One minute of sitting, one inch of Buddha
Like lightning all thoughts come and go.
Just once see into your mind-depths:
Nothing else has ever been.
The alchemy of yoga and zen is deep and powerful. Yoga offers incomparable insight into the body-mind connection, while Zen opens up the way to see through the body and mind entirely to reveal our original nature. In this retreat, we explore the conjunction of these two magnificent traditions, in order to become more intimate with the bare fact of being.
Through the power of Zen meditation, we can discover our true heart, inseparable from all things. On the mat, walking the paths of the magnificent grounds, sitting in deep stillness, we enter into deeper currents of awareness, so that the spirit of practice permeates all that we do. The combination of asana and pranayama with the clear, poignant teachings of the Zen tradition – its poems, koans, and lore – illuminates the heart of our life.
For the third year in a row, Tias and Henry share their delightful and joyous spirits from their respective traditions. The result is a truly radiant week of profound practice. Please bring a yoga mat.