Rebel Saints Meditation Society Seattle present: Noah Levine and Vinny Ferraro of Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society for a 5 Day Pacific Northwest Retreat. May 13th through 18th, 2018. This is a rare opportunity to sit retreat with these world-renowned teachers at the rugged and beautiful Fort Worden, Washington. Ft. Worden is located on the Olympic Peninsula, two hours from the Seattle Ferry Terminal. This will be a chance to experience the extended periods of meditation so vital to our practice. This retreat will be held in noble silence. There will be periods of sitting and walking meditation, with instructions and daily dharma talks. Silent retreat offers the opportunity to move fully into our experience and know the poignancy of the human condition and the capacity of the heart. This form of practice supports our deepest intention to be free.
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DATE AND TIME DETAILS
DATE & TIME DETAILS: Check-in is from 3:00-5:00 on the first day of the retreat. The retreat will close on or before noon on the last day of the retreat.
This is a residential retreat. All retreat participants will be living on the retreat grounds for the length of the retreat. We ask that all participants arrive on time and expect to stay the length of the retreat.
NOBLE SILENCE: This meditation retreat will be held in Noble Silence. Your teachers will discuss the practice of Noble Silence. To support the development of a collected and settled mind, most retreats and meals are held without ordinary social conversation. Even while in Noble Silence, teachers will offer instruction and teachings as well as practice discussions or group dialogue.
LODGING: Retreat Managers will assign lodging according to your category of reservation. For shared facilities this will be on a first come first served basis.
DANA: The cost of your retreat includes all meals, all sales and lodging taxes, as well as a $100 stipend for the teachers. There will be an opportunity to offer additional Dana to the teachers and the retreat managers.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Late cancellations are costly and mean others cannot attend the retreat.
Please let us know immediately if you decide you no longer wish to attend.
Please review our cancellation and refund schedule:
- Cancellation up to 91 days before the retreat: 100% Refund minus $100.00 cancellation fee.
- Cancellation 90 days prior to retreat:No refunds will be issued.
- Cancellations in the 90 days prior the retreat: Your nonrefundable deposit or balance may be donated to this retreats scholarship fund or transferred to someone not yet registered for this retreat
Thank you for your understanding.
If this retreat is full, we highly encourage you to sign up for the wait list as more often than not we end up offering a spot due to cancellations. No deposit is required to be placed on a waiting list. If an opening occurs, you will be notified with specific parameters on how and when to confirm your attendance. Your reservation is not guaranteed until the registration form is completed and deposit paid.
EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION
Participants are asked to “unplug” while on retreat at Fort Worden. However, if there is an emergency and you need to be contacted, your family and friends may either:
HOW TO GET TO FORT WORDEN
Fort Worden is located in Port Townsend, Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula...It’s an easy two hour trip from Seattle and three hours from Vancouver, B.C. with several WA State Ferry options...
If you’re coming from the north, come through La Conner or Whidbey Island. From the south, take the scenic Highway 101 route from Olympia or Tacoma. From Seattle take the ferry to Bainbridge Island and drive through the coastal towns of Poulsbo and Port Gamble.
Jefferson County International Airport
Airport Cutoff Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Located less than two miles from downtown Port Townsend, Fort Worden is easily accessible for both locals and visitors.