The source of time is being and the source of being is time, but both depend on space. The intersection of time and space is called “right now, right here”. If you see the intersection of time and space, you experience complete freedom. The practice of being time is to become intimate with that intersection of time and space that is us.

The Urban Retreat format is a user friendly, easily approachable way of participating in a meditation retreat and experiencing the benefits doing one. Starting at 9:30 we will have three 25 minute periods of meditation with a 5 minute break in between each. Then we will explore the “random meditation” of having tea and conversation together before comparing field notes about our experience with the koan. We will have a two hour break for lunch, bring your own or explore one of the fine restaurants in Rockridge, then we will do it again in the afternoon, the same rhythm, ending at 5:00 pm.

The retreat will be limited to 16 people to preserve an intimate atmosphere for sharing deeply what arises in the meditation. Register early to ensure a space.

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  • PZI Members – $60
  • Non-Members – $80 March.
  • Registrar: Vickie Miller,

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