New Year's Insight Meditation Retreat (LOTTERY)

  • Spirit Rock Spirit Rock
  • 5000 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Box 169, Woodacre, CA 94973, United States
  • Dec 27, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019 (10 days)
  • sliding scale, speak to venue for details

About us

Date: Thursday, December 27, 3:00pm – Sunday, January 6, 11:30am

Cost: Sliding Scale $3065 – $1395, plus a donation to the teacher(s) and retreat staff. Code 224R18.

Will open for lottery registration on 7/25/2018; see lottery details below.

Retreat Description:

This is a traditional Insight Meditation (Vipassana) retreat with sitting and walking in silence, and regular meetings with teachers. Each day there will be systematic meditation instructions, dharma talks and gentle yoga. We will mark the turning of the year with a late evening sitting and simple ceremony on New Year’s Eve. In celebration of the New Year, our focus will be on cultivating loving awareness and embracing each moment as fresh and new. All are welcome!

Spirit Rock extends a special invitation to young adults (age 18-26) who wish to attend this retreat at a rate of $35 per night, on a first come, first serve basis. A limited number of special rates are available.

Lottery Details:

The lottery will open at approximately 9:00am PT. Please be patient as this is a manual process. You DO NOT need to register right at 9:00am as lottery registrations will be available for approximately 30 days from the opening date. No preference is given to when you apply within this one-month period even if you need scholarship funding.

All applicants must apply online. In an effort to save our planet’s trees, we will not be providing a link for a downloadable form. Please call us if you do not have access to a computer. No retreat fees will be collected at this time, it is purely registration for the lottery portion of the process.

After the lottery closes, applicants will be notified by email of their status no later than two weeks after the lottery closes; please refrain from calling before this deadline. If you are selected in the lottery, you will be sent an email with a special link to register and pay your retreat fees online. If you end up on a waiting list, you will be notified of your position on the list. ~Thank you for your practice of patience!

Source: calendar.spiritrock.org

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