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Noble Silence Weekend Retreat 
for Advanced Practitioners 

William Kelly Retreat Center
510 N. Second Street
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

In-Person Retreat • July 5-7, 2024


About the Event

Come deepen your meditation practice by spending the weekend in Bay St. Louis with other meditators. This retreat will be in held in Noble Silence. We will move between sitting, walking, eating and work meditation. 

As we were not able to fill a teacher led retreat we are opening this up as an option for advanced practitioners. 



Friday, July 5

3:30-5:00 arrive and check in

6:00 Dinner

7:30 p.m. welcome, overview and introductions and Sitting Meditation

9:00 Rest

Saturday, July 6

6:15 a.m. Wake Up

7:00 Sitting Meditation

7:45 Breakfast 

9:15 - 9:45 Guided Sitting Meditation

9:45 - 10:15 Walking Meditation

10:15-11:00 Sitting Meditation

11:00 - 11:45 Walking Meditation

12:00 Lunch break and Personal Time

2:00 - 2:30 Sitting Meditation

2:30 - 3:00 Walking or Mindful Movement

3:00 - 3:45 Q & A and Optional Check in

3:45 - 4:30 Sitting Meditation

4:30 - 5:00 Walking Meditation

5:15 -7:15 Dinner break and Personal time

7:15 - 8:00 Dharma Talk, Discussion

8:00 Open Sitting Meditation

9:00 Rest


Sunday, July 7

6:15 a.m. Wake Up

6:45-7:15 Sitting Meditation

7:15-7:30 Walking Meditation

7:30 Breakfast 

9:00  Clean Up

10:00 Sitting and Closing Circle


Retreat Pricing & Expected Support for FLM

These registration costs pay for your room and meals and some of the costs it takes Flowering Lotus Meditation to continue to host phenomenal meditation retreats in the south. Some of the costs include, but are not limited to,  travel. insurance, web and marketing, staff and retreat center costs, deposits and rental fees, accounting, event management software, payment processing, etc.

By selecting the highest amount you can reasonably afford, you support our ability to meet the large number of requests we receive for financial aid.


Here are the options:

Private Room ($420) 2 nights 5 meals

Shared Room ($320) 2 nights 5 meals

Commuter ($230) (staying elsewhere attending all sessions and meals.)

Scholarship ($250) SHARED 2 nights 5 meals


If you have questions or need additional information about this retreat or other Flowering Lotus program offerings, please contact:


Beth Herzig, Executive Director


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