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Thu, 04 Apr


Fa Hong Monastery

2024 Ching Ming 4-day Mindfulness and Loving Kindness Retreat

Walk the Path of Peace with Good Spiritual Friends

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2024 Ching Ming  4-day Mindfulness and Loving Kindness Retreat
2024 Ching Ming  4-day Mindfulness and Loving Kindness Retreat

時間及地點 Time & Location

04 Apr 2024, 9:00 am – 07 Apr 2024, 3:30 pm

Fa Hong Monastery, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

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We are delighted to invite you in joining us at the 4-day mindfulness and Lovingkindness Meditation retreat led by Ms Gen Heng and Jessica Mui. This is wonderful opportunity to spend the four days of Ching Ming festival to practice with good spiritual Friends. 

Mindfulness is a gentle awareness of our present moment body and mind states. With the skilful cultivation of mindfulness, it gives us inner peace and the wisdom of understanding oneself. Lovingkindness is unconditional love and friendliness towards all beings. It makes no distinction between any living being.  In this silent retreat, we will practice sitting, walking meditation, mindful eating, mindful work and mindfulness in interpersonal interaction, while radiating kindness towards oneself and others. By cultivating the wholesome qualities of the mind and heart, we can apply them into our daily life to live in ease and harmony with others.  

This retreat is suitable for beginners, as well as experienced meditators.  The format will be a combination of sitting and walking meditation sessions throughout the day, as well as some mindful dialogue practice. Participants will be invited to observe Noble Silence and be technology-free during the retreat period (mobile devices will be safely stored with the organisers). Vegetarian breakfast and lunch will be served. Evening meal will be quite light. 


Please ensure you have read the Fa Hong Monastery Code Of Conduct guidelines before applying for this event.


In order to cover the costs of food, logistics, hiring a cook and facilities for the retreat, there will be a fee of HK$1000 (HK$250 per day).

In addition, the teachers are offering their time, energy, support, and sharing of knowledge and experience in the spirit of generosity and appreciate your financial support by donation.


Application deadline:  March 27, 2024

About the Teachers

Genevieve Heng (she/her) is a Mindfulness Teacher and Insight Dialogue facilitator. Her students describe her approach as “applied Mindfulness” - using the skills of Mindfulness to approach everyday challenges and growth opportunities such as stress, dissatisfaction, worry, and change, among others. She shares these living practices to support greater peace, freedom, well-being, kindness and wisdom. Gen is a qualified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, certified by the Awareness Training Institute (in partnership with the University of California at Berkeley) and a listed teacher of the Hong Kong Mindfulness Teachers Network. She is also an Insight Dialogue practitioner and facilitator. 

 Jessica Mui worked in the Canadian Telecoms industry for many years, having had an undergraduate background in Computer Science. In 2002, she quitted her job to pursue spiritual development. Since then, Jessica visits Myanmar often to intensively practice Insight (Vipassana) meditation and Lovingkindness (Metta) meditation. Jessica graduated with an MA degree in Buddhist Studies from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. Currently, Jessica teaches and organises meditation activities within Hong Kong and Greater China, and provides translation for the Burmese meditation masters. She is also an Insight Dialogue teacher. 

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