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An Exploration of the Three Factors of Life

Clyde Alexander, Debbie George and Larry Dawalt

Cost: Single Room $468; Double Room $273

At this silent meditation retreat, we will explore how an understanding of the three characteristics of existence can help us manage the stresses we encounter in our daily lives.  The Buddha taught that all phenomena are impermanent, imperfect (stressful), and impersonal.  By understanding and being mindful of these factors of life, we can begin to see life’s difficulties from a new and supportive perspective.  While we will always have difficulties, we can use the teachings and the practice to begin to lighten our minds and open our hearts.

Join us at St. Francis Springs Retreat Center for this three-night retreat of sitting and walking meditations, yoga, and dharma teachings.  All undertaken in the beauty of Noble Silence. Suitable for new and experienced meditators.

The retreat will be from supper on Thursday night, April 20th, through brunch on Sunday, April 23rd. Check-in is between 3 – 5 PM on Thursday. The location is the St. Francis Springs Retreat Center near Stoneville, NC, about 2 hours from Charlotte. The registration fee includes lodging and all meals (vegetarian).  The retreat will be held in Noble Silence. Previous meditation experience will be helpful, but not required. Chairs and a limited number of meditation cushions and mats will be available. If you have your own cushions/mats, please bring them. Please bring evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID. If you are not fully vaccinated, please bring proof of a negative COVID PCR test taken within 48 hours of the retreat.

All meals will be vegetarian. Dietary special needs will be accommodated to the extent possible (1 type of alternative milk will be available; yogurts and butter substitutes are not available). Please describe any special needs (including accessibility, CPAP, etc…)

IMCC CANCELLATION POLICY: 1) Registrants cancelling on or before February 22, 2023 are entitled to a full refund; 2) Registrants cancelling between February 23 – March 8, 2023 will forfeit 50% of event fee; 3) Those canceling on or after March 9, 2023 will forfeit 100% of the event fee, and 4) No-shows are not entitled to any refund.

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By booking this event you can attend all occurrences. Some of them are listed below but there might be more.
2023-04-20 - 2023-04-23
Single Room
468.00
Available Tickets: 21

Accomodations for a single room for three nights. Includes class fee, lodging and vegetarian meals.

The Single Room ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
Double Room
273.00
Available Tickets: 21

Accomodations for a double room for three nights. Includes class fee, lodging and vegetarian meals.

The Double Room ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

Date

Apr 20 - 23 2023

Location

St. Francis Springs Retreat Center

Organizer

Retreat Organizer
Email
retreat@imccharlotte.org
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