This month’s online Day of Meditation (DOM) will be integrated with and follow the schedule outlined below for a weekend retreat. The only difference from the usual DOM hours is that the group Dharma discussion will occur at 7pm rather than the usual 2:30 pm. Those registered for the DOM only are welcome to participate in this retreat for as little or as long as they wish within the weekend schedule. Please note all times in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)
This intensive mini retreat begins at 5pm (AEDT) on Friday 3rd and ends at 5pm (AEDT) on Sunday 5th of December 2021.
The theme of these two days are mindfulness of breath focussing on serenity supported by warm benevolence and compassion meditations.
Friday December 3
4.45pm Log into Zoom via link and save the link for the rest of the retreat
5.00 – 6.00pm Welcome, orientation and introductions to each other and to the mini-retreat
6.00 – 7.00pm Screen off or log off for evening meal
7.00 -8.00pm Dharma Talk and discussion
8.15 – 8.40pm Guided Meditation
8.45 pm Rest and Bed
Saturday & Sunday December 4 & 5
6:15 – 7.15am Optional morning yoga with Lisa
7.15 – 7.45am Sit or lay relaxation, yoga nidra /meditation with Lisa
7:45 – 9.00am Screen off or log off for breakfast
9.00 -10.40am Instruction/guided and silent meditation
10.40 – 11.00am Morning tea break.
11.00 – 12.30pm Dharma talk, Q&A & discussion, possible guided meditation
12.30 – 2.30pm Lunch and rest
2.30-4.00pm 30 minute periods of sitting and walking meditation alternating
4.00-4.30pm Tea break
4.30-6.00pm 30 minute periods of sitting and walking meditation alternating
6.00-7.00pm Light evening meal
7.00-8.00pm Open Q&A , comments and Dharma discussion
8.00-8.30pm meditation and or chanting
2.30-3.30pm 30 minute periods of sitting and walking meditation alternating
3.30-4.00pm Tea break
4.00-5.00pm Closing circle, dedication of the merits, metta meditation
In accordance with Buddhist traditions the teachings and guidance of the days will be provided on dana basis.
To understand what dana is and to provide dana for Malcolm, follow this link for details: https://www.malhuxter.com/dana-or-the-economy-of-generosity/.
Lisa Brown’s details for dana are as follows: Name: Lisa Brown, International (Swift) Code: CUSCAU2S , Bank: Bank Australia , BSB: 313 140 , Account Number: 12310720
Bookings essential via the form below
May you be well and happy