The Direct Path Half-day

Carolyn Stachowski IMCW Center for Mindful Living

Carolyn Stachowski

6/15/2019 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  at  IMCW Center for Mindful Living (4708 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Upper floor, Tenleytown, Washington DC, 20016) (Map It)

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

Please join for a half day of guided meditations as described in the Satipatthana Sutta. I will guide us through each of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness with brief breaks for question and comments. All the postures will be used: sitting, standing, walking and lying down.   

 "The Blessed One said this: "This is the direct path for the purification of beings, for the overcoming of sorrow & lamentation, for the disappearance of pain & distress, for the attainment of the right method, & for the realization of Unbinding — in other words, the four frames of satipatthana."

This venue is not accessible for those with mobility impairments.

There is plenty of on-street parking. The CML is located 3 blocks from the Red Line Tenleytown Metro.

IMCW retreats and workshops offer instruction in Buddhist meditation and talks on the awakening of our natural insight, love and wisdom. While the meditation practices derive from the Buddhist tradition, they are universal in orientation and address spiritual themes of concern to all contemplative traditions.

A workshop is not primarily silent (talking may be allowed during breaks and lunch) and may be focused on a special topic, such as applying meditation to relationships, emotional healing or physical well-being. Workshops may include a variety of formats, including different reflections and exercises and the sharing of experiences.

The base offering covers direct expenses for this event, including support for the teacher. Your payment at the two higher levels includes a tax-deductible donation to the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW).

Scholarships: Scholarships are available. To apply, please click the "Contact Us" button below before registering. You can also direct a donation to the scholarship fund on the registration form. Please apply early as funds are limited.

IMCW Refund Policy: $15 of the base registration fee is non-refundable. If you contact the retreat manager by clicking the "Contact Us" button below three weeks before the event, the balance of your registration will be refunded. Issuing a refund check may take 2-4 weeks. If you cancel less than three weeks before your retreat begins, your full payment is forfeited. Please note that donations cannot be refunded (IRS regulations).

Fees:

Base price:$35.00
Mid-level price (base + $5 gift):$40.00
Sponsor price (base +$10 gift):$45.00

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