White Heron Sangha

The Good Heart: An Afternoon Mini-Retreat with Mujin Sunim

  • 22 Dec 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • White Heron Sangha Meditation Center, 6615 Bay Laurel Pl, Avila Beach


White Heron Sangha is pleased to host this afternoon mini-retreat with Korean Zen teacher Mujin Sunim.

This afternoon retreat will be a time of thinking together about what a good heart is and how to create one. Please come full of energy, ready to work and go home enriched with ideas to consider and potentially incorporate into your life.

The afternoon will include dharma talks, sitting meditation, walking meditation, and dyad/group discussions.  There will be time for questions and answers, and the retreat is appropriate for all levels of practice.

Mujin Sunim was ordained under Ven. Ananda Maitreya Maha Nayaka Thero in 1976. In 1986 she took Bhikkuni precepts in Korea under Ven. In-hong Sunim. She founded Lotus Lantern International Buddhist Centre in 1987 in Seoul and Popkye-sa in Switzerland in 2005. Her main interest is training and living Buddhism in the modern world. She studied psychology and pedagogy with Professor Jean Piaget at the University of Geneva in Switzerland, where she currently makes her home.

This retreat is offered freely. Dana to the center and the teacher are appreciated. If you think you will be attending, please email Susan Quinones at susanqrn@gmail.com so we have an idea of how many will attend.

When:
Sunday, December 22, 2019, 2:00PM - 5:00PM

Where: Our meditation center is in Avila Village, behind the Woodstone Marketplace, near the Bob Jones Trail: 
White Heron Sangha Meditation Center, 6615 Bay Laurel Pl, Avila Beach, CA 93424 (map and pictures). Parking is alongside the buildings with overflow parking behind Blue Heron Realty. Do not park in front of Woodstone Marketplace! See the arrows for parking in the bottom photo. Our building is circled.

Cost:
This retreat is offered freely. Dana (donations) to the center and the teacher are appreciated. If you think you will be attending, please email Susan Quinones at susanqrn@gmail.com so we have an idea of how many will attend.

Bring a cup or mug, if possible, in order to reduce waste. Tea will be provided. Chairs and meditation cushions will be available. You might want to bring a shawl and extra cushions, if you use them. No dogs are allowed in the building except for service dogs. For questions, contact Susan Quinones, susanqrn@gmail.com

White Heron Sangha asks that all retreatants refrain from applying colognes, hairsprays or strongly scented deodorants before coming to the retreat. In addition, we will avoid air fresheners and scented or allergenic flowers in our facility. The use of such products may trigger allergic reactions and create health problems.

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