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Mindful Eating: A Weekend Mindfulness and Meditation Retreat

Friday, May 03, 2019 - 5:00 pm to Sunday, May 05, 2019 - 1:00 pm

One of our most popular weekend retreats! Mindful Eating is about re-discovering a joyful relationship with food.

Set in the tranquil forested refuge of Great Vow Monastery, this retreat allows us to bring our full attention to the process of eating - to all the tastes, smells, thoughts and feelings that arise during a meal. The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food - and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation and satisfaction with eating. 

During this workshop-style retreat we will learn the practices of mindful eating through guided meditations, lecture and group exercises. We will be eating many of the meals during this retreat in silence in our traditional oryoki-style, instruction will be included! Participants will have the opportunity to join the monastic schedule for early morning silent meditation and a short chore period. 

Please join us for this fun and illuminating retreat!

**$50 of the retreat fee counts towards a nonrefundable deposit. We can transfer the deposit to future retreats, if necessary**

Options to donate to our scholarship fund, which allows those on a low or fixed income to have the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of retreat and Dharma practice, please make a donation if you are able.

Great Vow Zen Monastery
79640 Quincy-Mayger Road (Mail to: P.O. Box 188)
Clatskanie, Oregon 97016
$225 ($200 for ZCO members)