Author Topic: Taking a retreat.  (Read 3216 times)

Matthew

  • The Irreverent Buddhist
  • Staff
  • Meditation: It's a D.I.Y. project.
    • KISS: Keep it simple stupid.
    • Getting nowhere slowly and enjoying every moment.
Taking a retreat.
« on: July 30, 2010, 12:04:32 AM »
During August I will be on retreat. I won't be reading the forums.

Crystal and Joey will be looking after the house.

Matthew
~oOo~     Tat Tvam Asi     ~oOo~    How will you make the world a better place today?     ~oOo~    Fabricate Nothing     ~oOo~

soma

  • Guest
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2010, 02:59:54 AM »
Have a really good one !

Morning Dew

  • Guest
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2010, 06:41:53 AM »
I wonder is it a group or a solo retreat? Have a good one!
:)

Matthew

  • The Irreverent Buddhist
  • Staff
  • Meditation: It's a D.I.Y. project.
    • KISS: Keep it simple stupid.
    • Getting nowhere slowly and enjoying every moment.
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2010, 09:53:08 AM »
Solo. Thx.
~oOo~     Tat Tvam Asi     ~oOo~    How will you make the world a better place today?     ~oOo~    Fabricate Nothing     ~oOo~

joy

  • Member
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2010, 10:35:46 AM »
Solo. Thx.
No retreat experience (solo or group)!!
Can you please give some description/plan of your solo retreat?
Joy

Matthew

  • The Irreverent Buddhist
  • Staff
  • Meditation: It's a D.I.Y. project.
    • KISS: Keep it simple stupid.
    • Getting nowhere slowly and enjoying every moment.
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2010, 03:32:29 PM »
This retreat will be a partial one in that I have to be available two days a week for a commitment. However, even those two days I will be limited in outside engagements.

The other five days will be no TV, radio, reading, internet, socialising or other activities. Concentration on meditation and mindfulness in action. Walks in silence, eating wholesome self prepared food and plenty of sleep.

Pretty simple.
~oOo~     Tat Tvam Asi     ~oOo~    How will you make the world a better place today?     ~oOo~    Fabricate Nothing     ~oOo~

soma

  • Guest
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2010, 04:31:59 PM »
Concentration on meditation and mindfulness in action. Walks in silence, eating wholesome self prepared food and plenty of sleep.

Pretty simple.

Come on, admit it, you gonna spend the month focusing frantically at the nostrils !   ;D

Crystal Palace

  • Member
  • "Move on Bhikkus, Move On" - Buddha
    • Thai Forest Tradition
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2010, 06:21:39 PM »
Dear Matthew,

Whenever on retreat, I feel special, as if I am undertaking the most important task of life. Even though it is you who is going on retreat, a part of me can't help but feel joyful. All the best my friend! Me and Joey will provide tender care to this lovely plant that you have grown and which is giving shade to so many.

Cheers,
Crystal Palace

 :)
"Abstain from unwholesome actions,
Perform wholesome actions,
Purify your mind"

Buddha

unlikelybdst

  • Guest
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2010, 11:19:45 PM »
Sounds like a great and important undertaking. Have (skillful) fun! :)

Matthew

  • The Irreverent Buddhist
  • Staff
  • Meditation: It's a D.I.Y. project.
    • KISS: Keep it simple stupid.
    • Getting nowhere slowly and enjoying every moment.
Re: Taking a retreat.
« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2010, 11:10:02 AM »
Emptiness.
~oOo~     Tat Tvam Asi     ~oOo~    How will you make the world a better place today?     ~oOo~    Fabricate Nothing     ~oOo~

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
5 Replies
3153 Views
Last post October 10, 2007, 06:19:23 PM
by Matthew
11 Replies
4514 Views
Last post October 22, 2007, 08:18:17 PM
by Flipasso
2 Replies
1990 Views
Last post June 02, 2008, 02:34:51 PM
by Flipasso
3 Replies
4352 Views
Last post January 27, 2012, 06:48:04 AM
by Andrew
5 Replies
2055 Views
Last post January 30, 2014, 01:23:10 AM
by Pacific Flow
14 Replies
3096 Views
Last post December 17, 2016, 08:59:25 PM
by TheJourney
17 Replies
1637 Views
Last post November 06, 2019, 11:10:36 AM
by stillpointdancer