What makes me tick? Why do I keep getting caught up in behaviors that create so much suffering? Who am I really? If there is no self, who is suffering?
If you have wondered about these or other questions around how to break the patterns that cause suffering, then consider joining us for the upcoming retreat on Dependent Origination (also known as the Law of Conditionality).
About the Teacher: Carol Blotter has led more than 60 retreats across the United States and has taught over 75 classes in meditation. Her 25+ years practice and study has led to a blending of Insight (Vipassana) Meditation and non-duality teachings. She is the primary teacher of Chelsea Meditation Group in Chelsea, Michigan.
Since 2004, Carol’s primary teacher has been Matthew Flickstein. She has studied under Matt for over 10 years, has been with him at over 60 weeklong retreats, has taken numerous teacher training programs and has co-led retreats with him. Carol initially studied Insight Meditation and Dzogchen with Barbara Brodsky, the founder of Deep Spring Center in Michigan. Carol has also been involved with the Quaker tradition since 1979. She has taught about some of the mystics influencing Quakerism as well as ways to resolve conflict through building unity and deep listening practices.
Mindfulness in Action: A Non-Residential Retreat led by Rev. Robert Brumet
Location: 1600 W Broadway, Columbia, Missouri
If you are confused, concerned or curious about the events in our nation and our world and if you seek a mindful approach to determining what is yours to do in these changing times then this retreat is designed specifically for you. Mindfulness-in-Action is an inter-personal process based on the practice of Insight meditation. This retreat is designed to help you explore your internal response to the changing world around us and to discern that which is yours to do at this time in your life. The exploration is conducted within the structure of a meditation retreat which will include silent sitting and walking meditation, small group connections, and exploration of the themes of Being Comfortable with Uncertainty and Discovering What is Emerging.
This retreat is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced meditators.
Registration fee: $55 – $100. Space is limited to 50 participants. A wait-list will be created, if needed.Partial scholarships are available on a limited basis.
Refund Policy: When requested in writing, we will honor 100% refund prior to July 10. No refunds after that date.
Friday, July 21, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, July 22, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
About the Teacher:
Robert Brumet has practiced Insight Meditation since 1988. He has been leading a local sangha and conducting meditation retreats throughout North America since 1995. In the early 1990s he received vipassana facilitator training from Shinzen Young. In January 2000 he graduated from the Community Dharma Leader training program, sponsored by Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Robert is one of the founding members of Mid-America Dharma. He lives in Kansas City and teaches at Unity Institute and Seminary near Lee’s Summit MO.
Visit Robert’s website and blog at www.robertbrumet.com
Co-sponsored by Show Me Dharma and Unity Center of Columbia