The Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living

Staying Happy while Practicing Compassion

A Mindfulness Meditation Retreat in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Friday, March 23, 2018 through Sunday, March 25, 2018

Dharma Teacher: Michael Ciborski

After ordaining as a monk under Thich Nhat Hanh and living and training for 7 years in the Plum Village Monastery (France), Michael returned in 2003 to the US, where he helped to establish MorningSun, a spiritual community & mindfulness centre. He continues to teach and lead retreats all over North America. For more about Michael, see his webpage Teaching and support in Mindfulness Practice and Meditation.

Non-residential retreat (with residential option) at Queen’s House of Retreats, Saskatoon

Our practice will include sitting and walking meditation, dharma talks, and dharma discussion. Please plan to attend all sessions: Friday: 7pm-9pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 9am-4pm

Registration and Cost

A $55 deposit received by March 9th will secure your place at the retreat. The non-residential fee is $115 and includes lunch and supper on Saturday and lunch on Sunday. The residential fee is $225 and includes an austere single bedroom, shared bathroom facilities, and three meals on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. All meals are vegetarian. Complete payment should be received no later than March 16. The retreat cost covers only our expenses in holding the retreat; our retreat leader does not charge for his teachings. Following tradition, there will be an opportunity to support the teacher by way of a donation (dana).

The registration form has more information about the retreat. For additional questions, contact Janet at or 306-222-9347.

This retreat is organized by the Saskatoon Community of Mindful Living