• $304.00 – Residential Stay
    plus dana (offered at the end of the retreat) to the teacher and to Heartwood. You can read more about the practice of dana here.

Date & Time Details: Opening Day: check in is between 3-5:30 PM, Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM. Please be on time as orientation will start promptly at 7:30 PM. Closing Day: ends at 12 PM.

Location: Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center

Address: 159 Osceola Rd Hendersonville, NC 28739

Retreat Manager

Cancellation Policy: View Here

Room Assignments: Rooms are double-occupancy. Depending on the number of retreatants, if single rooms are available, we assign them in order of registration to those who registered earliest.

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Being Beloved Community

with Sister Clear Grace

January 17 - 20, 2020

We come together this Martin Luther King Weekend to explore “Being Beloved Community” in action. With Mindfulness Meditation practices we will look deeply at how the one is in the all, and the all is in the one. During this retreat, we will focus on reconciliation, transformation and healing and how to bring quantitative change in our lives by the mindfulness practices of walking, eating and sitting meditation, connecting with our ancestors, deep listening, loving speech and the practice of touching the earth.


Sister Clear Grace
Sister True Moon of Clear Grace received her novice ordination in the Plum Village Vietnamese Zen tradition headed by the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh. She is a member of the Care Taking Council for the Earth Holder Community which is a mindful Earth/Social justice initiative in the Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism. She is also a Core member for the  ARISE Sangha (Awakening through Race, Intersectionality, and Social Equity) a community of mindfulness practitioners and monastics who come together to heal the wounds of racial injustice and social inequity, beginning with looking deeply within ourselves and using the energy…
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