Venerable Thubten Chodron

A 3-day retreat with Venerable Thubten Chodron

The Six Perfections: Generosity

Join on Vimeo Livestream and Zoom or in person.
A maximum of 20 guests may attend this retreat in person. Details and registration below.

The six perfections—also translated as the six far-reaching practices or the six paramitas in Sanskrit — describe the methods that bodhisattvas transform their minds into the mind of a buddha, a fully awakened one. These six practices are generosity, ethical conduct, fortitude or patience, joyous effort, concentration, and wisdom.

In this long weekend retreat, Ven. Thubten Chodron helps us begin to adopt these practices right now, beginning with the perfection of generosity. Through teachings and meditations, we learn how the mind of generosity enriches our lives now as we learn to cherish others,  and helps us steadily progress towards becoming great bodhisattvas and then buddhas.

Register

If you will join remotely, complete the registration form for the online event.

To attend in person, you must be fully vaccinated and register in advance here. Scan and send proof of your full vaccination to the office when you send in the registration form to the Abbey Office. Please see additional information below.

Schedule

Friday, September 3
6:15 – 7:30 pm Teachings with Ven. Thubten Chodron
Saturday & Sunday, Sept 4 & 5
5:30 – 7:00 am Morning meditation practice
9:00 – 10:30 Teachings with Ven. Thubten Chodron
11:00 – 11:45 Guided meditation
2:00 – 3:30 pm Discussion group on Zoom
4:00 – 5:30 Teaching with Ven. Thubten Chodron
Monday, Sept 6
5:30 – 7:00 am Morning meditation practice
9:00 – 10:30 Teachings with Ven. Thubten Chodron
11:00 – 11:45 Guided meditation

For more information, write the office or call 509-447-5549

To attend in person

A maximum of 20 guests may attend this retreat in person. You must be fully vaccinated and register in advance. Complete the registration form for the in-person event.

Arrive by 3:00 pm Friday, September 3.

Scan and send proof of your full vaccination to the office when you send in the registration form to the Abbey Office.

There may be a waiting list, so please let us know well in advance if your registration is accepted but you can’t attend.

Please do not come if you have any of the following symptoms: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.

More about Venerable Thubten Chodron

In addition to founding Sravasti Abbey, Ven. Chodron is a well-known author and teacher. She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, including six volumes (so far) in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, with whom she has studied for nearly forty years.   Find info on the first four volumes in the series here: Volume 1, Approaching the Buddhist Path; Volume 2, The Foundation of Buddhist Practice; Volume 3, Samsara, Nirvana, & Buddha Nature, and Volume 4, Following in the Buddha’s Footsteps. Learn more about her. Find a media library of her teachings and info on her books on her personal website, ThubtenChodron.org.

Details

Start:
September 3 @ 7:00 pm PDT
End:
September 6 @ 12:00 pm PDT

Organizer

Sravasti Abbey Event Organizer
Phone:
(509) 447 5549
Email:
office.sravasti@gmail.com
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Venue

Sravasti Abbey
692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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Phone:
509-447-5549
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