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Renewing the World

A weekend of mindfulness, meditation, and writing practice in the tradition of Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich nhat Hanh will be helf Frdiay, Nov. 9-Sunday Nov. 11, 2012 a the Ben Lomond Quaker Center, Santa Cruz Mountains, CA.

Sustained by silence, community and meditation, this annual autumn weekend of mindfulness is dedicated to nurturing peace in ourselves and in our communities. Through the practices of sitting and walking meditation, writing in community, mindful movement, sharing meals in silence, and participating in Dharma talks and dialogue, the world is renewed. Veterans of war and their families and friends are warmly invited to join this retreat. We will close our time together with a recitation of the Five Mindfulness Trainings and a peace ceremony on Sunday morning, Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2012.

FRIDAY WRITING WORKSHOP: Before the mindfulness retreat, Maxine Hong Kingston and Earll Kingston will offer a special writing session on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
MINDFULNESS RETREAT: Registration and check-in for the mindfulness retreat begins Friday at 5:00 p.m. Space is limited to 50 participants. Register as soon as possible to reserve your space.


For more information, contact Master Jim or email Teacher Jude for a registration form.

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