Meditation is a method for acquainting our mind with virtue. The more familiar our mind is with virtue, the calmer and more peaceful it becomes. When our mind is peaceful we are free from worries and mental discomfort, and we experience true happiness.

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The support of Sangha – spiritual friends who inspire us by their example, assist us in our practice, and encourage us to follow correct paths – is central to the Buddhist way of life.

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The founder of Buddhism in this world was Buddha Shakyamuni who lived and taught in India some two and a half thousand years ago. Since then millions of people around the world have followed the pure spiritual path he revealed.

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The Power of Joy and Peace

During this retreat, we will leave behind our normal worries and travel to the beautiful Lost River Retreat Center in Lost City, WV. In this spacious environment, we will relax and rejuvenate ourselves by engaging in special meditations. These meditations will be based on Buddha’s teaching on the six perfections that lead to the state of enlightenment. There will be plenty of time to relax, rest, and socialize on this special weekend. We will be joined by practitioners from all over the mid-Atlantic area. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.

Healing the Past, Creating the Future

A great course for Spring!  We all have our wounds from the past, but one can let them go and focus on creating a positive future.  All are welcome.