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Mindful Living Weekend
October 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - October 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2019
Mindful Living Weekend
On the third weekend of the month we are open for guests to practice at Morning Sun, you can join for the whole Mindful Living Weekend (Fri evening through Sunday), or for just the Day of Quiet Renewal (Saturday), or just the Day of Mindfulness (Sunday). There is also a gathering for the Order of Interbeing for Order members and aspirants on Sunday afternoon.
We have set up a registration form that aims to support the different options for participation.
- Mindful Living Weekend Friday 7pm-Sunday 2pm (there is a Saturday morning arrival option too) An opportunity to practice slowing down and returning to ourselves with gentle care, to practice mindfulness with the resident community and to enjoy the beautiful grounds of Morning Sun. The program begins with arrival after dinner for sitting meditation on Friday evening. Wake in the morning to a quiet breakfast before the Day of Meditation and Renewal program. On Saturday night enjoy community dinner and evening practice. Then wake for breakfast on Sunday before attending the Day of Mindfulness. Morning Sun will prepare your meals while you are here, with the exception of Saturday lunch (bagged BYO) (accommodation and meal details are on the registration form).
- Day of Quiet Renewal, Saturday 9:30-4:00 (there is a Friday evening arrival option too)A day to refresh ourselves and have time for quiet reflection and meditation. The day is held mostly in silence, including several sitting sessions, a recorded Dharma Talk by Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh, relaxation, outdoor walking meditation, stretching and silent lunch (bring your own bag lunch).
- Day of Mindfulness, Sunday 10:00-2:00 (there is a Saturday evening arrival option too) This day of mindfulness is open for everyone. It will include sitting meditation, a Mindfulness Training Recitation, a talk about the practice of mindfulness, outdoor walking meditation, and vegetarian potluck meal.
After the day ends at 2 there will be a gathering for Order of Interbeing members and aspirants from 2:30-4:00