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Residential Weeklong Retreat – Intimacy with Life ~ Reisterstown, MD

April 27 - May 4

Pearlstone Retreat Center

Vipassana, or Buddhist Meditation, is a way of opening to life and seeing clearly the totality of one’s being and experience. The practice is based on cultivating a present-centered mindfulness, leading to an unfolding of our natural wisdom and compassion. The focus of this weeklong retreat is to enhance intimacy with ourselves and the world. In order to help participants discover a sense of stillness and deep listening, silence will be maintained throughout the retreat except during question/answer periods and interviews with the teachers. In addition to sitting and walking meditation practice, there will be sessions of mindful movement each day.

Teachers: Tara Brach, Jonathan Foust, Pat Coffey, La Sarmiento

Check-in begins @ 4 p.m. on Friday; retreat ends at 12 noon the following Friday with lunch served at 12:30 p.m.

Please find more registration and retreat information in our Resource section/Residential Retreat Information.

Please note: If you are in the midst of a life trauma, emotional upheaval or instability that might require individual support beyond our scheduled meetings with teachers, the retreat format may not be a good match at this time. Should you have any questions about this, please contact the retreat manager listed.

Retreat Managers: La Sarmiento, Janet Merrick

This retreat opened for registration on January 7, 2018. Lottery draw on January 27.

Registration link is here.

See more information at the event website.


Pearlstone Retreat Center
5425 Mount Giliad Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136