What Is Spiritual Retreat?

retreat spiritual
0
Posted

What Is Spiritual Retreat?

0

“Retreat is for those who desire to deeply realize the truth of their being and the essence of existence. Retreat offers time to step back from the course of daily life and enter into the Unknown, in an environment that provides both structure and support.” – Adyashanti The word “retreat” in Latin means withdraw, step back. Some synonyms are sanctuary, shelter, safe place. Webster Dictionary says it’s an act or process of withdrawing especially from what is difficult, dangerous or disagreeable. It seems like living in the world throughout human history has often been difficult, dangerous and disagreeable. We live in the world created by a divided mind, which perceives separation and thus operates with fear-based, repetitive thoughts, always planning and seeking some future imaginary peace. Do we ever find it? What we usually find is stress accumulated by constantly chasing after something, which creates a chronic state of anxiety and a sense that something is always missing. In order t