Remembering Our Hearts
Discovering Natural Ease, Clarity, and Warmth
What is the essential message of the Buddha and wisdom teachers of the ages? That the very qualities we yearn for and work so hard to develop in ourselves are immediately present as the essence of our being. In other words, the path of awakening doesn’t demand that we change who we are but simply recognize our abiding nature.
In this retreat, Tim Olmsted guides us through the full arc of this journey, from the settling of our minds through meditation, to the fruition of the path as a deep appreciation of our life, the world we live in, and the people meet—even the most difficult ones.
Tim is an internationally renowned meditation teacher and former director of Gampo Abbey, an important Western Buddhist monastery founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in Nova Scotia, Canada.
During this guided retreat, you will:
- Reconnect with the natural ease, clarity, and warmth that you seek
- Enrich—or begin—your meditation practice and experience
- Learn and practice with a respected teacher who has studied with some of the greatest Buddhist teachers of our time.
This deeply enriching weekend—open to everyone new and experienced meditators alike—combines meditation instruction and practice with teachings and discussions. It is for anyone seeking to deepen self-understanding and experience meditation and timeless wisdom in order to live heartfully and mindfully.
Relax and still the mind to engage profoundly with the natural essence of your being.
Experience new depth in meditation through discussion and practice with an internationally respected senior teacher.
Learn to feel at ease with all that comes up in life, including the people and circumstances that feel most challenging.
Things to Know
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Special Interest to
Those in the helping professions.
Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:
Standard single: from $390
Standard double: from $360
Traditional: from $420
Suite: from $700
Fuel knowledge, deliciously.
Exceptional meals are made from scratch to sate your taste buds, while energizing you and your learning.
Find balance and bliss.
Massage and other healing arts harmonize the mind, body and spirit, while integrating your experience.
Explore campus grounds.
Brand new construction celebrates the outdoors with state-of-the-art facilities that honor nature’s beauty.
Start where you are.
Choose your path to a better life, on purpose, with practice, in an immersive setting for limitless learning.
Discover natural inspiration.
A thoughtfully designed campus set in nature’s sanctuary fosters connection with peers and deep personal growth.