Wilderness Backpacking Sesshin: Resting in Wild Spaces
September 24 - October 1, 2023
Sunday September 24th - Sunday October 1st
Previous meditation retreat and backpacking experience is highly recommended.
Immerse yourself in the silent wisdom of the forest, mountains, and sky. Allow these wild places to awaken within you and inform how you experience and embody this life. This retreat is an invitation to dive deep into present moment experience, supported by the spacious clarity, enduring stability, and flowing life energy of the wilderness.
This 2nd Wilderness Sesshin will be at a lower elevation. It is intended to be a little less physically demanding than our other retreats and therefore may be more appropriate for older or less athletic bodies. The hikes will be gentle and there will be slightly more rest time.
This is an intensive meditation retreat. We will set up a base camp and follow a structured daily schedule. Each day will consist of many hours of seated meditation, a period of meditative movement, chanting, a dharma talk, and guided hiking.
This 2nd Wilderness Sesshin of the year is intended to be a little less physically demanding than our other retreats and therefore may be more appropriate for older or less athletic bodies. The hikes will be gentle and there will be slightly more rest time.
Each person will be expected to carry their own gear, plus additional communal items. A required packing list will be provided and all food is included in the retreat fee. Cost: $380 ($300 members). Non-refundable deposit of $200.00 due by August 1st.
Space is limited, please contact Shinei Monial, at 503-308-3139, to RSVP or email Shinei@zendust.org to ask any questions.
More information can be found here
Sara Shinei Monial