We offer one-day and two-day non-residential retreats. Retreats have usually been held at Goward House, 2495 Arbutus Road, Victoria, BC. At this time we have cancelled all in-person retreats but have scheduled online retreats using Zoom.
The following online retreats are scheduled for the remainder of 2020.
Christina Feldman online retreat 17th and 18th October, 2020. Registration open. REGISTER
Carol Wilson online retreat 14th and 15th November, 2020. Registration opens on Oct. 19, 2020
The Treasures Within: The Seven Limbs of Awakening. Online Study and Meditation Retreat with Christina Feldman
Saturday October 17 and Sunday Oct 18, 9am – noon PST Registration Open. REGISTER A Zoom link will be sent to those who register. The Buddha describes awakening as a process and a fruition of understanding. The seven limbs of awakening are a grouping of qualities to be cultivated – they are our essential allies on the path. The Buddha refers to them as the Seven Treasures, already present within us.This weekend will be a time of teaching, contemplation and reflection. There will be extended teaching sessions and times for questions. About the teacher: Christina Feldman is one of the first generation of lay dharma teachers to teach in the west. She is a co-founder of Gaia House, a retreat centre in the UK, a guiding teacher for Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and more recently co-founder of the Bodhi College, UK. She is an author of several books; her most recent publication, co-authored with Willem Kukyen: Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology. Christina’s compassionate wisdom has touched the lives of many people. Victoria IMS is honoured that she is available to teach for our community.