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  • Autumn Adams

    Autumn Adams
    Toni Acevedo

    Toni Acevedo
    Autumn Adams +1
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    Tipi Village Retreat – Marcola Oregon Marcola Oregon
    Jul 17 - 19, 2020 (3 days) See 2 more dates
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      5 Yoga Sessions, 2 Meditation Sessions
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      22 People per group
    • meals
      3 Meals provided each day. Vegan, vegetarian, pescetarian, includes-meat, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free options available
  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
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    After the rush of the holiday season, take some time for yourself. Relax. Spend time with your journal, a book, a view.   Refresh. Healthy meals, serene vistas, peaceful sleep.   Recharge. Yoga postures, meditation, quiet walks.   Recenter. Find your rhythm, follow your intuition, believe in yourself.   Find yourself. Look anew, ask questions, find answers.   Reconnect to…
  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
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    Carve out some time and spend it with a special friend. . . The connections we make with our closest friends give our lives profound meaning. Take time to tell stories. Take time to listen. Strengthen your bonds. Celebrate your friendship. Treasure your time together. Nurture your connections.
  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
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    This page allows registration for prospective Cities of Light program participants to stay on a trial basis
  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
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      This page should only be used for internal Ananda events where specific arrangements have been made for Ananda Laurelwood to provide rooms, either at a deep discount or for no charge.  The event organizer will provide you with the appropriate discount/promotion code to use when registering.
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  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
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  • Cairns Farm – Newberg Oregon Newberg Oregon
    Mar 5 - 8, 2020 (4 days)
    Beth Woolsey is proud to announce her newest retreat theme: {re}Treat Yourself. The truth is, we all need a chance to rest. A chance for respite. A chance for renewal and time dedicated to self-care and fun. {re}Treat Yourself! As in, treat yourself… then treat yourself again… that’s why these retreats exist. “Re” = “again?” ReTreat. “Re” = “regarding?” RE:Treat. And, of…
  • Dr. Stephanie Mines

    Dr. Stephanie Mines
    Dana Lynne Andersen, MA

    Dana Lynne Andersen, MA
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    The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
    Ongoing
    Use this page to register and pay for the lodging and meals at Ananda Center at Laurelwood during EVOLVE: A CLIMATE CHANGE & CONSCIOUSNESS Pre-Conference Event This six day immersion has two components. Participants are invited to register for all or either of the moving parts. You should register for the course and pay the tuition directly with The Tara Approach, using these links: Tuition…
  • Jogen Salzberg, Sensei

    Jogen Salzberg, Sensei
    Kim Hoben Hansen

    Kim Hoben Hansen
    Jogen Salzberg, Sensei +1
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Mar 13 - 22, 2020 (10 days)
    The voice of rain and birds blessing the silence, the rustle of clothes, saxophone speaking soulfully, keyboards dancing through space. The myriad beautiful sounds- From where do they arise? Where do they dissolve? In what are they embraced? During this sesshin we take up deep listening as our path including recorded soundscapes, vocal toning and with the chorus of the natural world. Sesshin is a…
  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Laurelwood Oregon Laurelwood Oregon
    Ongoing
    Create your own sanctuary with a retreat at Ananda Laurelwood. With a peaceful, uplifting environment, Ananda Laurelwood makes it easy to rediscover your own center. Enjoy the following during your stay: Complimentary yoga classes Group meditations Three delicious vegetarian meals prepared for you each day Walks on our 225 acres of beautiful campus, forest and meadowlands Shopping for gifts,…
  • Hogen Bays, Roshi

    Hogen Bays, Roshi
    Hogen Bays, Roshi
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Apr 20 - 26, 2020 (7 days)
    There will be daily Dharma talks on the theme as well as opportunity for one-on-one guidance from the retreat leader. Sesshin is a rigorous and, at times, challenging meditation retreat that is not recommended for beginners. We require that you attend one of our silent weekend retreats or a five-seven day silent retreat at another Zen Center before registering for our longer zen retreats. $50…
  • Dana Lynne Andersen, MA

    Dana Lynne Andersen, MA
    Dana Lynne Andersen, MA
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    The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
    Ongoing package (31 days)
    Our ARTIST in RESIDENCE program welcomes professional artists interested in the spiritual, healing or consciousness raising aspects of the arts, or who seek an inward journey of self discovery. Studio time in a beautiful and serene environment (holistic, vegetarian, drug and alcohol free) with options for daily yoga and meditation allow for a tangible experience of inner peace. Enjoy the pastoral…
  • Larry Fuho Trussell

    Larry Fuho Trussell
    Larry Fuho Trussell
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    May 18 - 24, 2020 (7 days)
    This sesshin is a week-long celebration of the living transmission of wisdom and love as we honor the great teachers in our lineage. Sesshin is a rigorous and, at times, challenging meditation retreat that is not recommended for beginners. We require that you attend one of our silent weekend retreats or a five-seven day silent retreat at another Zen Center before registering for our longer zen…
  • Kodo Conover

    Kodo Conover
    Abby Mushin Terris

    Abby Mushin Terris
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Apr 8 - 12, 2020 (5 days)
    I am of the nature to grow old. There is no way to escape growing old. I am of the nature to have ill-health. There is no way to escape having ill-health. I am of the nature to die. There is no way to escape death. As we mature and enter into the last phases of life, our bodies and stamina may not be able to maintain a full sesshin schedule. We may still have the aspiration to dive deeply into a…
  • Amy Kisei Costenbader

    Amy Kisei Costenbader
    Abby Mushin Terris

    Abby Mushin Terris
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Jun 15 - 21, 2020 (7 days) See 1 more date
    Loving Kindness (Metta) practice can help dispel fear and anxiety, that prevents us from experiencing the ease and joy of the present moment. This is not a complacent practice but a call to honest intimacy with ourselves and the world in which we live. Join us for this meditation retreat where we immerse ourselves in the teachings and practices of Loving Kindness, for the benefit of ourselves and…
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  • Danney Soten Lynch

    Danney Soten Lynch
    Amy Kisei Costenbader

    Amy Kisei Costenbader
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Mar 6 - 8, 2020 (3 days) See 1 more date
    The teachings and practices of Zen Buddhism empower us to live our lives wholeheartedly with openness, insight and compassion. During this weekend retreat we follow a silent retreat schedule, which allows us to temporarily put aside outside concerns and go deeply into inner work. The silent retreat schedule includes about seven hours of sitting meditation (with breaks), Buddhist chanting services,…
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  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Laurelwood Oregon Laurelwood Oregon
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    Celebrating the Spirit of Community & Creative Enterprise Our 8th Annual Labor Day Weekend Celebration! This uplifting retreat and family fun weekend is open to all, newcomers (like our First Timers Weekend) and long-time devotees. A great way to experience and enjoy Ananda, see what Laurelwood has to offer and be in the company and satsang of joyful truth seekers. We will be celebrating our…
  • Jan Chozen Bays, Roshi

    Jan Chozen Bays, Roshi
    Jan Chozen Bays, Roshi
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Apr 3 - 5, 2020 (3 days) See 1 more date
    Everyone has an Inner Critic. Sometimes experienced as an inner voice of clear criticism and judgement, directed inside or at others. Sometimes experienced energetically or wordlessly. When out of balance the Inner Critic has the potential to destroy relationships, turn our mind towards anxiety and depression, sap our physical energy and undermine our spiritual practice, creativity and careers.…
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  • Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Mar 29 - 31, 2020 (3 days)
    “The Work is meditation. It’s about getting quiet enough to experience the answers that rise to meet the questions.” --BK This workshop will show how the combination of The Work of Byron Katie and deep Zen meditation is mutually enhancing.  Both practices provide a foundation of awareness to allow us to look deeply at our fixed views and to find the freedom from suffering that is our…
  • Keith Dowman

    Keith Dowman
    Keith Dowman
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Jun 3 - 7, 2020 (5 days)
    The Twenty-One Semdzins are methods of bonding the mind with its unbounded nature. Dzogchen shows us the open, luminous, compassionate and joyous nature of our being, which transcends all the definitions of our mind and is one with the very essence of reality. The practice of that recognition is non-meditation, to relax effortlessly into the essence of our being. The Twenty-One Semdzins are…
  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Laurelwood Oregon Laurelwood Oregon
    Ongoing package (11 days) See 2 more dates
    Use this page to register for the special, deeply discounted lodging and meal package for the Next Wave Convocation at The Center at Ananda Laurelwood. You can register for a 10 day stay beginning any day from June 13th to June 17th. The package price is $200/person for up to 10 days of camping  or $300/person for up to 10 days in a shared dorm room. If you plan to stay for a shorter period, you…
  • Amy Kisei Costenbader

    Amy Kisei Costenbader
    Jogen Salzberg, Sensei

    Jogen Salzberg, Sensei
    Amy Kisei Costenbader +1
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    Great Vow Zen Monastery – Clatskanie Oregon Clatskanie Oregon
    Jul 20 - 27, 2020 (8 days)
    With the depths clear, thoroughly illuminate the source, empty and spirited, vast and bright - Zen Master Hongzhi Zhengjue. During this silent meditation retreat, we will study and practice the profound and poetic serene illumination meditation teachings of Chan master Hongzhi Zhengjue from the text Cultivating The Empty Field. There will be daily Dharma talks on the theme as well as opportunity…
  • The Center at Ananda Laurelwood – Gaston Oregon Gaston Oregon
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  • "You are wonderful.” “I love you.” How often do you tell yourself this? Louis Hay
  • Cairns Farm – Newberg Oregon Newberg Oregon
    Mar 5 - 8, 2020 (4 days)
    Beth Woolsey is proud to announce her newest retreat theme: {re}Treat Yourself. The truth is, we all need a chance to rest. A chance for respite. A chance for renewal and time dedicated to self-care and fun. {re}Treat Yourself! As in, treat yourself… then treat yourself again… that’s why these retreats exist. “Re” = “again?” ReTreat. “Re” = “regarding?” RE:Treat. And, of…
  • Paititi Institute – Corbett Oregon Corbett Oregon
    Apr 10 - 13, 2020 (4 days)
    Ancestral Wisdom to Unlock Your Infinite Potential This retreat explores the theoretical and experiential groundwork of the shamanic transformation and healing process, drawing intercultural bridges between various indigenous cultures of the world. With the support of indigenous Dreamwork perspectives, Jungian transpersonal and Buddhist psychologies, Primordial Breathwork™ and sacred geometry,…
  • Elijah Parker

    Elijah Parker
    Elijah Parker
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    Paititi Institute – Portland Oregon Portland Oregon
    Apr 8, 2020 (1 day)
    Join us for a very special collaboration between OneDoorLand Synergenius Stew+Dios, Paititi Institute, and Heavens Tea School of Sacred Tea Arts, for a journey into the depths of our heart and soul. Both our dreams and tea are gateways to inner growth, healing, and the subtle mysteries of existence. These gifts from nature are here to help us align to the flow of nature and intuit the language of…

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