September Newsletter

Opportunities for regular practice 

Sitting meditation

We hope you enjoyed a restful and joyful summer! Our practice group will begin meeting again at Yoga Within on September 9th. This season we will be meeting twice a month. The dates have been adjusted to accommodate the long weekends. You may want to note the dates and mark your calendars.
Our practice time starts at 5:00 pm. Our bell masters lead a guided sit with time for dharma discussion as well as walking meditation or deep rest. New people are always welcome, our way of practicing is gentle and friendly.
September 9
September 23
October 14
October 28
November 18
November 25
December 9
December 16

Upcoming Retreat Opportunity Hosted by Happy Hearts

Living in Joy – An Inner Wellspring with Jeanne Corrigal, November 2nd-4th, 2018  – Crestwood Community League, Edmonton, AB

This silent retreat will explore these mutually supportive states, and the importance of joy on the path of liberation.  Dharma talks, small group practise talks, instruction in sitting and walking, and gentle reflection practices will be offered.

Registration: $50 which includes lunch provided on Saturday.  Reduced registration or full scholarships available for those who feel they may be in need.  Limited spots are available.  An opportunity to practice dana to support Jeanne in her teachings will also be available.  To register, complete the Google form found at the following link: Jeanne Corrigal Registration

Other

Nights of Grief and Mystery with Stephen Jenkinson and the Gregory Hawskins Band, October 10, 2018 – Metro Cinema, Edmonton, AB
Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there…that’s what’s in store.

Awakening the Heart’s Potential with Heather Martin, October 12th – 14th, 2018 Wildwood Community Centre, Calgary, AB
A non-residential retreat hosted by Insight Meditation Society Calgary. For more information and to register, follow this link: Heather Martin Registration

Cultivating Mindfulness of Aging, Illness, Death, and Awakening with Bob Stahl, October 26-28th, 2018
Queen’s House of Retreats, Saskatoon, SK
A residential/non-residential retreat with Bob Stahl at Queen’s House of Retreats. For more information, please visit the Saskatoon Insight Meditation Community for more information.

Inspiration

“Our own life has to be our message.”
-Thich Nhat Hahn-

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