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Rocky Mountain

Ecodharma Retreat Center

A Home for Meditation in Nature

Teachers

David Chernikoff

A student of meditation since 1971, David has completed the Community Dharma Leader training at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and has been teaching Insight Meditation since 1988. His teaching has been influenced by senior teachers from the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock, Tibetan teachers he studied with during a 3-year stay in Nepal, and spiritual guides from other contemplative traditions, most notably Ram Dass, Father Thomas Keating, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. David taught meditation and psychology at Naropa University for many years and currently has a private practice as a spiritual counselor and life coach in Boulder. He teaches workshops and retreats throughout the U.S. David is the author of Life, Part Two: Seven Keys to Awakening with Purpose and Joy as you Age. (www.davidchernikoff.com)

Events with David Chernikoff

Deepening Your Practice: An Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Practitioners
August 8 - 14, 2022

Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center is an ideal location for this meditation retreat. The area is extraordinarily beautiful, pristine and peaceful, with a wide variety of trails, wildflower-covered alpine meadows, creeks, and rocky crags. The mountains, forests and river naturally work to settle the mind, while living and practicing together creates personal connections and mutual support. Deepening Your Practice: An Insight Meditation Retreat for Experienced Practitioners This retreat is for those who want to deepen their practice and to listen to what the Thai meditation master Ajahn Chah called “the one who knows.” Ultimately, spiritual maturation involves learning to trust our own inner guidance and resting in the felt realization that we already have what we seek and we already are what we wish to become. In a caring, supportive environment, we’ll practice sitting and walking meditation in silence. There will be dharma talks on the retreat theme as well as guided meditations and some interactive exercises that highlight the transformative power of the teachings. This retreat is designed for people who have had a regular meditation practice for at least four years and have attended a minimum of three previous residential retreats. If you are unsure whether this retreat is appropriate for you,…

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