Philippines: "Breathe, Smile, Now" - a 4-Day Retreat
Breathe, Smile, Now :)
4-DAY MINDFULNESS RETREAT
with visiting monks and nuns from Plum Village
at Mariapolis Center, Tagaytay
OCTOBER 16-19, 2014
ABOUT THE RETREAT
Warmly inviting you to a refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, "Breathe, Smile, Now" is a 4-day/weekend retreat program to practice mindfulness with the monks and nuns of Plum Village in the tradition of respected teacher, peace advocate and poet, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. The retreat is designed for both beginners and advanced meditation practitioners, to fully enjoy the practice of breathing and integrate it into daily activities. This is the third annual full retreat conducted in the Philippines by visiting Plum Village monks and nuns.
GENERAL RETREAT SCHEDULE
Day 1, October 16, 2014, Thursday
Day 2, October 17, 2014, Friday
Day 3, October 18, 2014, Saturday
Day 4, October 19, 2014, Sunday
HOW DO I REGISTER?
NOTE: Payment of registration fees will be via bank deposit to the retreat organizer. The bank account details will be made available in an email message after a confirmed registration.
GENTLE ATTENTION FOR CORE SANGHA MEMBERS: We need to make initial reservations for the venue so we request your early registrations by August 15, 2014.
WHO WILL LEAD THE RETREAT?
The retreat will be conducted by a delegation of 4 monastics from Plum Village Hong Kong – Asian Institute of Applied Buddhism, led by Bhikkhu Thich Chan Phap Kham. Bhikku (Buddhist monk) Thich Chan Phap Kham has been a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh since 1987. He was ordained a novice monk in 1998, a fully ordained monk in 2000 and a Dharma teacher in 2004. A native of Vietnam, he immigrated to the United States in 1979, studied, and worked as an electronics engineer from 1983-1997. From 1998 to 2004, he practiced at Plum Village’s monasteries in France and in the United States. Since 2005, as member of a team of Plum Village’s Dharma teachers practicing in Asia, he has led retreats and helped establish community of practices in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia. He currently serves as Director of Asian Institute of Applied Buddhism in Hong Kong, a center for Applied Buddhism Studies and Practices in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village. To know more about Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village, please visit http://plumvillage.org/ and for Plum Village Asia,http://plumvillageasia.org
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Hope to see you at the retreat!
Location : Mariapolis Center, Tagaytay City, Philippines
Contact : Dave Albao +63-916-4240488