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					                                             Santa Fe, NM 87504
                                             P.O. Box 2368
                                                                  Awakened Life
Joan Sutherland’s 2009 Retreat Schedule

               February 20 — 22
                                                                                  Fr es h B r e e z e
    Lotus in the Fire Mythopoetics Retreat
          Springs Mountain Sangha
         Colorado Springs, Colorado                                                    M E D I TAT I O N
               March 20 – 22                                                             R E T R E AT
        Vernal Equinox Koan Retreat
            Cerro Gordo Temple
               Santa Fe, NM                                                               WITH    JOAN
                                                                                  S U T H E R L A N D, RO S H I
                 April 8 – 12
     Bodhisattva Way Meditation Retreat
         Springs Mountain Sangha
           Colorado Springs, CO

                 June 8 – 13
       Fresh Breeze Meditation Retreat
           Ocamora Retreat Center
                  Ocate, NM

              October 14 – 18
         Autumn Meditation Retreat
          Sprngs Mountain Sangha
           Colorado Springs, CO

              October 23 – 25
          All Hallows Koan Retreat
            Cerro Gordo Temple
                Santa Fe, NM

             November 6 — 8
         Harvest Meditation Retreat
          Guerneville, California

             December 2 – 6
      Morning Star Meditation Retreat
             Synergia Ranch
              Santa Fe, NM

                                                                                           Monday, June 8 –
                                                                                         Saturday, June 13, 2009

                                                                                        Ocamora Retreat Center
 P.O. Box 2368, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504                                                Ocate, New Mexico 505 920 8409
           Fresh Breeze 2009
   MEDITATION RETREAT REGISTRATION                                            PROGRAM                                                            LOCATION
                                                         A meditation retreat is a time we deepen and refresh            Ocamora Retreat Center is a beautiful center in
Name________________________________________             ourselves through intensive spiritual practice. A retreat       magnificent surroundings about 2 hours northeast
Phone________________________________________            includes sitting, walking, and moving meditation;               of Santa Fe. Types of accommodation are listed on
Email________________________________________            private meetings with the teacher; daily dharma talks           the registration form. Meals are prepared for us
                                                         and a koan seminar; work practice to sustain the                and eaten Western-style in the dining room.
Address______________________________________            retreat, and vegetarian meals.                                                Ocamora Retreat Center
       ______________________________________                 Though the retreat forms are grounded in traditions                        Ocate, New Mexico
                                                         inherited from East Asia, we've evolved ways of                                    575 666 2389
Meditation Cushions
                                                         practice that are more natural for many Americans. The                    For directions, see
__ I’ll bring my own cushions   __ I need cushions       day runs from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm, and most of it is
                                                         silent. Some previous experience with meditation is                     Suddenly I experienced for
Special Considerations                                   very helpful. We encourage people to attend the whole                   myself the fresh breeze that
__ I have allergies:______________________________       retreat, but part-time participation is possible. We try                 rises up when the great
__ I have physical limitations that will affect my       to make the retreat accessible to people with special                      burden is laid down.
participation: __________________________________        physical needs, and people may use chairs in the hall.
___ I have psychological concerns and want to make            Our summer retreat has become the opportunity
an appointment to speak with the teacher                 for our far-flung tribe to gather and celebrate (in a                         RETREAT INFORMATION
                                                         quiet, meditative sort of way) the beauties and joys of         Bring simple, comfortable clothing and leave
Emergency Contact during the retreat                     this Way. Whether you are new to us or old, we                  strong scents and noisy electronics at home. Early
Name________________________________________             welcome you to join us.                                           Nu!a nunc be porttitor vitae Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad per
                                                                                                                         June can lectus cool at times. Bring a towel, alarm
Phone _______________________________________                                  TEACHER                                   clock, slip-on shoes, and seasonal outerwear.
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                                                                                                                         Bring your own meditation cushions or use our
Accommodations & Cost                                    Joan Sutherland, Roshi is the founder of The Open
                                                                                                                         basic ones; bring any special ones you need.
The cost varies with the type of accommodations.         Source, a network of zen practice
                                                                                                                               A r e t r e a t c a n b e a p hy s i c a l l y a n d
There is a limited number of each type, allocated on a   communities in the western U.S. Her
first-come basis. Please indicate a 1st and 2nd choice.                                                                   psychologically demanding experience. We
                                                         work focuses on re-imagining the koan
                                                                                                                         encourage participation in every activity, though
To guarantee your accommodation preference, you          tradition and exploring its relationship
may pay in full in advance or send a non-refundable                                                                      no activities are required. If you have physical
                                                         to creativity. Her writing often appears
deposit of $200. The balance is due at check-in.                                                                         limitations or allergies, please let the registrar
                                                         in Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma,
___ Single rooms                             $720                                                                        know. If you have a reason to be concerned about
                                                         and she is working on two books, a
___ Double occupancy rooms                   $595                                                                        the psychological demands, make arrangements
                                                         philosophical memoir and a translation
___ Shared yurt                              $520                                                                          Proin metus
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                                                         of the major koan collections. She lives                          tincidunt ornare                dignissim mauris
___ Double occupancy cabin-style tent        $470                                                                        registration. First-time participants should call the
___ Own tent/camper                          $445        in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she teaches through
                                                                                                                         registrar at the number on the form to the left.
                                                         Awakened Life. See
                                                                                                                               Vegetarian food is served during the retreat.
For more information about the accommodations, see
                                                                                                                         Cell phone reception is unreliable; a land line is                                                                SCHEDULE
                                                                                                                         available, and messages for you can be left at 575
                                                                 Monday, June 8 - Saturday, June 13                      666 2389.
Make checks out to The Open Source                                       Check in 3:00 – 5:00 pm &                             PLEASE NOTE : If you need a ride to the
     Mail this form with payment to the registrar:                             dinner at 6:00 pm                         retreat center, you must be in Santa Fe no later
             Pasha Hogan 505 920 8409                                   First Evening 7:30 – 9:00 pm                     than 2:00 on June 8; if you plan to leave from
            369 Montezuma Avenue, #370                                 Middle Days 5:00 am – 9:00 pm                       Libero purus sodales mauris, on Nunc 13, book magna
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         Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501-2626
                                                                        Last Day 5:00 am – 2:30 pm                       later than 6:30 pm. Part-time participation is only
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           Amount enclosed: $________                                                                                    possible if you have your own transportation.
                                                                                            photo : Jean-Paul Bourdier