No Place But Home

Jeff Carreira

No Place But Home:
A 4-Day Silent Virtual Meditation Retreat
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Take a journey that will open your mind to expanded visions of reality and connect your heart to a deeper source of love and compassion.
with Jeff Carreira
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Thursday, May 20th - Sunday, May 23rd

Daily at:
10:00am - 6:00pm (US Eastern Time)

Online via Zoom Video Conferencing

$300

In 2020, as we all found ourselves unable to gather in-person for retreats and I decided to offer a 4-day virtual retreat opportunity.

Not only did the virtual retreat format work - it actually worked incredibly well!

You can see by the comments at the bottom of this page that people found it to be “a wonderful and profound experience” that “brought changes in me that are indescribable.” One participant described that their life is “completely different” as a result of their experience on retreat.

In fact, the retreat was so successful that I intend to continue offering these virtual opportunities even after we start coming together again in-person.

And so, I am very happy to announce the second annual No Place But Home, 4-Day Silent Virtual Meditation Retreat.

This retreat is an opportunity to spend 8 hours each day for 4 days receiving teachings, meditating and engaging in dialog with me.

Each day will take us more deeply into the depths of meditative peace. We will be following some of the insights contained in my book No Place But Home, on a journey that will open our minds to expanded visions of reality and connect our hearts to a deeper source of love and compassion.

I am using this time of reduced social activity and contact to deepen my spiritual practice and surrender, and it would be a joy to spend four days on retreat with you…

...virtually from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Sincerely,

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Before the Retreat Begins...

You will receive materials that provide all the information you need to support you to create a true retreat experience during these 4 days.

These materials will include:

  • Detailed instructions for setting up your retreat space.
  • Information for using the video conferencing platform.
  • Guidelines for making the best use of the virtual format.
Schedule:
Thursday, May 20th - Sunday, May 23rd

This is a full-on virtual retreat conducted live with Jeff Carreira for 8-hours each day.

Each day will begin with an hour of spiritual instruction and guidance that will create context for that day’s practice.

Each day will end with a 90-minute session when you can engage with Jeff about your experience of practice and ask any questions that come up for you.

The rest of the day will be spent in silent practice with a 90-minute lunch break.

Recordings
Each morning teaching and each evening Q and A session will be recorded and made available to retreat participants in the protected online portal.
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Daily Schedule (in US Eastern Time)
10:00am to 11:00am
  • Teaching Session with Jeff
11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Meditation Session
12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Meditation Session
1:00pm to 2:30pm
  • Lunch Break
2:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Meditation Session
3:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Meditation Session
4:30pm to 5:15pm
  • Meditation Session
5:15pm to 6:00pm
  • Dialog and Q&A Session with Jeff
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Themes of the Retreat

During the No Place But Home retreat you will explore insights contained in Jeff Carreira’s book of the same title. The spiritual guidance you receive each day will be based on a different chapter from the book.

Thursday, May 20th: Meditation without Practice
We begin our journey by radically reorienting our relationship to the practice of meditation. In fact, we will start by doing away with the idea of practice all together and begin the retreat in the deep recognition that the awareness we are experiencing right now is already awake and free.
Friday, May 21st: The Immediacy of Meditation
On the second day of the retreat we will continue to liberate ourselves from any sense that meditation is something that takes time. As our meditation deepens we will realize that the present moment is the only one that exists, and that meditation is already always happening right here and now.
Saturday, May 22nd: The Delicate Art of Doing Absolutely Nothing
Our third day of practice will be dedicated to the subtle art of not doing anything at all. What we will discover is that when we disengage from doing anything, nothing else changes. If we allow everything to freely unfold, we realize that we were never doing any of it – we were never really there.
Sunday, May 23rd: Resting in the Space In-Between
After discovering and resting in the truth of our own nonexistence we will conclude our time on retreat with a day devoted to exploring the magical space of total freedom and creative potential that opens up once we liberate ourselves from limiting ideas of who we are.
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What past silent retreat participants said about their experience...

“We were able to only do three days of this event. But the impact for me was most profound. On our day 4, integration day an awareness of the Truth arose in me and left me totally flummoxed. Just what I have been working for, for so many years. I am truly a different person than the one who started the retreat last Friday. Profound gratitude to Jeff and the team.”

~ W. Francis.

“The daily teaching, Q&A's and and meditation sessions were so powerful , they brought such calm and flow to me and in turn to my family. Jeff's teaching enabled me reach greater depth in my meditations as each day passed.”

~ T. Bird.

“The retreat was eye opening and life-changing, giving me a new understanding of me as a soul, and deepening my relationship with it. Giving all day to meditation for a few days, rather than an hour a day for a prolonged period, has brought changes in me that are indescribable. I did not want it end!”

~ J. Aebi.

“This retreat was a wonderful and profound experience of sinking into the depth of Being. Experiencing blissful happiness and liberation, just abiding there, without needing anything. Even in the face of challenges from outside, like a noisy neighourhood.”

~ J. van den Bogaard.

“The retreat came at the perfect time in my life. It was the calm at the end of an internal and external storm that led to deep insights and deepening Awareness of my True Self. Jeff has an ability to transmit deep truths that find a home in soul.”

~ M. Earlenbaugh.

“Jeff’s instructions and felt his passion to lead us into a available view of the world and ourselves. My life is so completely different. I’m looking out with Cosmic Eyes now… Wow So simple and so wonderful. Thank you Jeff”

~ N. Torrence.

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The Most Frequently Asked Question
Can I still do this retreat if:
  • …there are other people living in my house?
  • …I will need to take care of my children?
  • …I won’t be able to do all of the retreat?
  • …I will need to do some work in the evenings?

Essentially, people want to know if this virtual retreat can be customized to fit their schedule and needs, and the answer is yes, it can be, and I want to explain a little more about how.

First of all let me explain how the retreat will work.

I will be online with you for 8 hours a day, from 10:00am to 6:00pm (US Eastern Time), on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 20th to May 23rd, 2021.

I will start the day with teachings and instructions, I will end the day with a Q & A session, and in between we will meditate together.

Now to give a more detailed answer to the question above:

If you can devote yourself entirely to the virtual retreat from 10:00am on Thursday, May 20th until 6:00pm on Sunday, May 23rd, then I suggest you do. That means unplugging your phone, remaining in silence, and doing extra practice around the 8-hours with me. You will receive detailed instructions for how to best organize your time as the retreat draws nearer.

I realize that many of us just can’t devote that much time and attention, but you can still get tremendous benefit from the retreat while accommodating responsibilities and family.

Variation 1:
You can do just the 8 hours a day live with me for four days and take care of other responsibilities around that. You would stay in silence during the 8 hours with me, and speak as necessary outside of that.

Variation 2:
You can listen live to the teaching session and/or Q and A session with me, and do as much (or as little) meditation as you can in addition to that.

Variation 3:
You will get the recording of both the teaching session and Q and A session with me each day, so you can listen to them whenever it works for you, or do the entire retreat over again at your convenience.

Any variation of the retreat can be profound and even life-transforming, especially when you keep one critical guideline in mind - commit to the retreat you’re doing and don’t worry about it.

If you need to do work, or take care of children, or anything else while doing the retreat, just do it and don’t worry about it. Taking care of your responsibilities doesn’t have to have any negative impact on your retreat, as long as you don’t worry about it.

If there are things you need to do outside of the retreat, even if they involve talking, just do what you need to, as fully as you can, and then return to the retreat without giving it another thought. As long as you don’t make a problem out of it, these activities won’t mean a thing. In fact one of the great insights you could get from doing the retreat would be the realization that nothing can disturb your retreat if you don’t let it.

These thoughts should answer any questions you might have about accommodating this retreat to fit your schedule.

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The cost of this 4-day retreat is $300 per person.

The cost of this 4-day retreat is $300 per person.

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Use your discount code at checkout. It can be found on your dashboard in the Members Circle portal.

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The next opportunity to participant in No Place But Home wont open for registration until next year. However if this retreat interests you, please express your interest using the form below and we will write to you as soon as more information is available.
Jeff Carreira
Jeff Carreira
Jeff Carreira is a mystical philosopher and spiritual guide. He is the author of eleven books on meditation and philosophy. He teaches online programs and leads retreats throughout the world that teach people how to let go of their current perceptual habits so they are free to participate in the creation of a new paradigm. To put it simply, he supports people to live a spiritually inspired life, free from the constraints of fear, worry and self-doubt, and aligned with their own deepest sense of meaning and purpose.
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