Meditative Depth, In The Midst Of Life

An Online Day Retreat w/ Miles Kessler
Sunday, Oct. 14th 2018

Awaken To Your Inner Stillness And Establish A Mindful Life!

Join Miles Kessler in this online day retreat as he guides you into meditation depth, in the midst of life. This online gathering is your opportunity to deepen your practice from the convenience of your own home via ZOOM video conference.

The day-retreat schedule will consist of alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation, talks on the practice and method of meditation, a Q&A session, and an opportunity to connect with the global sangha with a small group discussion.

This retreat is free of charge, and on the traditional "dana" system. There will be an opportunity to offer a donation following the retreat.  

Join Miles For This Online Day Retreat on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 | Register Below To Join And Get All The Retreat Information.

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Online Day Retreat Via ZOOM Video Conference Platform

This online day retreat will be held via the Zoom video conference platform. Through the magic of Zoom you will join Miles and our global sangha for a day of meditation, talks, and guidance. All you need is a good internet connection and your laptop, tablet, or smart phone... and the best thing is that you can practice from your own home, and it's so easy to use!

*See the FAQ section below for more details. 

Online Day Retreat Schedule - Times In Central European Timezone

  • 9:00 | Opening Dharma Talk w/ Miles
  • 9:30 | Sitting Meditation
  • 10: 00 | Walking Meditation
  • 10:30 | Sitting Meditation
  • 11:00 | Walking Meditation
  • 11:30 | Q&A Session w/ Miles
  • 12:00 | Lunch Break (1 hour)
  • 13:00 | Dharma Talk w/ Miles
  • 13:30 | Sitting Meditation
  • 14:00 | Walking Meditation
  • 14:30 | Sitting Meditation
  • 15:00 | The Meditation Interview "Hot Seat" w/ Miles
  • 15:30 | Break (30 Min.)
  • 16:00 | Sitting Meditation
  • 16:30 | Walking Meditation
  • 17:00 | Closing Dharma Talk w/ Miles
  • 17:30 | Retreat Close

 *To see retreat times in other timezones GO HERE!

Start with a FREE guided meditation on "Beginner's Mind"

 

 

Receive a free guided meditation from Miles on "Beginner's Mind" when you sign up for this day retreat on "Meditative Depth, In The Midst Of Life."

 

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"Through the practice of meditation Wisdom is gained.
Without meditation Wisdom is lost.
Understanding these dual paths of gain and loss,
Would you not choose the path that leads to Wisdom?"


The Buddha

This Online Day Retreat Is For You If You Want To:

 
  • establish a basic practice under the guidance of a skilled teacher
  • tap into the collective wisdom of a supportive practice community
  • get a taste of the inner potential to be gained from an extended practice period
  • prepare for a retreat and a longer intensive practice period
  • re-connect with your meditative depth you've experienced from previous retreats
  • create a greater integration of your meditative mind into your daily life

About Miles Kessler

Miles Kessler is a teacher of meditation, Aikido, and Integral Practice. He is a dual lineage holder in both the Iwama tradition of Aikido, and the Mahasi tradition of Vipassana meditation.

Miles has been teaching internationally and guiding individuals and groups in developmental and transformational work for the past 20 years. He regularly guides meditators in retreats and online courses in Israel, Europe and the United Sates.

He is a gifted teacher with a unique capacity of guiding others towards awakening their very own spiritual depth, in the midst of life!

What people are saying about Miles...

" Miles's teaching is both profound and simple because it is based on his own true understanding of the dharma. It has given me the skills to connect with and explore my own inner awareness and freedom.” "

Chantal
Zurich, Switzerland

"What Miles offers is an important and it has made a wonderful difference for my own meditation and my work as a hypnotherapist. I feel very grateful for his deep, special work."

Brenda Cheyne
Wellington, New Zealand

"On my journey Miles has been an immense source of wisdom, a very approachable teacher "

Lajos Farros
Budapest, Hungery

"Miles Kessler is uniquely and extraordinarily skilled as a teacher and guide."

Jerry Jordan
Sarasota, Fl.

"Miles' style of instruction is easy to understand, but complex enough for experienced students as well. He is an endless resource and inspiration."

Amber Adams
Los Angles, Ca.

Awaken To Your Inner Stillness And Establish A Mindful Life!

Join Miles Kessler in this online day retreat as he guides you into meditation depth, in the midst of life. This online gathering is your opportunity to deepen your practice from the convenience of your own home via ZOOM video conference.

The day-retreat schedule will consist of alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation, talks on the practice and method of meditation, a Q&A session, and an opportunity to connect with the global sangha with a small group discussion.

This retreat is free of charge, and on the traditional "dana" system. There will be an opportunity to offer a donation following the retreat.  

Join Miles For This Online Day Retreat on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 | Register Below To Join And Get All The Retreat Information.

Frequently Asked Questions

This day retreat will be done online via the Zoom video conference platform. 

All talks and group meetings will be on Zoom, so you will need a laptop, tablet, or a smart phone to participate.

To get your day retreat Zoom link you need to register above. All the information will be sent to you upon registration.

This online day retreat is meant to be done at the greatest convenience to yourself, and in the comfort of your own home. However, there are ideal conditions that you should try to create for the retreat. Here are some guidelines:

  • Have a quite space to practice that will be available to you for the day. Ideally a secluded room or space.
  • A sitting cushion, or chair placed in clutter free area of your room.
  • A clock, or meditation timer to let yourself know when each session changes.
  • Reduce distractions like t.v., cell phones, media sources, duties and non-essential activities, and interactions with people for the entirety of the retreat. 
  • Arrange a light breakfast and lunch before the retreat so you are not occupied with too much meal preparation.
  • Have a good internet connection.
  • Have good earphones and mic in case needed.
  • All talks and group meetings will be via Zoom video conference. You will need a laptop, tablet, or even smart phone to participate.
  • A camera on your device is highly recommended but not necessary. This retreat can be done in audio only.

No. The retreat is designed for a full day participation, and there will be Dharma talks at the beginning, in the middle, and at the end of the retreat. To gain the most benefit it is recommended to attend the whole retreat.

However, this retreat is to be done in your own home, and within the schedule of your own daily life. You are perfectly free to attend as much, or as little of the retreat as you like. 

No. This retreat is being offered free of charge. It is open and for the benefit those who wish to establish meditation more in their life.

All the organization and teaching for this retreat is offered voluntarily.

Should you be inspired to support these efforts so more such retreats can happen in the future, then there will be an opportunity to offer a donation following the retreat in the traditional Buddhist system of "dana."

Yes. For those living in North America, the retreat begins in the middle of the night. However, it is fine to "jump in" and join the retreat in the morning North American time, and attend the second half of the retreat.  

Right now I do not have an online day retreat scheduled for the North American timezones? However, should there be enough interest I will be happy to create one. 

If you live in North America and are interested in doing an online day retreat then drop me a line here: [email protected]

Yes! We are ready to answer any questions you may have. Our team is standing by to help you however we can. Just email us at [email protected]

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I'll be checking in everyday and will do my best to answer all your questions!

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