Zen and The Art of Inquiry, a Spring Annual Three Day Residential Intensive
Easter weekend, Friday April 19th 5PM to Monday April 22nd 5PM, 2019
Commonweal Retreat Center, 451 Mesa Road, Bolinas, California
Cost: $600 for private room, $500 shared room, vegetarian meals and snacks included
To attend this upcoming intensive, you may simply answer the questions below and email to [email protected] Please include a small recent photo of yourself.
Pay the full amount to reserve your space using the Paypal link, or ask for another arrangement. See more details at the bottom of this page.
Spiritual orientation, religion if any, philosophy, yoga/meditation practice or related study
Your state of physical and emotional health
Are you taking any prescription medications of any kind? If so please list what they are for, and any side effects. Recreational and non-prescribed drugs, alcohol and smoking are prohibited on the retreat property.
Have you a history of drug or alcohol addiction? (when? is it resolved?)
Were you ever diagnosed with a mental illness? (please explain when, treatment or resolution)
How do you wish to benefit by attending this retreat? (please consider your answer deeply)
The food is vegetarian organic. Do you need vegan or gluten free food?
Can you commit to and follow guidelines, such as keeping silence between activities?
The cost for accommodations and meals for this retreat is $600 for private rooms, $500 for shared. Airport pick up is included if you register by April 1st. Full payment reserves your space at the intensive unless other payment arrangements are requested. If you have a financial hardship and wish to attend, you may request a partial scholarship with work trade. You may also receive a $50 discount if you refer or bring a friend. Carpooling is encouraged.
You will be provided with a comfortable room, towels, bedding, beverages, organic meals and snacks. There is no charge for Pitaka's guidance, however donations at the end are much appreciated.
If you have questions send them via email or text 916-694-9440 to arrange a call. These are returned the same day. After receiving your application Pitaka may wish to interview you by phone.
You will receive confirmation of your reserved space and payment with a detailed information letter via email, when your answers to the above questions and payment is received. This will include what to bring, trip planning, and a reminder about arrival/departure times.
There is limited space, so it is best to apply as early as possible. This annual intensive is intended for anyone sincerely committed to enlightenment through inquiry, contemplative silence and communication in safety