2020 Annual Meditation Retreat

Event Details

Homestay Meditation Retreat
with Bhante Yogavacara Rahula

Saturday 19 th September 2020 8 am to 5:30 pm via Zoom

“When you cannot go outside, go inside.” Let us skillfully use this challenging
time for inner growth. Our annual meditation retreat has now been transformed
into one-day online retreat. Bhante Yogavacara Rahula from Lion of Wisdom
Meditation Center, Gaithersburg, MD will guide us for a fruitful practice. This
online retreat is open to practitioners of all levels. It will include basic instructions,
Dhamma talks, guided meditation in sitting, standing and walking and simple yoga
Please prepare a quiet room with a cushion or chair and a yoga mat (optional) and
be ready to spend a day of mindfulness and spiritual joy.
Please sign up for the retreat in the following link. We have decided to limit the
number of participants in order to make the retreat more focused and engaged.

Volunteer / Donate

Once you signed up, we will send you the zoom link to join.
Program Schedule
08.00 a.m. – 08.30 a.m. Observance of the Eight Precepts and Buddha Vandana
08.30 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. Introductory Dhamma Talk, Basic Instructions and

Guided Meditation (Bhante Y. Rahula)

10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. Reading a Sutta and Discussion (Resident monks, PBC)
11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Buddha Puja: Offerings to the Buddha
11.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Dana / Lunch: Mindful Eating (off line)

12.00 p.m. – 12.30 p.m. Break (off line)
12.30 p.m. – 01.15 p.m. Walking Meditation (Resident monks, PBC)
01.15 p.m. – 02.00 p.m. Sitting Meditation (Resident monks, PBC)
02.00 p.m. – 02.45 p.m. Q & A (Resident monks, PBC)
02.45 p.m. – 03.00 p.m. Tea Break (off line)
03.00 p.m. – 03.45 p.m. Dhamma Talk and Discussion (Bhante Y. Rahula)
03.45 p.m. – 04.30 p.m. Yoga Movements (Bhante Y. Rahula)
04.30 p.m. – 05.15 p.m. Guided Meditation (Bhante Y. Rahula)
05.15 p.m. – 05.30 p.m. Dedication of Merits and Conclusion
With Metta,
Pittsburgh Buddhist Center

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