The Refuge of Awakening: A seven-day Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

March 15, 2015 - March 22, 2015
Offered by Pendle Hill
Wallingford PA



Mar 15-22, 2015

Mary Grace Orr and Anne Briggs

$945/shared room; $1120/private room; $675/commuter

Note: The fee for this retreat does not include any payment to the teachers. There will be an opportunity to make a donation directly to them at the end of the retreat.

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Mindfulness meditation is a simple technique offered by the Buddha for awakening the mind and heart. This retreat will be a time of silence with periods of sitting and walking practice, opportunities to talk about your own practice, and formal presentations. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators.


Mary Grace Orr is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County (CA) and the founding teacher of Insight Santa Cruz. A beloved teacher at Pendle Hill, Mary Grace has led retreats here since 1997. She currently lives in Hawaii and teaches retreats throughout the United States.

Anne Briggs is a lifelong Quaker who also leads the Insight Meditation Community of Chestertown (MD). She completed the Community Dharma Leader Training at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and has assisted Mary Grace for many years.

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