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Spiritual Retreats – What are your expectations?

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Seekers of the spiritual retreat experience visit web sites looking for retreat centers that provide an environment that complements their spiritual journey. gets almost 80,000 visitors monthly. What are spiritual seekers looking for? What is most important?

  • Silence, quiet environment
  • Setting, forest, beach, mountains
  • Spiritual guidance, prayers
  • Monastic environment
  • Workshops, planned retreats, events
  • Escape from your normal routine
  • A holy place that offers an environment of prayer
  • Community
  • Learning opportunity
  • Other

We would be interested in what draws you to a particular retreat center. Where do you visit? Why do you go there?