Online Retreats

General Information

› Audience: Accessible to any serious dhamma practitioner (daily meditator)

› Experience: Module 1 completed or minimum 1-year experience with TWIM or similar practice required (preferably with 10-day retreat experience)

› Type: daily dhamma talks (Youtube), reading reflections

› Teacher Interaction: 15 min Daily Interviews and 3 group meditations followed by a one-hour group QA

› Recommended Minimum Time: 2 hours daily formal meditation, plus approx. 2 hours for dhamma talks, reading and interviews/QA.
› Availability and Schedule:  every month, 10 participants. Teacher interaction times alternating Europe/Asia time zone friendly (April and June) and North America time zone friendly (May)

Registration: See below. Following initial registration, link to retreat form will be sent. Completing and returning form will complete registration process. 

Cost: Free

Dates & Teachers

2021

 

September 21 – 30: 10 Day retreat with Syl as main teacher (Daily interviews and Q&A). Timezone friendly: Europe & America. 


October 26th – November 4th: 10 Day retreat with Syl (Interviews) and Delson (Q&A). Timezone friendly: Europe & America. Register here.


November 23rd – December 2nd: 10 Day retreat with Delson Armstrong. Timezone friendly: Europe & America.          Register here.

2022

N/A

What you will learn

Meditation

♦ Develop all Jhanas through the [4] Brahmaviharas – Metta, Karuna, Mudita, Uppekha -.

 

♦ Understand the 4 steps of effective application (Right effort – 6R’s).

 

♦ Learn to balance the 7 factors of awakening during the highest stages of meditation.

 

♦ Experience Release & Nibbana in the here and now.

Noble Eightfold Path

♦ Understand the essential role of Virtue and Generosity on the path to happiness.

 

♦ Develop Right View as taught in the earliest Suttas.

 

♦ Learn how to practice the eightfold path as a whole in daily life.

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Daily Schedule and General Information

A week before the retreat

You will receive a welcome letter and instructions to book interviews. Please make sure your interview time slots are booked.

 

As you will see below, schedule has been simplified. We will be available for any doubts before and during the retreat

What happens each day?

Day 0  (Monday – any time)

› Please read the introduction pdf and watch the full Intro video

 Download the Guide to TWIM in pdf here and read it if you are new to TWIM

 You can also review all the morning precept pdf here for Day 1 – 10; you can also watch them here.

 You can also find the supporting documents here.

Day 1-9 

› Take morning precepts

› Watch the Dhamma talk videos (click here for the playlist)

› Follow the recommended schedule if time permits or meditate at your own pace.

› Interviews as Scheduled

Recommended sitting time

(not mandatory)

› 5:30 am            Wake up

› 6:00 am           Morning Meditation and Taking 8 Precepts

› 7:30 am            Breakfast

› 8:30 am           Meditation

› 11:00 am          Lunch

› 12:00 pm          Rest/Walking Meditation

› 1:00 pm            Meditation

› 7:00 pm            Dhamma Talk & Reading reflections

› 8:30 pm            Meditation

› 10:00 pm          Rest or personal practice.

Detailed Daily Schedule

Daily 15 minute 1-1 Interview with Teacher (except on the three days with guided meditation and QA)
Timing will be alternating per month for Europe and North America time friendly as per table below.
 
 
 
Online Schedule
All times are Cambodia time

North America Time Friendly –

October & November
Europe Time Friendly
CET Timezone
Day 0Tuesdayno online session  
Day 1WednesdayGroup Meditation and
QA
09:3010:4515:3018:45
Day 2ThursdayIndividual 15 min
Interviews
09:3011:3015:3018:00
Day 3FridayIndividual 15 min
Interviews
09:3011:3015:3018:00
Day 4SaturdayGroup Meditation and
QA
09:3010:4515:3018:45
Day 5SundayIndividual 15 min
Interviews
09:3011:3015:3018:00
Day 6MondayIndividual 15 min
Interviews
09:3011:3015:3018:00
Day 7TuesdayIndividual 15 min
Interviews
09:3011:3015:3018:00
Day 8WednesdayIndividual 15 min
Interviews
09:3011:3015:3018:00
Day 9ThursdayGroup Meditation and
QA
09:3010:4515:3018:45

Contact us any time if you have any doubts, medical needs or inquiries.

About Delson and
Free Dhamma

“The Dhamma is for free. At all times. For everybody”

Delson dedicates his life to the Dhamma. He is either teaching retreats online or physically or sharing his profound understanding of the path somewhere on the globe. Delson lives by the Dhamma; he does not ask for money. But of course, some things need to be provided for him to live: Food, shelter, clothing. Same as monks.

 

Please help us support him and take this incomparable opportunity to practice an exceptional kind of generosity and goodness. We are deeply and forever grateful to your magnanimous hearts. Sādhu Sādhu Sādhu.

 

You can send dana directly via Paypal to delson@suttavada.foundation 

Delson Armstrong