Day of Mindfulness, June 27

Wild Rose Sangha will be holding a day of mindfulness with the practice theme of Transformation and Healing. Opportunities for silent meditation, dharma talk, mindful eating, mindful discussion, listening to bells and chanting. 

Enjoy these deep healing practices with friends. 

Saturday, June 27, 2015 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Rosemont Community Center, 2807 – 10 Street NW

Morning session 9:30 – Noon
Lunch noon-1pm
Afternoon session 1pm- 5:30pm
Dinner 6pm- 7pm
Evening Session 7pm-9pm

All are welcome to attend. Please plan to attend the full day. Partial attendance is ok.

Potluck lunch, please bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share. To reduce the use of disposable dishes, please bring your own cup, plate or bowl and cutlery for eating. Dinner will be provided. 


$20 suggested donation for the day or give what you can afford.

To register please sign up on Facebook or e-mail: retreats@wildrosesangha.ca

Retreat at Mountain Lamp – June 2015

Descent into the Lanka (June 1 – 21) Three-Week Retreat with Eileen Kiera and Jack Duffy, with Red Pine joining us June 15-17. Click here for more information, and click here to download the registration form for all or portions of the retreat. Minimum stay is one week – see registration form.

Mountain Lamp Positions Available

Hello dear friends,

Spring is upon us here at Mountain Lamp.  This morning, there were so many new birds singing.  At night the owls are thrumming for mates, and in the early morning, the woodpeckers are finding loud surfaces (like the metal roofs here) to make their presence known through the whole valley.  We just ordered our garden seeds.  On March 7th, we will have a work day for pruning the orchard and a bonfire with s’mores.  We hope you can join us.

Warmly, Eileen

Mountain Lamp is looking to fill some positions.  Click here for more information.

Quotes from Thay and News about Thay.

Plum Village has released an update on Thay’s Health which you can read here.

Each New Year Thay offers us a compact “parallel verse,” to guide our practice in the year to come. For this New Year of the Goat the Plum Village elders have chosen an excerpt of a poem written by Thay, which hangs at the altar of the Still Water Meditation Hall in Upper Hamlet:

Look deeply to understand clearly
Listen deeply to truly love

These phrases have been written in calligraphy and prepared in “diamonds” that can be printed and posted around your home or workplace, as gentle reminders to practice. (You may download the print-friendly pdf here >>>)

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