Should we pay for the priceless? Can it be freed?
I have been on paid retreats, voluntary contribution retreats, monastic Christian retreats, free day retreats, even ... sponsored retreats (I was sponsored by Esso for one week long monastic/organic food growing retreat ) 🤦🏼♀️🤷🏼♂️⏳
Sure it costs money to travel if not local but I can probably find a free group within walking distance [lucky lobster]
What is the real cost? Not attending training?
A lot of my sangha type links is from the cybernet. For example I recently started using twitter again. Very hard work now they advertise/promote, reweet and bubble you (herd your thinking) ... However I am a dharma geek, so am relearning how to get 0 followers (the ideal) ... who needs them ... to be inspired by (yes) and not to be twitched, bombarded and manipulated by ...