A Vipassana Retreat with Shaila Catherine - Awakening with Insight
October 22 - 28 2018
Still Mountain Buddhist Meditation Center is pleased to sponsor our third Vipassana Retreat led by Shaila Catherine, as a guest of, will be leading a third meditation retreat in Michigan, this coming October 22-28, 2017.
This silent meditation retreat will emphasize a balance of mindfulness, concentration, and investigation. Instructions will encourage mindfulness of breath, body, and mind to enhance the potential for liberating insight. Meditation instructions, consultations with the teacher, and daily dharma teachings make this retreat suitable for both new and experienced practitioners. By cultivating a calm, balanced awareness, we can dissolve any suffering that may entangle our hearts and discover our freedom in the midst of things.
More about Shaila Catherine: Shaila is the founder of Insight Meditation South Bay, a Buddhist meditation center in Silicon Valley in California (imsb.org). She has been practicing meditation since 1980 and has taught internationally since 1996. Shaila studied with masters in India, Thailand, and Nepal, and also with the founders of western meditation centers. She completed a one-year intensive meditation retreat with the focus on concentration and jhāna. Shaila has authored 2 books; Focused and Fearless: A Meditator’s Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity and Wisdom Wide and Deep: A Practical Handbook for Mastering Jhāna and Vipassanā.
Location: Weber Retreat and Conference Center: This Retreat Center is located about 45 minutes southwest of Ann Arbor in Adrian Michigan. (Weber Retreat Center)
When: The retreat will run from 6pm Monday October 22nd thru noon on Sunday October 28th.
Check-In on Monday is at 4:30pm and Check-Out will be at 1:00pm on Sunday. If you are coming from Chicago or Toronto and wish to travel on Sunday, Weber is prepared to get you your room Sunday night.
The cost of this 6 day retreat will be $460 for a shared room (two people/beds) and $580 for a private room. This pricing covers your Room & Board and the Shared Retreat Costs. “Shared Retreat Costs” include; teacher room & board and transportation, On site Manager’s Room & Board, Meditation Hall Charges and Liability Insurance. Shared Costs are based on 30 people attending this Retreat. The “Retreat Cost” does not include Dana for the teacher.
Rooms: There are 40 rooms. All but 10 can support two people. All of the rooms have a private bathroom and temperature controls. There is a Commons Area with Microwave, Toaster, Sink and Refrigerator.
Financial Support: For those who find the cost a barrier to attending, the Still Mountain Sangha is providing funds to make this retreat more accessible. To request financial support, Please send us an email at email@example.com If you request this support you will be contacted by a person from the Still Mountain Retreat Committee, to work out the details of your needs.
Deposit: A deposit of $150 is needed to reserve your place in this retreat. After filling out the Registration Form (See the “Click – Here” below”) you will receive an email confirming that we received your form and asking you to send a $150 check to:
Still Mountain -- 2018 Shaila Catherine Retreat
Attn: Hugh Danville
46028 Bartlett Drive Canton, MI 48187
Cancellations -- made on or before September 20th, 2018 will be refunded 100%. After September 20th, 2018, Cancellations May be subject to a Cancellation Fee depending on how full this Retreat is and whether or not there is a charge from the Weber Center.
Refunds will be mailed out within 30 days of the time we get notification of your need to cancel.
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