The Wise and Loving Heart: Meditation for Freedom and Compassion
Jack Kornfield, PhD, holds a doctorate in clinical psychology; has trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma; and is a founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre,…
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For all levels.
In the words of the Buddha, “The capacity to live with dignity and compassion is your birthright.” Come deepen your experience of well-being, compassion, and freedom in this very special meditation retreat with Jack Kornfield, author of the national best-seller A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life, and one of the most well-known teachers of Buddhism in the West.
Join a group of fellow seekers for a deep retreat experience in which you help create a community of practice and share meditation, nourishing teachings, and heartfelt conversation. These practices can transform your life. In Jack’s words, “It is possible to be free and loving no matter what your circumstances.”
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $575 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $875 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More