Shaolin Temple Retreats
What is Retreats?
Retreats is also known as Silent meditation Retreats. Meditation is the cultivation of the mind, which is the cultivation of a good state of mind. Through one's own cultivation, one gradually reduces the troubles and constraints of greed, anger, and ignorance, gradually purifying the soul and achieving liberation and freedom, and advancing towards goodness and enlightenment and liberation.
Silent meditation Retreats is the introduction to meditation. Through meditation Retreat to achieve the body, mind and suction, so that the body and mind quiet down after the beginning of enlightenment, return to the source. In real life, the habit of meditation is developed to close the eyes and calmly nourish the mind, through which the tension of the human state is regulated.
Into the modern society, the environment is changing too fast, too much stimulation, too strong temptation, modern people's perception is panic, individuals feel insecure inside, or no stabilizing force, restlessness and not a kind of confidence. Fast-paced life, has made our mind also become extremely restless.
What should we do at this time? Learn how to put down the baggage, relax the body, let the heart slow down, quiet down, perhaps you will like the kind of light, down-to-earth feeling.
What is Shaolin Temple Retreats?
Shaolin Temple is not only a holy place of kung fu, but also the ancestral home of Zen Buddhism in China. The soul of Shaolin Kung Fu is meditation retreats, and the practice of martial arts is inextricably linked to Zen meditation retreat. In Kung Fu and meditation retreat, there is a movement and a stillness, a wisdom and a courage, "Zen meditation retreats and martial arts are one".
The Shaolin Temple Retreats is a unique experience of immersing yourself in a deep state of silence for students who practice meditation and practice in the Zhong Yuan Qigong system. The Shaolin Monastery is a place of power that different from any other places. For many centuries Shaolin monastery remains a place for deep meditation practice, Chan Buddhism, martial art of Gun-Fu to many great Masters and their disciples.
It is true to say that "the world's kung fu is out of Shaolin", and in people's minds, Shaolin monks are world-class in kung fu. In fact, the real kung fu of Shaolin Temple is "meditation", and the ancestral Shaolin Kung Fu and other kung fu are derived from the process of Shaolin monks' meditation. meditation retreat is the core of the life of our Shaolin monks, and only through the practice of Zen can the monks get rid of life and death. The other cultures of the Shaolin Temple, such as martial arts, medicine, calligraphy, architecture, and statuary, etc., are all derived from Zen meditation retreats.
In fact, the earliest Shaolin kungfu refers to the kungfu of sitting in meditation retreat and practicing kungfu. To see if there is insight in kungfu means how good the sitting meditation is. The fact that Shaolin Kung Fu has become a major school in China and enjoys international prestige is inseparable from the kung fu of meditation retreat.
Traditional Chinese medicine, including Buddhist and Zen medicine, tells us that the causes of all diseases are due to the imbalance of yin and yang. Here, yin and yang refer to the two qi sources of yin and yang. And all the treatment principles and health indicators are Yin Ping Yang Mi, balancing Yin Yang. Reflecting the viscera is the intersection of heart and kidney. The exchange and balance between the qi of heart fire, which represents the yang qi of the organs, and the qi of kidney water, which represents the yin qi of the organs. However, the heart and kidneys are far apart, and only the flow of qi can achieve good communication. Therefore, all treatment methods in traditional Chinese medicine are based on this goal. However, Qigong guidance comes faster and more directly. Therefore, Shaolin Qigong is a shortcut to connect and communicate with Zen, martial arts, and medicine, and it is also the key to modern Zen practice.
If a person takes some time out of their daily life to meditate and maintain a peaceful state, it can dispel fatigue and restore their physical strength. Over time, some diseases can also be cured, the mind can be purified, and wisdom can be developed
People have both body and mind aspects, and body and mind are constantly in conflict, especially in today's society where material civilization, technological progress, and enjoyment of life have reached their peak. However, the side effects that come with it also endanger people's physical and mental health, deepening the contradiction between body and mind.
What is the goal of a silent retreats?
The goal of a silent retreat is to provide individuals with an opportunity to disconnect from the noise and distractions of everyday life, and to cultivate a sense of inner stillness and self-awareness. It allows participants to engage in introspection, reflection, and mindfulness practices, ultimately aiming to promote mental clarity, emotional well-being, and spiritual growth.
Benefits of Meditation Retreats
Meditation retreats offer a range of benefits for individuals seeking to deepen their meditation practice and enhance their overall well-being. Some of the benefits include:
- Deep relaxation: Retreats provide a dedicated space and time for individuals to relax deeply and let go of stress and tension.
- Increased mindfulness: Retreats offer an immersive environment where participants can fully focus on the present moment, enhancing their mindfulness skills.
- Improved mental clarity: Regular meditation during retreats can help clear the mind, improve concentration, and enhance cognitive abilities.
- Emotional well-being: Retreats often involve practices that promote emotional awareness and regulation, leading to increased emotional resilience and a greater sense of inner peace.
- Self-discovery and personal growth: Retreats provide an opportunity for self-reflection, self-inquiry, and self-discovery, allowing individuals to gain insights into
Meditation can make the whole body concentrate and make the mental phenomenon develop healthily. The psychologist Tepelov said that holding a calm attitude is the only way to fight against the distraction of attention. Peace of mind, clear and happy thoughts.
No matter man, woman, old, young, strong or weak, anyone can obtain skill and benefit practicing meditation Retreat . Whether your purpose is for health, body building, self defense or cultivating your inner harmony. Meditation Retreat has benefits for all.
Imagine a holiday where you replace the hustle and bustle of everyday life with nature and tranquility. A holiday where you exercise most days, explore an ancient culture and relax so properly that you actually come home rested, recovered, fitter and healthier.
Shaolin Temple Retreats fee and costs
- 7 days retreat $620
- 14 days retreat $880
- 21 days retreat $1145
- 28 days retreat $1200
All prices are shown in US dollars.
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