Temporary In-Person Closure: Gather Online!

The wholeness of this moment is so generous in saying, in indicating, what needs to be done.            —Toni Packer Pausing In-Person Center Gatherings Rising Covid concerns have prompted the closure of the Center’s main house to in-person guests and retreat participants until at least mid January. Staff, in consultation with medical … Read More

A Year-End Appeal to Friends

2021 Year-End Appeal Thanks to unprecedented support throughout the pandemic, Springwater Center reopened for in-person retreats and guest stays in June, while continuing to offer online access to timed sittings, dialogues and retreats. It is heartwarming to see the life-enriching work of meditative inquiry more accessible than ever before.  However, social-distancing precautions have reduced the … Read More

Late Fall Offerings

Whatever is said here about the ‘me network,’ or ‘self’ is not said judgmentally, critically, or with the implication: this is something you have to get rid of, control it. None of that. This is not the essence of this work. The essence is to begin to observe, to question, to come in intimate touch … Read More

Autumn eNewsletter

“In describing, interpreting, judging, associating with past experiences, and the emotions that go with all of that, is there still the wind in the trees, now?”                   — Toni Packer, Founder 4-day Silent Retreat with Stew Glick Friday, October 8 – Tuesday, October 12  OPEN for online particpation.  Register here. FULL … Read More

Upcoming Retreat in September

In person and online participation at the Sept 18-25 retreat available. September Update Sitting quietly, doing nothing, not knowing what is next and not concerned with what was or what may be next, a new mind is operating that is not connected with the conditioned past and yet perceives and understands the whole mechanism of … Read More