SSRC Event Calendar

Mindfulness and Awareness Practice

21 - 25 June 2019
Sea to Sky Retreat Centre

Join us for a 5 day retreat (June 21 – 25) at Sea to Sky Retreat Centre to practice Shamatha (mindfulness) and Vipassana (environmental awareness) according to the teachings of the Buddha.  The first half of the retreat will focus on Shamatha practice with guided meditation, dharma talks, and discussion. The second half of the retreat will focus on Vipassana practice with alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation and periods of practicing silence.


The retreat will be led by Alex Trisoglio, an authorized meditation instructor of Siddhartha's Intent and a senior student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.


1. A minimum of 10 confirmed participants is required to proceed with this retreat program. Therefore, please send an email to the Retreat Manager ( by May 15 if you are potentially interested in attending.

2. To confirm your retreat space, you will be asked to send a cheque of $340 total to cover shared accommodation, and the program fee for the 5-day retreat (full stay of 5 days and 4 nights with arrival before dinner 3-5pm on Friday June 21, departure after lunch cleanup on Tuesday, June 25).

3. At an extra charge of $180 ($540 total), private inside rooms may be booked subject to availability.