December 4 2016 Refuge Retreat

Our next one day retreat will be Sunday December 4, 2016 at Cross River Meditation Center. We will begin our retreat at 10 AM with a brief talk on the true meaning of refuge. Matt will lead us in QiGong during the day. We will have two Dhamma talks and two meditation sessions. There will be time for sangha discussion and Q&A. Please bring a dish to share and your mindful presence.

Retreat Schedule

Suggested donation is $25. As always all are welcome regardless of current financial situation. Please join us!

 

My Dhamma articles and talks are based on the Buddha's teachings  (suttas) as preserved in the Sutta Pitaka, the second book of the Pali Canon. I have relied primarily on Thanissaro Bhikkhu’s excellent and insightful translation of the Pali generously made freely available at his website Dhammatalks.org, as well as the works of Nyanaponika Thera, John Ireland, Maurice Walsh, Hellmuth Hecker, and Sister Khema, among others, as preserved at Access To Insight.

Also, I have found Bhikkhu Bodhi's translations from Wisdom Publications Pali Canon Anthologies to be most informative and an excellent resource.

I have made contextual edits to the suttas from these sources for further clarity, to modernize language, to minimize repetition, and maintain relevance to Dependent Origination and Four Noble Truths.

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