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Shining Dawn Bed & Breakfast Retreat Programs Schedule

    E njoy an unforgettable small group retreat in our magnificent 1902 Queen Anne brownstone located just minutes from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Our bed and breakfast inn features stained glass windows, inlaid oak floors, carved mantles and five comfortable guest suites, each with a private bath.


Next Scheduled Retreat to be determined

  • Meditation to Open the Heart
  • Rumi and Hafiz Poetry
  • Grief, Pain, and Fear
  • Heart and Soul
  • Choosing Love
  • Connecting with the Great Heart in All
Shining Dawn Stained Glass Window


Next Scheduled Retreat to be determined

  • Breathing and Beginning Meditation
  • Walking Meditation
  • Basic Mindfulness and Awareness Practice
  • Music — Deep Listening
  • The Soul
  • Mandala Meditation

The Soul: Infusing Your Life with Light

Next Scheduled Retreat to be determined

  • The Personality and Soul
  • Karma and Reincarnation
  • Intuition and Enlightenment
  • Meditation: Finding the Light Within
  • Intention and Creativity


Sept. 26 — 28, 2014

  • Introduction to Esoteric Psychology
  • Identifying Your Soul and Personality Rays
  • Seven Ray Meditations
  • Mandalas and Ritual
  • Creating Ray Mandalas
  • Techniques for Being Who You Truly Are

Meditation: Next Steps

Next Scheduled Retreat to be determined

  • Becoming a Server of Humanity
  • Purifying Yourself and Space
  • Building Bridges
  • Impressions from Higher Realms
  • Generating and Focusing Energy for Good
  • Magnetism and Attraction

General Retreat Information:

  • Cost: The retreat cost is the room rate for the room you select, plus a $65 per person program fee.
  • Meals: The room rates include a full breakfast each morning; lunch and dinner are extra
  • Program: The retreat program includes 7—8 hours of instruction spread over the weekend, with ample time in between sessions for relaxation and contemplation. Programs typically start Friday evening at 7:00 pm and finish by noon on Sunday.
  • All programs are facilitated by Helen Paine, co-founder of Shining Dawn B & B Retreat. Helen has over 35 years of experience leading spiritual groups and teaching meditation.