From the Retreat Tea Ceremony

“When you go into the woods and you look at trees, you see all these different trees… and some of them are bent, and some of them are straight, and some of them are evergreens and some of them are – whatever. And you look at the tree, and you just – allow it....

Retreat Reflection by Doug Lien

A Spiritual Gathering Seeking connections, a sangha family Is drawn to the Driftless area of the state Where in the history of the planet, mankind Has often come for understanding and solace. In a short span of time away from the busyness of life, The gathering found...

Thaypassana Reflection – Ann Varda

Overwhelmed by political and environmental problems, I went to the Thaypassana retreat at Holy Wisdom. “Doing the next right thing” – what is it, is it right, how, when, is it unclear, wrong? No better time to take refuge in the Buddha, the Sangha, and the Dhamma....

Updated Retreats Page

Dear SnowFlowers, We invite you to check out our newly updated Retreat’s Page on our website. It is now updated to include information on retreats that SnowFlowers are leading, as well as SnowFlower retreats and days of mindfulness. Some update information...