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Traversing the Imaginal World to arrive at the Threshold of the Transcendental

Sunday, 23 October 2022 to Sunday, 30 October 2022

Imagination in the life and writings of Urgyen Sangharakshita

On this Going for Refuge retreat for men who have asked for ordination, we will be exploring the central importance of the imaginal in Bhante’s life and writings.

For Bhante, imagination, myth and symbol are essential to living a full Dharma life. As well as looking at some of his writings and episodes from his life, we will be aiming to discover the images, myths and symbols that are active in our own lives.

In particular, we will be studying Bhante's lectures The Journey to Il Convento and St Jerome Revisited.

Details and Timings

The retreat starts with dinner on the first day at 6:30pm and finishes on the final day at 10.00am.

This retreat follows on directly from the Autumn Going for Refuge Weekend. Consider making the most of your journey to Padmaloka by booking onto both.

Health and Hygiene

For information on our Covid policy and to see our risk assessment please visit our Coming on Retreat page.

Banner and thumbnail image: cropped painting by Aloka ©

Led By: 
The Ordination Team
Retreat Open To: 
Men training for ordination & Dharmacharis
Retreat Type: 
Going for Refuge Retreat
Booking Availability: 
Spaces
£70.00

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