An Awake and Responsive Heart – The Dharma Approach to Working with Political and Emotional Unease in Chaotic Times
- Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center
- 159 Osceola Rd Hendersonville, NC
- Aug 8, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018 (5 days)
- $356.00 - Price is for accommodations only and doesn't include dana for the teacher or the center.
Single rooms are issued based on availability, and are on a first-come-first-serve basis.
During these challenging and chaotic times, how do we best utilize meditation and mindfulness to prepare for and meet these challenges skillfully? Can practice help us to stay engaged with a compassionate heart while also offering a respite from the nearly daily challenges to our principles, values, and sense of fairness and justice, that we encounter? The dharma offers a wellspring of wisdom and tools that can refresh and renew us. Through meeting our joys and sorrows with awareness and compassion, this retreat will help us step out of our reactive patterns and reset our hearts to continue our journey with loving attentiveness and wise action. We will also identify practical approaches and insights for staying engaged in our communities and beyond.