• $205.00 – Residential Stay plus dana (offered at the end of the retreat) to the teacher and to Heartwood.

Date & Time Details: Opening Day: check in is between 2-5pm, with orientation at 5:30pm and supper at 6pm. Closing Day: ends at 11am.

Location: Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center

Address: 159 Osceola Rd Hendersonville, NC 28739

Contact:
Retreat Manager
retreat@heartwoodrefuge.org
828-356-5568

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Kindness-Love-Presence

with Ofosu Jones-Quartey

March 6 - 8, 2020

Ofosu’s unique teaching style helps us bring mindfulness into our daily life in a way that we can take home and practice. He teaches kindness, love, presence and how they support and interact with mindfulness. Knowing how music can reach us in ways that words alone cannot, he also uses his music to punctuate the Dharma he is teaching.
By observing the mind and body and their processes we develop a deeper understanding of truth, right here, right now. Then by seeing how we attempt to construct a coherent world from a series of mental events and assumptions, we come to understand the impermanent nature of existence.

In this retreat Ofosu will guide us through Dharma concepts and practices that will shows us very clearly that we have the tools to take control of our happiness and help create happiness for others.

You can listen to some of Ofosu’s dharma talks on dharmaseed:
https://dharmaseed.org/teacher/480/

Leader

Ofosu Jones-Quartey
Ofosu Jones-Quartey is a meditation teacher and practitioner, whose focus in both teaching and practice stems from the Burmese style of vipassana as taught to him by his teacher Bhante Buddharakkhita, from the lineage of Mahasi Sayadaw. Ofosu’s outlook however, incorporates viewpoints from the Mahdyamaka-Prasangika school of Tibetan/Mahayana Buddhism as well as other spiritual traditions and philosophical backgrounds ie Christianity, Judaism, etc. He has been teaching the Insight Meditation Community of Washington’s (IMCW) Family Meditation Class with his co-teacher Jennifer Jordan since 2008. He has been working with Minds Incorporated in bringing mindfulness practice to schools, working with students directly…
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