“What makes you not a Buddhist” retreat, BC: 11.4-6.11

British Columbia Buddhism in Canada Events Practice! Retreats Vajrayana

Join us for a weekend meditation retreat on the forested shores of Daisy Lake at Sea to Sky Retreat Centre. This event is designed to provide guidance and support to develop familiarity with our mind’s processes. There will be group instruction, group discussions, and guided instruction of sitting and walking meditation. The retreat will be led by Bruce Ashton, a practice instructor of Siddhartha’s Intent and senior student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. In this retreat Bruce will discuss “What Makes You Not a Buddhist” a title of a book written by Rinpoche.

The charge for this program including accommodation and meals is $150. If you are interested in attending, please see the registration details below. To see the full list of SSRC programs currently scheduled for 2011, visit the SSRC Schedule web page:http://www.siddharthasintent.org/centres/retreat-centres/ssrc/index.html

“Most of the time we are not in control of ourselves. Our mind is always distracted with something – our enemies, our lovers, our friends, hope and fear, attachment, aggression – there is always something. The world controls our minds; we have little control over it.

Even though the real essence of mind is not rigid, our mind has become rigid because of our basic insecurity. But we can train our mind. We can make this rigid mind flexible, workable…”

–Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche


1. If you would like to register or obtain additional information on the What Makes You Not A Buddhist retreat, please send an email to Retreat Managerssrc@siddharthasintent.org
2. After contacting us by email, to register for this retreat, please mail a cheque for $150 Canadian or US Dollars made payable to SIDDHARTHA’S INTENT to Sea To Sky Retreat Centre, Eastside Daisy Lake, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B1, Canada. Please make sure to write on the memo of the cheque “ Retreat Nov 4-6, 2011”.
3. The program begins with arrivals on afternoon of Friday Nov 4th (around 2-4 PM) and concludes with after lunch departures on Sunday Nov 6th.

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