Mindfulness on the Mountain
Sewanee, TN 37375
A silent contemplative prayer retreat focused on mindfulness, featuring alternating sessions of sitting and walking meditation. Guidance in these practices along with evening teaching talks will be offered. Participants will be holding silence with opportunities for questions and reflections. This retreat is open to beginners as well as more experienced practitioners.
The Rev. Gordon Peerman, DMin, is an Episcopal priest and leader of One River Wisdom School Nashville, a mindfulness meditation group in Nashville. He has been engaged with contemplative practices, including Centering Prayer, mindfulness meditation, yoga, and chi gong since 1975. He has taught Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction at Vanderbilt and St. Thomas Health Services, as well as classes in Buddhist Christian Dialogue at Vanderbilt Divinity School. He is the author of Blessed Relief: What Christians Can Learn from Buddhists about Suffering. He lives in Nashville.