The retreat on April 14th, 2018, will be hosted by Walla Walla Dharma Sangha. Genjo Marinello Osho, abbot of Choboji Zen Temple in Seattle, will lead a Zen retreat at Vista Hermosa.
Registration for this retreat will open in mid-March. The retreat will be held at the Vista Hermosa retreat center, about 25 miles east of Pasco, WA. The cost of attending a retreat is $15 per person, which is Vista Hermosa's fee. In addition, a donation can be made to the retreat leader. Participants should bring their own lunch, but there are complete kitchen facilities available. The retreats are daylong silent meditation retreats that start at 9:00 am and last till 4:30 pm.The retreat will include both seated and walking meditation and will be suitable for both beginning and experienced meditation students.
Please contact Janaki Howard at JanakiHoward@gmail.com for more information. There will be a carpool to the retreat from the Tri-Cities, and also one from Walla Walla.
The retreat on June 9th, 2018, will be hosted by Insight Meditation of the Mid-Columbia. Dori Langevin will lead a daylong Insight Meditation retreat. The topic for the retreat will be provided when registration opens in mid-May.
The retreat will be held at Shalom UCC, 505 McMurray Street in Richland. There will be a $10 fee to attend the retreat, and donations to the retreat leader are encouraged. Participants should bring their own lunch, and kitchen facilities will be available. There are also several places to eat within walking distance. The retreat will be a daylong silent meditation retreat that will start at 9:00 am and last till 4:30 pm.The retreat will include both seated and walking meditation as well as qigong (a movement meditation form) and will be suitable for both beginning and experienced meditation students.
Please contact Chris Murray at InsightMeditation.firstname.lastname@example.org after May 15th for more information and to register for the retreat.