This paper explores the experience of a silent meditation retreat from the perspective of
a novice practitioner. The 7-day Scientist Meditation Retreat was held at the Spirit Rock
Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. It was intended to provide meditation researchers
an intensive silent retreat experience. The author shares his reflections throughout the retreat
and concludes with some of the personal insights he gained.
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