44 min

What Happens On Silent Meditation Retreat? (w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo‪)‬ The ZDoggMD Show

    • Health & Fitness

Dr. Angelo DiLullo & I recently did a 6-day silent meditation retreat with 30 healthcare folks from our audience, and here's what happened 🤯

Links to Angelo's book (Awake, It's Your Turn), his YouTube channel, a full transcript and the video, and more episodes in our Awakening, Explained series: https://zdoggmd.com/meditation-retreat

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00:00 Intro
01:50 What happens when we are silent and meditate, the nature of thought
06:15 Non-verbal connection/communication on retreat
09:51 Strong emotional, empathic openings and experiences
14:04 The group dynamic on silent retreat
15:36 The journey inward, removal of distraction
20:21 Emotion, suffering, and the opening of the heart
24:25 Psychedelics compared with retreat
26:22 Eating in silence with others
29:32 Support on retreat & group activities
34:52 Meditative concentration (joriki)
37:24 How to sign up for retreat
38:11 The Zen tradition, koans, mu
39:26 Angelo’s retreat specifics, pain, guided meditations

Dr. Angelo DiLullo & I recently did a 6-day silent meditation retreat with 30 healthcare folks from our audience, and here's what happened 🤯

Links to Angelo's book (Awake, It's Your Turn), his YouTube channel, a full transcript and the video, and more episodes in our Awakening, Explained series: https://zdoggmd.com/meditation-retreat

Supporters of the show can get free CME for reflecting on this episode! Check the ad-free version in your supporter feed for details! https://zdoggmd.com/supporters to join.

Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

00:00 Intro
01:50 What happens when we are silent and meditate, the nature of thought
06:15 Non-verbal connection/communication on retreat
09:51 Strong emotional, empathic openings and experiences
14:04 The group dynamic on silent retreat
15:36 The journey inward, removal of distraction
20:21 Emotion, suffering, and the opening of the heart
24:25 Psychedelics compared with retreat
26:22 Eating in silence with others
29:32 Support on retreat & group activities
34:52 Meditative concentration (joriki)
37:24 How to sign up for retreat
38:11 The Zen tradition, koans, mu
39:26 Angelo’s retreat specifics, pain, guided meditations

44 min

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