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Serenity and Insight -Day Retreat with Vince Cullen
January 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
‘Serenity and Insight – a Journey without Destination” is a day-long retreat exploring some Buddhist principles and practices for being present in everyday life.
This retreat will be a day of talks, sitting practice and (weather permitting) walking practice devoted to cultivating ‘serenity and insight’ even in the midst of the difficult. We will practice some silent meditation; and some ‘Heart’ practices.
Information about coming on retreat at Sunyata can be found here.
Further details about the day can be seen here.
To reserve a place please email: [email protected]
Vince Cullen is an ex-alcoholic who has been associated with the Wat Thamkrabok monastery in Thailand and Buddhist-oriented drug and alcohol recovery since 1998. Vince has facilitated Fifth Precept Sangha meditation-for-recovery Sit-and-Share meetings in England, Scotland, Ireland, India, Nepal and Thailand as part of his ongoing teaching of Hungry Ghost Retreats. He is a charter member of the Buddhist Recovery Network. In 2012, Vince completed the Committed Dhamma Practitioners Programme (CDPP) run by Gaia House in Devon, England. In 2013, Vince was appointed as the Buddhist Prison Chaplain at HMP Coldingley (men) and HMP Send (women) through the auspices of Angulimala, the UK Buddhist Prison Chaplaincy. Since moving to Ireland, Vince remains a member of Angulimala but no longer visits UK prisons.
Start and End Times:
Please arrive for registration at 9:30am. The retreat will finish at 5pm.
Cost of Retreat:
Like all events at Sunyata, this retreat is offered on a donation (dana) basis. We are asked sometimes for guidance regarding donations towards the centre and we calculate that €45 per person per day meets the ‘break even’ cost for running all of our retreats throughout the year. If one wishes to give more than the guided amount, then that would be very welcome. All donations are anonymous.