Adrianne Ross

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Adrianne Ross is a retired family physician who has been involved in meditation and healing since 1976. She has been practicing Buddhist meditation since 1984 and began teaching in 1995.

She is influenced by both Thai and Burmese streams of the Theravadan tradition, as well as Tibetan (Mahamudra and Dzogchen) practices. She teaches classes, weekend and residential retreats in Canada and the US.

She has been involved in teaching and mentoring students in the Dedicated Practitioner and Advanced Practitioner Programs through Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California.

She co-founded BCIMS with the late Joanne Broatch over 20 years ago.

Events with Adrianne Ross

Buddha with candels BCIMS - Insight Meditation Retreat
November 1 - 5, 2023

In this silent retreat, we will explore aspects of the satipatthana sutta to bring mindfulness fully alive in all areas of our experience. We’ll begin by building stability in a compassionate way so that we can be with things as they are, see more clearly, and respond wisely. There will be periods of sitting and walking practice as well as group discussions with the teachers. This retreat is suitable for both newer and experienced practitioners.

Buddha in the Garden BCIMS - Meditation New Year Retreat
December 27, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Coming on retreat at the end of the year is a beautiful opportunity to release a little of some of the difficulties and burdens we’ve been carrying these past months. As we practice mindfully sitting, walking, and resting with what is, with kindness, there’s a natural unfolding and releasing so that we can see more clearly. As we let go a little, we can find there’s more space, ease, and a sense of possibility in our lives. There will be practice instructions at the beginning of each day and alternating sitting and walking periods. There will be practice discussion groups…