Are you pulled to realize the full abiding contentment of the heart? Do you sense that possibility now?
It is the intention of this retreat to serve the needs of the more experienced student who sincerely wishes to explore the liberating depth of the Buddha’s teachings and to encourage the next step in your growth. The retreat format will include silent sitting and walking meditation, meetings with the teacher and evening dharma talks.
Experience prerequisites for this retreat: three or more years of vipassana meditation used as your primary spiritual method; plus a total of three or more retreats of one week or longer in the insight tradition; plus a willingness to challenge oneself.
Partial attendance is not offered on this retreat. Additionally, please consider attending this retreat only if your current life circumstances allow you to engage in an important modern renunciation practice of staying offline and off phone/text during the entire course of the retreat (some exceptions related to pressing family situations may be granted.)
CURRENT COVID-19/PUBLIC HEALTH PROTOCOLS:
Cloud Mountain continues to take endemic covid-19 seriously as a public health risk in the retreat environment. Masking and rapid testing requirements are in place.
Please follow this link for UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS.
Scholarship funds are available on all retreats to assist those with financial challenges. For more information, read the Scholarship section of our overview information.
This retreat is intended for experienced students.
Supporting fee : $600 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
Sustaining fee : $510 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
Subsidized fee : $420 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
Following in the Buddhist tradition, none of your registration fee will go to the teacher(s). Please consider offering teacher dāna at the event to support their livelihood. (Dāna is a term for generosity, or freely offered giving. You can find more information about this way of offering the teachings and the "economy of gifts" on our Donation page.)