April Open Practice Weekend

  • Wonderwell Mountain Refuge Wonderwell Mountain Refuge
  • 253 Philbrick Hill Rd Springfield NH 03284
  • Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018 (3 days)
  • $216.00 - NDF Non-Member Fri & Sat $108.00 - NDF Non-Member Fri Night Only $108.00 - NDF Non-Member Sat Night Only $108.00 - NDF Member Fri & Sat $54.00 - NDF Member Fri Night Only $54.00 - NDF Member Sat Night Only $108.00 -…

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Enjoy a silent weekend of practice or just come for one full day/night.  Open practice weekends at Wonderwell are opportunities for beginning and experienced meditators to deepen their practice, participate in group meditation sessions, explore the natural beauty of the seasons of Wonderwell, and to connect with teachers-in-residence with opportunities for private practice interviews.  These weekends include participation in Dharma Sunday, if you so choose.

Noble Silence is observed from 9pm Friday through 7:30am Sunday

The rate per person per night is as low as possible on these weekends to allow everyone to come and practice. Natural Dharma Fellowship Members also receive a 50% rate reduction to the already discounted rate.  The weekend includes very simple vegetarian meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including access to kitchen staples, teas, and snacks.

Anyone who wishes to commute, please use the NDF Member pricing options to register.  This will cover the cost of meals, offer a container in which to practice and an opportunity for a private practice interview.

Anyone wishing a 20 minute practice interview with the in-resident-teacher can sign up for one during check-in.   Interviews will not be scheduled before arrival on Open Practice Weekends.



3-5pm  Check-in

5:30  Dinner

6:30  Orientation

7:00  Group Meditation


7:00-7:45 Sunrise Meditation

7:45-8:30 Breakfast

9:00-10:00 Guided Practice

10:00-Noon Open Practice

Noon-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30 Working Meditation Period

2:30-6:00 Open Practice

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:00-8:30 Evening Guided Practice & Discussion


7:00-7:45 Sunrise Meditation

7:45-8:30 Breakfast

8:30-10:00  Open Community Time

10:00-noon  Dharma Sunday Meditation & Dharma Talk

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  • Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018 (3 days)


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