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Online Vipassana Insight Dialogue Retreat

July 31, 2021 - August 6, 2021

Join Bhante Sukhacitto and Elizabeth Faria from the Insight Dialogue community of teachers for this online Introduction to Insight Dialogue retreat. An opportunity to develop kindness, compassion, joy, equanimity, and a wise response to the challenges of life, cultivate meditative qualities like mindfulness and calmness of the mind, and orientate our day-to-day life towards Dhamma.

Apply here: https://sasanarakkha.org/2021/01/23/online-vipassana-insight-dialogue-retreat/

Cultivating wisdom to live in freedom

Content: During our retreat there will be silent practice and mindful dialogue together in groups of two or more; contemplating Dhamma teachings and the here-and-now experiences.


  • Develop kindness, compassion, joy, equanimity and a wise response to the challenges of life.
  • Cultivate meditative qualities like mindfulness, calmness of the mind.
  • To orientate our day-to-day life towards Dhamma.

Insight Dialogue Guidelines

Pause : Temporal pause; stepping out of habitual thoughts and reactions into experience in the present moment; mindfulness.

Relax: Invitation to calm the body and mind; receiving whatever sensations, thoughts, and feelings are present; acceptance.

Open: Extension of mindfulness from internal to include the external; spaciousness; matures to include the relational moment; mutuality.

Attune to Emergence: Attending to impermanence of thoughts and feelings; entering the relational moment without an agenda; “don’t know mind.”

Listen Deeply: Listening mindfully, with an awareness that is relaxed and open; ripens into unhindered receptivity of another.

Speak the Truth: Articulating the truth of one’s subjective experience with mindfulness; discerning what to say amid the universe of possibilities.

Link to more information on Insight Dialogue Guidelines:


July 31, 2021
August 6, 2021
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