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Re•new Meditation Retreat

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Begin the first weekend of 2020 with a silent Meditation Retreat at beautiful Bayou Chicot State Park. We will practice traditional sitting and walking meditation, as well optional practices of Gentle Yoga, Qi Gong, chanting, nature walks, journaling, and tea. Enjoy delicious vegetarian meals in cozy lakeside cabins overlooking the lake. Available space is limited to 20 participants in bunk style rooms. Each guest is asked to contribute at least one dish to cover food for the weekend. Cost is $125, non-refundable due to the limited time for registration.

Only online Registration available thru Eventbrite.com

Satsang: Releasing & Receiving

Close out 2018 with a grateful heart, forgiving spirit, and clear head. Welcome 2019 with intention and mindfulness. We will gather for Satsang with chanting, tea, guided practices, walking meditation, heart opening, and intention setting. Free to attend. Donations welcome. Dress comfortably. Bring friends.

January 6, 2019 from 6:30-8pm

River Oaks Square Arts Center

Refuge Recovery begins Nov. 8, 2015

Refuge Recovery

Refuge Recovery Cenla

A Buddhist approach to recovery

Sunday 7:00-8:00 pm

3500 Hwy 28 East in Pineville
at First Christian Church
(across from Johnny’s Pizza)

beginning Sunday, November 8.

These are open meetings for those in recovery or interested in recovery.
Free to attend. Donations are welcome.

For more information about this approach to recovery visit: refugerecovery.org.

Fall Retreat 2015 FAQ

We’re looking forward to a great Fall Retreat with Spirit Path and Cenla Meditation Group together at Bayou Chicot this weekend. Check-in for the retreat is Friday, October 30, from 4:00-6:00pm. You’re welcome to come earlier. The cabins will be available after 4pm. We will conclude at 10:30am Sunday morning followed by cleanup and packing.

Address:

Bayou Chicot State Park
3469 Chicot Park Road
Ville Platte, LA 70586

Directions:

Coming from the north on I-49, exit on LA 106 south. Turn left off LA 106 onto LA 3042 south, and continue to the main entrance. From the south, exit I-49 on US 167 and drive toward Ville Platte. In Ville Platte, turn right onto LA 3042/N. Dupre St., then left onto LA 3042/W. Lincoln Rd. Veer right onto LA 3042/Chicot Park Road. Park entrance is about 7 miles down LA 3042.

Deluxe Cabin Area: We are in Cabins CB001, CB002, and CB006. Cabin assignments will be available upon arrival at CB001. 

Map of the Park: http://www.crt.state.la.us/Assets/Parks/parks/chicot/chicot_parkmap.pdf
Map of Deluxe Cabin Area: http://www.crt.state.la.us/Assets/Parks/parks/chicot/newcabin.jpg
Items Provided: Basic cookware, cooking utensils, dinnerware, silverware, towels and linens.

Parking:
Parking is limited to two cars per cabin. You are welcome to pull up to the cabins to unload upon arrival then most cars will need to be parked around the corner in the large parking lot which is nearby the deluxe cabin area.


Things to Bring:

  • Loose comfortable clothing
  • Rain Gear and Umbrella
  • A coffee/tea mug
  • Extra towel or favorite pillow optional
  • Small Flashlight

If you have not yet signed up for food to bring, please visit the signup list at Volunteer Spot to see what is still needed. 

The registration fee covered the cost of the retreat only. Traditionally donations or dana (the Buddhist practice of almsgiving) are offered to practice generosity as an expression of appreciation for the teachers who are leading the retreat. This opportunity will be available at the retreat but is optional.

Feel free to email info@cenlameditation.org or call/text Lyndon at (318)229-3811 for more information.