July Open Practice Weekend (Residential Only)

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July Open Practice Weekend (Residential Only)

July 5, 2024 - July 7, 2024

Q & A and Dharma Sunday with Lama Liz Monson!

You are invited to spend a beautiful summer weekend of very lightly structured practice with our teachers and with the sangha. Sink into the beauty of Wonderwell’s woods, mountains and sky. Allow Noble Silence to support deepening intimacy with yourself, the environment and your practice.

Open Practice Weekends provide an opportunity for beginning and experienced meditators to deepen in meditation practice and explore the natural beauty of the seasons of Wonderwell. Lama Liz will hold a Q&A session on Saturday to answer questions about your practice.

Noble silence is observed from 8:00 pm Friday through 8:00 am Sunday. The group will then participate with others in the hybrid Dharma Sunday live with Lama Liz. The daily practice schedule can be found below.

We offer these weekends with discounted room rates to make this precious practice time accessible. The weekend includes vegetarian meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and access to teas, and snacks.

Rooms will be assigned in the order in which registrations are received.

Friday, July 5
3:00-5:00 pm              Registration
5:30-6:00 pm              Dinner
7:00-8:00 pm              Intro and Guided meditation
8:00 pm                      Begin Noble Silence

Saturday, July 6
7:00-7:4 5am              Guided Meditation
8:00-8:30 am              Breakfast
12:30-1:00 pm            Lunch
2:00-3:00 pm              Q&A with Lama Liz
6:00-6:30 pm              Dinner
7:30-8:15 pm              Guided Meditation

Sunday, July 7
7:00-7:45 am              Meditation
8:00-8:30 am              Breakfast
8:00 am                       End Noble Silence
10:00 am-12:00 pm   Hybrid Dharma Sunday with Lama Liz
12:00 pm                      Lunch

Important Covid Information

The NDF Health Committee continues to monitor evolving public health conditions and trends, as we keep the safety of our Sangha at the forefront of our decision-making. At this time, COVID-19 testing is no longer required. Masks are optional and encouraged if you are at higher risk.

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge Full Calendar


July 5-7, 2024. Check-in at Wonderwell is between 3:00 and 5:00 pm on the day of arrival. The retreat ends at noon on the final day.


  • Open Practice - Private Room with Ensuite Bath - $240.00
  • Open Practice - Private Room with Hall Bath - $216.00
  • Open Practice - Commuter - $100.00
  • Open Practice - Men's Dorm - $160.00
  • Open Practice - Women's Dorm - $160.00

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