SCHEDULE MONTHLY MEDITATION RETREAT

1st Day of the Retreat

arrival, receive your sleeping place, change to white clothes

16:00h introduction on how to bow and use the chanting books

16:30h the abbot gives the 8 precepts

17:00h – 18:00h evening chanting at uposatha hall

18:30h – 19:50h Introduction to meditation, questions & answers

20:00h – 20:50h deva chanting at the chanting hall

Rest

Day 2 to Day 6 of the Retreat

04:30h – 05:30h morning chanting with the monks at the chanting hall

06:00h – 07:30h working meditation (mindfully cleaning the hall, toilets and temple area)

07:30h breakfast at the dining hall

09:00h - 09:50h walking meditation

10:00h - 10:50h meditation

11:00h offering lunch to the monks and then having lunch at the dining hall

Time to rest

14:00h - 14:50h walking meditation

15:00h - 16:00h meditation

16:00h shower, washing clothes & prepare for the evening chanting

17:00h – 18:00h evening chanting with the monks at the big hall (uposatha hall)

18:30h – 19:50h meditation & question answers

20:00h – 20:50h deva chanting at the chanting hall

Rest

Day 7 of the Retreat

04:30h – 05:30h morning chanting with the monks at the chanting hall

06:00h – 07:30h working meditation (mindfully cleaning the hall, toilets and temple area)

07:30h breakfast at the dining hall

09:00h - 10:45h the abbot gives the 5 precepts and donations can be given to him, possibility for questions and answers

11:00h lunch at the dining hall

End of the Retreat