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The Hero’s Journey of the Gradual Path:

Transforming Your Mind, Heart, and Life a Day at a Time Through Insight Meditation

Sustainable Happiness Program: Daylong retreat with Dr. Pilar Jennings and Mary Reilly Nichols

This retreat reviews how reflection on the gradual path is put to use in guiding an ongoing shift in outlook, mindset, and lifestyle that supports progressive gains in healing awareness, engagement and purpose.

Join two luminous masters, Pilar Jennings and Mary Reilly Nichols, as they guide you through a day of powerful transformation. Experience reflections on the gradual path, insight meditation practice, and embodied cognition through gentle asana and pranayama.

The focus will be on surveying the step-by-step logic of repeated reflection that empowers students to gradually assimilate the wisdom and healing arts of the three vehicles of transformation we need to complete our journey to sustainable happiness in mind, heart, and life. We’ll review the step-by-step method of using mindfulness, compassion, vision, and breath-work to enrich learning and reflection, build positive motivation, and foster deep contemplation and transformative action in the world. Wisdom and embodied cognition are woven into the themes of this retreat.

This extraordinary day, led by two of NYC’s most dedicated practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism and Tantric Yoga, is a culminating retreat for the 3rd Course of the Sustainable Happiness Program, however all are welcome and encouraged to take part in this amazing retreat!

An associated course precedes this retreat which may be taken separately. Find out more about the course.

This retreat is open to all whether you’ve taken the preceding course(s). All levels welcome.

Faculty: Dr. Pilar Jennings and Mary Reilly Nichols

Schedule: Saturday, December 8th from 10am–5pm

Tuition: $80

Location: Tibet House US, 22 West 15th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)

Registration: Reserve your spot and register via Eventbrite or pay at the door.

December 8, 2018 from 10:00 am5:00 pm


December 8, 2018
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Tibet House US
22 West 15th street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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