Mu Soeng is Program Director and Resident Scholar at BCBS. He trained in the (Korean) Zen tradition and was a monk for eleven years. He is the author of Thousand Peaks: Korean Zen (Tradition and Teachers); The Diamond Sutra: Transforming the Way We Perceive the World; Trust in Mind: The Rebellion of Chinese Zen; and The Heart of the Universe: Exploring the Heart Sutra.
Writing from Mindfulness
with Cheryl Wilfong
Saturday, December 30, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cheryl Wilfong leads a day of guided meditation, walking, and writing so you can find the wisdom of your deepest voice. Enjoy a quiet day of retreat and writing down the mind. Directions are simple: Sit. Breathe. Write.
Cheryl Wilfong completed the Community Dharma Leader training program at Spirit Rock in 2008 and the Integrated Study and Practice Program at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in 2009. She has been studying with Matt Flickstein since 2008 and Shinzen Young since 2009.
Cheryl attended her first 10-day retreat at Insight Meditation Society in 1977. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England, with a concentration in Mindfulness and completed an internship with Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program.
Cheryl is a devoted gardener and the author of The Meditative Gardener: Cultivating Mindfulness of Body, Feelings, and Mind, winner of 8 book awards. She is also the author of Following the Nez Perce Trail: a Guide to the Nee-Me-Poo National Historic Trail with Eye-Witness Accounts, 2nd edition.
Cushions, chairs, and tea are provided. There is a short break for lunch. Each person should bring her own lunch and a water bottle/container. Tea is provided. There is a $20 registration fee for the day to cover expenses to Vermont Insight. Click the button below to register with your PayPal account or with a credit card. For more registration options, please click the retreat information button at the top of this page. In this tradition, a Dana or generosity offering is made to the teacher at the end of the retreat out of gratitude for the teachings.