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Ecstatic Union: The Way of Poet Saints and Mystics

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019

Meditation retreat led by Lawrence Edwards, PhD at the Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY.

Every spiritual tradition has its poet saints and mystics who express the ecstatic, love-drenched state of unity consciousness in language and  that propels the mind back to its source, pure Being.  Dissolve the mind and its endless stream of chatter in the ocean of ecstatic Being through the inspired poetry of the great mystics of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism.  Through guided meditations, contemplations and chants we’ll dive into the boundless One that is the source of the many sublime expressions of unity consciousness we find in the writings of sages and bodhisattvas.  Infinite love and unbridled joy suffuse the experience of union with the Infinite. This weekend retreat will be a celebration of the living presence of the Divine within everyone, right here, right now.  We’ll use the power of mantra and meditation, as well as the inspired words of great masters, to leave the ordinary mind behind and rest in the immeasurable joy, love, compassion and equanimity of your true nature!  You are invited to bring your own favorite spiritual poem to share. Give yourself this weekend retreat to joyfully deepen your meditation practice and immersion in the Divine.

The retreat runs from Friday at 7pm until Sunday at noon.

The program fee is $230.  Garrison Institute adds their room and board fees on top of that at registration. They offer commuter, dorm, double and single accommodations.  Please click below for more information.

Registration is limited to facilitate learning.  Please register early.

For registration and additional information click here.


October 11, 2019
October 13, 2019
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Garrison Institute
Route 9D at Glenclyffe
Garrison, NY 10524 United States
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