Invitation to IRC Mini-Retreats Invitation to IRC Mini-Retreats 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.