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Silence Remains

Silence Remains

Ascend in silence
rest in spacious
sky-like awareness
horizon to horizon
no time…no lack…no effort.

Descend into silence
greet the menagerie
untamed beasties… 98 more words

Human Experience

That Retreat Life

Hey guys, so, I’m going to be on retreat for the next few days. Technically, I fly out to Louisiana tomorrow, and then I fly back out on Monday the 22nd. 196 more words


Noble Silence, Noble Solitude

Noble Silence

Silence gives one the space
to notice one’s own thoughts.

Silence puts one in touch
with the reality of the heart,
whatever it might be. 345 more words


Maximising Happiness: 10-day silent meditation retreat

As Christian and I have begun to learn about meditation, there has been one recommendation that has come up again and again from friends we’ve spoken to and books we’ve read: Do a 10-day silent meditation retreat, a full immersion into the world of meditation. 4,428 more words

Things On Our Mind

Silent Retreat Reading

Brought three books to read – actually more, but retreats are not really for reading,

and am not sure until I arrive what book will draw attention. 286 more words


Silent Retreat at Garchen

Time for some mental health time-outs.

This year’s choice: Garchen Buddhist Institute in Chino Valley, AZ.

Chino Valley, AZ  sits at an altitude of 4692 ft. 115 more words