The daylong meditation retreat on August 26th, 2017, will be led by Chris Murray, meditation teacher for Insight Meditation of the Mid-Columbia. The title of this retreat will be "Cultivating Calmness and Wisdom." Chris will provide an introduction to several forms of meditation for seeing clearly into the nature of life, moving from concentration on the breath for calmness to meditative inquiry into the states of mind and heart. Registration for the retreat will open on July 29th.
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.email@example.com after July 29th for more information and to register for the retreat.