Weekend Retreat on Spiritual Growth

Are you questioning your self, what do you want, do you know what do really want for your self? Do you often feel lost or confused about your life? Do you wish you were being more of who you are and working in the field of your passions? Have you ever thought about what life means to you? Are you often doubtful of yourself and your directions? Do you hear that little voice inside of you, but the logic voice is? Do you want to feel free to do and express yourself? Do you feel like there is more to life, but you don’t know what that is?

About this Retreat

Our focus is FREEDOM. If you are seeking peacefulness in your life, this retreat will guide us to have clarity and open ways to have self-reflection;  these tools will enhance your life.

Bhante Sathi is a teacher who will guide this Retreat. Bhante is a trained Buddhist Monk for over 20 years.  Bhante will lead the retreat with the wisdom of Buddhist teachings.

Date: Friday2018 March 16th at 5:00 pm till Sunday, March 18th at 3 pm

Location: Metta Meditation Center
3864 420th Avenue
Janesville, MN 56048

Registration: Meditation Center holds up to 25 people. Registration is required by March 1st, 2018.

Food: Vegetarian breakfast and lunch will be provided. We are looking for a group of lay followers who would volunteer to offer lunch and breakfast (dana) for all days. There may be days where meals may need to be prepared in the house in which case a fully stocked kitchen is available on-site. You are welcome to participate in such events. Meals will not be provided after 12 pm but you are welcome to bring any snacks you want to share. However, if for any medical reason you need to take meals, you may bring your own food items in a container with your name clearly marked on it.
Please beware that we have limited refrigerator space.

Cost: Suggested donation based on the cost of this retreat

Single room *$200 /**$210 (Only four rooms available)
Sharing room with someone *$160/**$170 (someone in the same gender or family member)
(sharing room with same gender or own family member)

Register below or call us at (612) 216 4854 or email us at [email protected]

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Schedule

Friday, March 16th
5:00 pm Registration/Tea
6:00 pm Instruction by a teacher
7:00 pm Sitting Guided Meditation
8:00 pm Guided discussion (On self-opening)
9:30 pm End of Day

Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18
5:00 am Sitting Meditation (Optional)
5:30 am Mindful stretch (Buddhist Yoga)
6:30 am Group Meditation
7:00 am Breakfast and Cleaning
8:30 am Walking Meditation
9:00 am Talk / Teachings
10:00 am Technics for awareness (Meditation)
11:15 am Lunch
12:00 pm Personal Time
2:00 pm Guided discussion
3:00 pm Group Meditation (Walking /Sitting/ Interviews)
4:00 pm Yoga
5:00 pm Tea and Snack
6:00 pm Group Meditation
7:00 pm Written Q&A
8:00 pm Guided discussion
9:30 pm End of the day

March 18 After Lunch
1:00 pm Teaching (Written Q&A)
3:00 pm Cleanup/End