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Summer Retreat with Achan Da and Achan Niphen

7:00 PM, Tuesday, July 12 – 1:00 PM, Sunday, July 17

(Partial Attendance Permitted)

This retreat is highly recommended and provides an excellent opportunity to deepen your meditation practice by allowing you to cultivate self-awareness for an extended period of time without distraction. While the retreat will be conducted mainly in silence, there will also be Dharma talks and question and answer periods. As is the tradition with meditation retreats, all attendees will also have private interview periods with Achan Da and Achan Niphen as a further aid to their practice. The retreat will run from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM on Tuesday, 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM on Wednesday through Saturday, and from 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM on Sunday.

Meals will be provided from Friday breakfast through Sunday Lunch. The cost to attend from 7:00 PM Thursday evening to the close of the retreat on Sunday is $95, and will include breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Friday and Saturday, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.

People beginning the retreat on Tuesday evening, are asked to bring their own food for Wednesday and Thursday. A kitchen is available for storage and preparation of meals. There is no formal charge for attendance from Tuesday evening through Thursday evening, though a donation is appreciated. Participants are asked to secure nearby sleeping arrangements. A list of nearby accommodations is available by contacting There is a very limited number of beds on site. These are available to those who are first to register and submit their payments. There is also open space available on the grounds for those who would like to “camp out” for the retreat.  You need to register by July 5 for this retreat.

All non-members must complete a registration form in order to attend.  Request a form by e-mailing  To secure your place in the Retreat, payment needs to be received by July 5. Full refunds are available up to 7 days before the start of the retreat. There are no refunds for cancellations made after that date.

Please contact to sign up and submit your $95 fee (please indicate Retreat on your check) before the deadline to: Negin Royaee, Redding Center for Meditation, 9 Picketts Ridge Rd, Redding, CT 06896