Wildmind Meditation News
Sep 25, 2011
Ten days in silence at a meditation retreat changed my life
Lena Vazifdar: The day I signed up for a silent meditation retreat, I had no idea what I was getting into. The first day, I piled into a red sedan in San Francisco with a 40-year-old hippie in a Hawaiian shirt, a 20-something product developer from India and a straight-faced, vegetarian Indian woman who had been meditating for years. I thought I was about to embark on a great adventure, but little did I know I was beginning the hardest ten days of my life.
I went into the experience with an open heart and mind. My knowledge of Vipassana meditation was…