Impermanence & the Present Moment

Day Long Retreat January 6, 2024 9am – 4pm
Milford Chapel / Meditation Hall Park Road Baptist Church
3900 Park Road 28209

When asked to describe the Buddha Dharma in a few words, Zen master Suzuki Roshi simply said “everything changes”.

Anicca means “unstable,” “impermanent” and “changing.” Anicca – a word from the Pali language, the language that most closely approximates the language spoken by the Buddha – points to the idea that all physical and mental existence is in a state of flux and therefore cannot be permanent.

As this year changes, please join us for a day of noble silence, using the teachings of the Buddha and our own experience to explore one of the essential ideas of Buddhism. This retreat will offer teachings from the Dharma, periods of sitting and walking meditation, and optional gentle movement. A lunch break and opportunities for small groups will be included. Retreat materials provided upon registration. For more information contact IMCC Dharma Leader Thia Powers,

$35 Plus optional *Dana (donation) for the teacher
$17.50 Student
$0 IMCC Board
$0 IMCC Dharma Leader
Scholarships available

*Dana: In our Theravada tradition, teachings are offered freely. Registration fees are used for our non-profit operating expenses. Should you feel you have benefited from the experience on this day, you will have the opportunity to support the teachings with a donation to the teacher.


Jan 06 2024


9:00 am - 4:00 pm




Park Road Baptist Church - Milford Chapel & Meditation Hall
3900 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209


IMCC Dharma Leader Thia Powers
IMCC Dharma Leader Thia Powers


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