This retreat will emphasize the application of the meditative absorptions in a regular sitting practice and is suitable only for experienced meditators with prior retreat experience (in any Buddhist tradition). The Jhanas, commonly called the meditative absorptions, are a method of one-pointed concentration taught in the Theravadan Buddhist tradition. The retreat will emphasize the teaching of this technique and will be held in Noble Silence with sitting and walking meditation and personal interviews.
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.
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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.
PREREQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS:
From the teachers: You must have sat at least two 7-day retreats in order to participate in this retreat.
Please include a comprehensive resume of your retreat experience with your registration materials.
Generosity Tier : $2500 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
Base Tier : $2300 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
Subsidized Tier : $2100 plus dana offerings to teacher(s) and staff
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