Please join us
for a weekend of shared experience, discussion,
poetry, music, and meditation sessions—as we
explore the real spirit of meditation: May 11-12
at Wisdoms Goldenrod.
THE REAL SPIRIT OF MEDITATION
Acknowledging the sacred presence in every
How can we
continue our practice and yet retain our
“beginners mind”? How to recognize and remember
our real being? How can we give more of our
moments to God? How to use “philosophic”
meditations? A great Tibetan Master said “Don’t
put your mind in the state of natural vast
repose.” Wu-wei says: allow everything to be
as it is, and also keep alert awareness.
Excerpts from masters in several traditions such
as Paul Brunton, Tich Nhath Hanh, Tarthang Tulku,
Centering Prayer, Nisargadatta and Adyashanti
bring us valuable pointers.
understand the real spirit of meditation when he
understands that he has to do nothing at all,
just to sit still physically, mentally, and
emotionally… He shows that he is willing to step
aside and let himself be worked upon, acted
through, and guided by a higher power. The
The soul is most
certainly there but if we do not turn inwards,
and attend to it, then for us it is not there.
But really it is always there and the failure to
recognize its existence is really the failure to
turn attention away from the endless multitude
of things which continuously extrovert it. Paul
Brunton “The Adventure of Meditation”
Meditation is a
way of opening our lives to the richness of
experience… not limited to certain times and
places. … In this kind of meditation we learn
to embrace and learn from whatever we
experience. … Tarthang Tulku
whatever you think yourself to be and act as if
you were absolutely perfect—whatever your idea
of perfection may be. All you need is courage.
I Am That Ch 82
Facilitated by Avery
Saturday: meditation 8,
breakfast 9, seminar and meditations: 9:45- 1:00
lunch 1pm: Dinner and
evening fun 6-9pm
Sunday: meditation 8,
breakfast 9, seminar 9:45-11:30.
Food provided for lunch and breakfast.
Wisdom’s Goldenrod Center for Philosophic Studies. 5801 Rt. 414. Hector. NY
For more details or to register, please contact Avery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 347 880 0293.