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"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

Satipatthana: Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Students
Bhikkhu Analayo, Ayya Anandabodhi, Shaila Catherine
Friday, April 7, 3:00pm - Sunday, April 16, 11:30am
upper Retreat Hall
$2520 - $1145 sliding scale, plus a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 244R17.
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NOTE: Young Adult Rates and Scholarship Funds now available.



Prerequisite: Two retreats of 7 nights each or more with a recognized insight meditation teacher.

Retreat Description:
Drawing on his canonical studies of early Buddhism, Bhikkhu Anâlayo will present his vision of how all four satipatthânas (ways of establishing mindfulness) can be practiced together. He will offer meditation instructions and lead various discussion periods. Ayya Anandabodhi and Shaila Catherine will offer evening dharma talks.

Participants are required to have sat at least two retreats of a week or more with a recognized insight meditation teacher. Please document this when registering.

The teachers ask that in preparation for this course, all participants read Bhikkhu Analayo's book, Perspectives on Satipatthana. We have a limited supply in the bookstore here at Spirit Rock. If you would prefer to order a copy online, please click here.

Spirit Rock extends a special invitation to young adults (age 18-26) who wish to attend this retreat at a rate of $35 per night, on a first come, first serve basis. A limited number of special rates are available, please apply early.

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Also remember that the cost above is priced as a sliding scale. Please pay at the highest level of the sliding scale that you can afford. This allows others who need to pay less the opportunity to attend. Fee is for room and board. Teaching and staffing of the retreats is by donation at the end of the retreat. For more information, see Retreat FAQ.

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