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Online Vipassana Insight Dialogue Retreat

July 31 - August 6

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.

Highlights:

  • 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:
https://insightdialogue.org/relational-practices/insight-dialogue/guidelines/

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Start:
July 31
End:
August 6
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