“The Dhamma is visible in the here and now, timeless, inviting verification, pertinent, to be realized by the wise for themselves.” — Gautama Buddha —
Over the course of this retreat we will explore how to realize and experience release from fear and reactivity in the here and now. As liberating wisdom and expansive awareness develops it is possible to experience freedom from triggers. As this understanding matures we learn to live in this way moment to moment all throughout life.
This retreat will be held in noble silence and is open to students of all experience levels. The retreat content will include:
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.
Supporting fee : $270 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
Sustaining fee : $240 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
Subsidized fee : $210 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.)