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Beatty

Buddhist Meditation: Wake Up To Freedom

Oct 3 - 8, 2014

Presented by: Robert Beatty

  • Meditation

Be fully alive. Let go of anxiety, self-criticism, depression, fear, and loneliness. You are not your moods, the racing mind, compulsions, addictions or wounds from the past. Awaken to the love, compassion and joy that are your natural state.

 
Allow meditation to bring vibrancy, enthusiasm, connection, humor and awareness to every aspect of your life. 
 
Activities include sitting and walking meditation, lectures, and discussions, as well as music, poetry and movement. Individual guidance and instruction are available. Return to your life and relationships rested, renewed and inspired.
 
This program is held in silence.
 
Robert Beatty MSW, is the founding teacher of the Portland Insight Meditation Community and a member of the first wave of lay Theravada Buddhist teachers who brought Buddhism from Asia to America in the 1970s. Robert integrates Western psychology with the systematic training of the mind and heart offered by Buddhism. His teaching emphasizes kindness, relationship, family and work as vehicles for spiritual development. robertbeatty.com, portlandinsight.org
 
Click here for Robert's teaching through poetry, music and drumming.
 
Click here to learn about generosity and teacher support.
 
Click here to view a short video about retreat
 
Click here to watch lectures and teachings. 
 
"Robert Beatty is the most kind, loving and wise teacher I have ever had the privilige of practicing with. His retreats are gentle and conducive to very deep practice. I felt safe to go deeper than I ever had before." – past participant
 
 REGISTRATION: $195 CDN / 5 nights  (meals & accommodation extra)