A Metta (Loving-Kindness) Retreat

  • Southern Dharma Southern Dharma
  • north carolina, united states
  • Sep 11 - 16, 2018 (6 days)
  • Dormitory for Women - $425.00 Double Room - $450.00 One-Person Cabin - $500.00 Tent Platform - $425.00

About us


Metta, or Lovingkindness, is the natural state of friendliness in the human heart when it is not startled, or angry or confused.  Through the practice of metta, we strengthen our capacity for self-acceptance, decreasing reactivity, steadying the mind, and feeling connected with others.

In this Silent Retreat, we will explore the formal practice of metta, using phrases of well-wishing for ourselves, those near and dear, as well as for the world.  Additional supports in cultivating metta include the practice of radiating a spacious heartful awareness & calling in internal images of those for whom we wish well.  

In addition, we will include metta’s companion heart qualities, which are compassion, joy & equanimity.  Simple qi gong practice will be offered to support the somatic experience of all of these awakened qualities of heart.

Each day will include periods of sitting and walking meditation, Dharma talks, guided meditations and optional qi gong practice.  During the retreat, the teacher will offer small group & individual check in’s to support your practice.

This retreat is recommended for both new & experienced meditators.


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A Metta (Loving-Kindness) Retreat

at Southern Dharma

  • Sep 11, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018 (6 days)


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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

To give my ego a break from all these construction projects. Layth

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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