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Parting Clouds Community Retreat and Senior Student Ordinations

October 16 - October 19, 2022

Josh Paynter, Jack Schaefer & Ross Rosen

This retreat will mark the first get-together since COVID, allowing Parting Clouds members to re-connect and foster deeper relationships. Additionally, it will serve as the vehicle for ordaining senior students and celebrating this momentous occasion as a community. Workshops and teachings will also take place.
ScheduleSunday, October 16th
  • 9 am Ordinees Meet at Daoist Temple in NYC for Ordination, Followed by Luncheon Celebration.
  • 12/1 pm Group Heads up to Menla
  • 3 - 4 pm Arrival and Check-in at Menla
  • 4 - 6 pm Meet up with Friends, Relax, Hike, Etc.
  • 6 - 7 pm Dinner
  • 7 pm Opening Gathering
  • 8 pm Bonfire
Monday, October 17th
  • 7 am Taiji, Qigong, Meditation, etc.
  • 8 - 9 am Breakfast
  • 10 am Hike
  • 12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
  • 1:30 pm Afternoon Program
  • 4 - 6 pm: Free Time for Relaxation and Friends
  • 6 - 7 pm Dinner
  • 7 pm Evening Program
  • 8 pm Bonfire
Tuesday, October 18th
  • 7 am Taiji, Qigong, Meditation, etc.
  • 8 - 9 am Breakfast
  • 10 am Hike
  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm Afternoon Program
  • 4 - 6 pm: Free Time for Relaxation and Friends
  • 6 - 7 pm Dinner
  • 7 pm Evening Program
  • 8 pm Bonfire
Wednesday, October 19th
  • 7 am Taiji, Qigong, Meditation, etc.
  • 8 - 7 am Breakfast
  • 10 - 11 am Checkout of Rooms
  • 11 am - 12:30 pm Free time for Relaxation and Friends
  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch & Departure
*Please note that schedule is subject to change.

ABOUT THE TEACHERs

Josh Paynter, Jack Schaefer & Ross Rosen

Josh is an ordained 22nd generation Daoist Priest in the Quanzhen, Longmen tradition at the Jian Fu Gong on Qingcheng Mountain, Daoist name Li Wen 理文. He is also ordained as a 25th generation Daoist Priest in the Quanzhen, Longmen tradition at the Qingyun Daoguan, Daoist name...

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