Special Saturday Afternoon Silent Meditation Retreat
Saturday Afternoon Silent Meditation Retreat - January 26, 2019 - 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Wat Buddhametta: Tucson Buddhist Meditation Center
This silent retreat will start at 1:00 pm. If you have never attended a retreat before we strongly recommend you come 15-20 minutes before the retreat for a short orientation.
The retreat is free of charge.
Monetary as well as donations-in-kind are gratefully accepted although they are by no means required. If you would like to donate an item, you may ask what is currently needed. For a monetary donation by check, please make it payable to: “Wat Buddhametta” or “Tucson Buddhist Meditation Center.”
1:00pm. - Opening Sitting with 3 Bells & 3 Bows in Respect and Gratitude to the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha followed by a brief welcome message from Ajahn Sarayut Arnanta
1:30 PM Walking Meditation
2:00 PM Sitting
2:30 PM Walking
3:00 PM Sitting
3:30 PM Sitting
4:00 PM Tea Break (With 2 bells)
4:30 PM Sitting
5:00 PM Walking
5:30 PM Sitting
6:00 PM Walking
6:30 PM Sitting
7:00 PM Walking
7:30 PM Sitting
8:00 PM Closing Bell 3 Times & 3 Bows to the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha.
*No smoking allowed during the retreat.
*Please dress modestly during meditation practice.
*Please read the Monastery Etiquette Handout if you have not done so before.
*3 bells at beginning and ending of the retreat.
*There is 1 bell at the beginning and ending of each session during the retreat.
*There are 2 bells for the Tea Break/ Snack Break (at 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm.)
*Turn off cell phone or turn on plane mode.
Thank you for your cooperation and may peace be with you.
Ajahn Sarayut Arnanta
Abbot, Wat Buddhametta