A Meditation Center in the Theravada Buddhist Tradition

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January 10 @ 6:30 pm - January 12 @ 3:30 pm

At the still point of the turning world…
Neither from nor towards;
at the still point, there the dance is…
–T.S. Eliot

Registrants are asked commit for all three days to derive maximum benefit.

  • Friday, Jan 10 6:30 – 8:00pm
  • Saturday, Jan 11 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday, Jan 12 9:00am – 3:15pm

This retreat offers the unique opportunity to practice continuous mindfulness in sitting and walking meditation throughout the day. In the silence, we are freed from much of the daily barrage of stimulus that draws our attention outward, allowing us delve deeply inward.

Becoming aware of our experience from a place of stillness and equanimity allows us to see more clearly; and as insight deepens, compassion and wisdom can arise. This retreat is designed for both beginners and experienced practitioners.

There is no fee to participate. The practice of Dana (generosity) lies at the heart of Buddhism, reflecting a deep understanding of interconnection and freedom from craving. In this way, generosity strengthens relationship and reciprocity as the sangha, yogis, and teachers all support one another. We welcome donations at events and through our website.

Brian Lesage has practiced Buddhist meditation since 1988 and has taught meditation since 2000. He has studied in the Zen, Theravada, and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. He was ordained in the Rinzai Zen tradition in 1996. His training in vipassana meditation includes doing extended meditation retreats in Myanmar (Burma), Nepal and India as well as numerous retreats in the US. Brian leads retreats and teaches meditation courses nationwide. He has a private practice in Somatic Experiencing, a naturalistic approach to healing trauma. Learn more at Brian’s website.


January 10 @ 6:30 pm
January 12 @ 3:30 pm
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