Invitation to IRC Mini-Retreats Invitation to IRC Mini-Retreats Posted May 20, 2020 The retreat will be offered through “Insight Retreat Center” Youtube Channel found here On Wednesday mornings, starting May 27, IRC is hosting live streamed, online mini-retreats providing a small taste of being on retreat at IRC. An IRC retreat teacher will lead each mini-retreat with guided meditation and a Dharmette (a fifteen-minute Dharma talk). These Dharmette’s will focus on topics of personal meditation practice that are relevant practice both on retreat and at home. The schedule for the mini-retreat is 9:50 a.m. Welcome and Orientation with an IRC Resident Volunteer 10:00 a.m. Guided Meditation 10:30 a.m. Walking Meditation 10:50 a.m. Lightly guided meditation 11:30 am. Dharma talk with some reference to retreat practice 11:45 a.m. Q and A 12:00 p.m. End The retreat will begin with a ten-minute live stream Welcome and Orientation offered by one of IRC’s resident volunteers. They will introduce you to a part of our retreat center. Over time, participants will have a chance to see our meditation hall, walking hall, dining room, kitchen, yogi rooms, outdoor walking areas, garden, forest, and a bit of the life of the resident volunteers. Gil Fronsdal will teach the inaugural May 27 min-retreat.