Sitting with Sadness and Joy: A Meditation Mini Retreat

with Christopher Wenger

May 11th

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    Price:
  • $20 Program Price
  • $40 Patron Price
  • Or offer what you can
Many of us work very hard to get rid of sadness and hold onto joy. In meditation, however, we practice meeting all of our experience without bias or struggle in an atmosphere of gentleness. As we do that, we begin to discover that sadness and joy are intertwined and that, taken together, they constitute a powerful and rich expression of our natural wakefulness. 
 
This three-hour mini-retreat will include a brief reflection on the title theme, a guided meditation instruction, periods of sitting and walking meditation, the contemplative practice of aimless wandering, and a period of group discussion at the end. All are welcome, including those who have no previous experience with meditation.
 
Limited scholarships available for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Email finance@atlantashambhalacenter.org for details.
 
This is an in-person event.  If you have questions, please contact Chris Wenger at [email protected].