Land Care Retreat – May and October

Land Care Retreat

May 25-28, 2018

at Mountains and Waters Farm

This is a weekend of meditation and learning from the natural world. Teaching and practice style are based in Zen Buddhism. All are welcome.

Friday evening: orientation, sharing circle, sitting meditation

Mornings: sitting and walking meditation, Dharma talk and conversation, breakfast and lunch

Afternoons: work guided by requests of the land; sharing circle

Evenings: supper, quiet time or meditation

Deposit: $20/day. Suggested donation: $40/day ($120 total).

Host/guide: Shodo Spring, Zen teacher, founder of Mountains and Waters Alliance.

Limited to 10 participants. Please register by May 17.

Location: about an hour south of Minneapolis, in a beautiful natural setting of meadows, bluffs, and woods, by the Cannon River.

Details: 7 pm Friday through noon Sunday; simple accommodations or primitive tenting; shared community work. 3 meals per day; most diets can be accommodated. Scent-free, smoke-free.

Registration: Priority is given to those who can commit for the whole weekend in residence. Register by contacting shodo.spring@gmail.com, or 507-384-8541. Advance deposit is required.

Please ask: work exchange scholarships, partial attendance, late registration, disability accommodations.

Also:

Fall Land Care Retreat: October 26-28, 2018

Summer internships, 1-6 weeks, please inquire for 2018 or 2019 – This is a chance for spiritual practice in a farm setting. Some times are still open this year. Please ask for details.

Sponsored by Mountains and Waters Alliance. “We ally with forces of nature to protect and restore the wholeness of life, healing the mind of separation.” http://MountainsandWatersAlliance.org.

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