Events and Retreats



Retreat Full 

Cultivating Compassion, Practicing Peace 

A Day of Mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

With Dharma Teacher Leslie Rawls

Sunday, June 28, 2015, 10-4 pm (Registration 9-9:45)

The Davis Chapel, Wake Forest University Campus

1834 Wake Forest Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Suitable for beginners and experienced mediation practitioners alike, this Day of Mindfulness will support us in stopping, calming our bodies and minds, and looking deeply as we practice mindful sitting, walking, eating, and deep relaxation. 

Dharmacharya (Dharma Teacher) Leslie Rawls has been Thich Nhat Hanh's student for over 20 years. She was ordained into the Order of Interbeing in 1995 and received Dharma Lamp transmission from Thich Nhat Hanh in 2009. Leslie is the resident Dharma Teacher for the Charlotte Community of Mindfulness and facilitates a weekly prison Sangha.

Registration Information

The registration fee is $15.00* (includes vegetarian/vegan lunch).  Scholarships are available to those for whom the registration fee is an obstacle.  Please register by June 15.  To register online, please click on this link or copy and paste it into your browser:  Please mail checks payable to Deep River Sangha, 2813 Lenoir Drive, Greensboro, NC  27408.

For more information, please email

*Donations given as dana (the practice of generosity) are also welcome as an expression of gratitude for the teachings and to support making these practice opportunities available in the future.