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July 2020

Simple, Profound and Liberating: Discovering the Essence of Dharma

July 7 @ 15:00 - July 12 @ 12:00
Galilee Centre, 398 John Street North
Arnprior,OntarioCanada
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Vast numbers of wonderful books and discourses have been written and spoken about Buddhist teachings, yet the essence of the practice is profoundly simple and miraculously liberating. When we wholeheartedly open to the unfolding of life as it is, not turning away, distracting ourselves or...

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August 2020

Young Adult Retreat

August 12 @ 15:00 - August 16 @ 12:00
Galilee Centre, 398 John Street North
Arnprior,OntarioCanada
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This retreat is specifically for young adults, aged 18 to 28. It offers meditation instruction, sitting and walking meditation periods, facilitated discussion groups, meditative arts, and times of silence observed through the day. The atmosphere is warm, contemplative and joyful, supporting participants as they cultivate their inner wisdom and heart...

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November 2020

Abiding Mindfully in the Body: Meditation and Yoga Retreat

November 11 @ 15:00 - November 15 @ 12:00
Galilee Centre, 398 John Street North
Arnprior,OntarioCanada
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The Buddha said, "There is one thing that, when cultivated and regularly practiced, leads to deep spiritual intention, to peace, to mindfulness and clear comprehension, to vision and knowledge, to a happy life here and now, and to the culmination of wisdom and awakening. And what is that one thing? It is mindfulness centered on the body."  The first mindfulness practices that the Buddha taught were attending to the body— coming to...

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December 2020

2020 New Year’s Retreat

December 29, 2020 @ 08:00 - January 1, 2021 @ 17:00
Galilee Centre, 398 John Street North
Arnprior,OntarioCanada
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Welcome the New Year with reflection and intention, silence and community, surrounded by the beauty of Arnprior and the warmth of the Galilee Centre! Bring your cross-country skis, snowshoes and hiking boots. We will be supported by the meditation practice, dharma talks, and...

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