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Day-long Retreat with Visiting Teacher Ayyas Santacitta

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

For details about Ayya Santacitta from Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery, click here.

The retreat theme is “Entering the Heart of Practice“.

At the heart of Buddhist practice is the union of wisdom & compassion, cultivated through mindfulness and a skillful response to live. Through developing the qualities of the heart and seeing clearly, we can transform ingrained habits that limit our experience and open hearts and minds to greater freedom. During this daylong we come together as a community to support each other by keeping Noble Silence. There will be a shared vegetarian meal; you are invited to bring……..

Registration Details

Pre-registration is required to secure your space at the retreat. The registration fee is $15 per person due before the start of the event. In addition to the registration fee, at the retreat there will be an opportunity to offer dana (in the form of a financial donation) to support the Visiting Teachers and Sacramento Insight Meditation.

For the fifteen dollar ($15) registration fee, we accept credit cards, checks and cash. No one will be turned away for lack of funds; please contact the registrar for more information. Day-of registration will be on a first-come first-serve basis, contingent on availability of space. If you plan to pay on the day of the retreat, please register now using the “Register” button below. Specify “Offline Payment” since payment on the day of must be by check or exact cash amount.

Summary of Important Dates

  • 06/25/2017 – Registration opens.
  • 07/24/2017 – SIM prefers to receive your registration fee on or before this date.
  • 07/29/2017 – Attend and enjoy the wonderful retreat.

Questions for the Registrar?

Use the form below only if you need to contact the retreat registrar with any questions. Expect a reply within 48 hours. If you are ready to register for the retreat, click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

It “takes a village” to put on a large event for our community. If you would be available to assist in set-up, take-down, tea service, providing flowers or other duties for the event, please mention this in the comments of contact information form shown above.


July 29
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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