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Amazing setting. Amazing retreat. Amazing teacher.

Register NOW for new Vipassana Hawai´i 13-day retreat in September with Steven Smith. An extraordinary setting at Jungle Yoga, Khao Sok National Park, Thailand.

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Abiding in the Wild: Nurturing Love, Awareness, and the Heart’s Deep Release

September 17 – 30, 2015

Thirteen day Metta and Vipassana Meditation Retreat
With Steven Smith, assisted by Jake Davis
Jungle Yoga, Khao Phang, Ban Ta Khun District, Surat Thani, Thailand

For this silent retreat at the amazingly beautiful and remote Khlong Long Lake in Southern Thailand, Steven Smith will teach Metta and Vipassana meditation.  Each participant will enjoy a floating bamboo bungalow on a beautiful lake in the Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary in  Southern Thailand.

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This is a spectacular venue is offered by Jungle Yoga.  Total cost for retreat, room, and board is about $980, travel and teacher dana extra. For more information, click here. Register now!

We look forward to seeing you there. 

Join us for three wonderful Vipassana Hawai´i retreats in Thailand. A brand new offering this year in September at Jungle Yoga, Khao Sok National Park is: 

Abiding in the Wild: Nurturing Love, Awareness, and the Heart’s Deep Release

September 17 – 30, 2015

Thirteen day Metta and Vipassana Meditation Retreat
With Steven Smith, assisted by Jake Davis
Jungle Yoga, Khao Phang, Ban Ta Khun District, Surat Thani, Thailand

For this silent retreat at the amazingly beautiful and remote Khlong Long Lake in Southern Thailand, Steven Smith will teach Metta and Vipassana meditation.  Each participant will enjoy a floating bamboo bungalow on a beautiful lake in the Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary in  Southern Thailand. This is a spectacular venue is offered by Jungle Yoga.  For more information, click here.

Insight and Metta Retreat

Novemeber 8 – 14, 2015

With Steven Smith and Pandit Bhikkhu

Pathum Thani (close to Bangkok), Thailand

A week long Insight (Vipassana) and Metta meditation week close to Bangkok for Yogis of all experience levels. Steven Smith will be leading the Meditation instruction in the style of Mahasi Sayadaw based on the classic Four Foundations of Mindfulness. Pandit Bhikkhu will be in support throughout. This is a silent meditation retreat in a dedicated Thai retreat centre – their only retreat this year in English language. You do not need previous experience, as there will be time for personal interviews and guidance. Both the retreat leaders have lots of experience in leading retreats so be sure they will give clear and practical guidance.

New Year’s Vipassana Retreat with Mindful Movement at Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

December 29, 2015 – January 5, 2016

With Steven Smith and mindful movement with Julie Seibt

Jungle Yoga, Khao Phang, Ban Ta Khun District, Surat Thani, Thailand

We hope you will be able to attend one of these amazing Thailand retreats this year.

2015 Dhamma Talks

 

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1. Hollyhock, Cortes Island, Canada, April 29 – May 15, 2015: Fourteen Talks by Michele McDonald (MM) and Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey (JVF).

Metta through Joy and Sorrow (JVF)

One Acre of Mindfulness (JVF)

Seeing Security Everywhere (JVF)

Anicca, Dukkha, Anata (JVF)

Metta walking instructions (JVF)

A Beautiful Problem (MM)

Bowing to the Dust (MM)

Exploring our Motivation with Metta (MM)

Exploring RAIN and its Opposites (MM)

The Worthiness of the Liberated Heart (MM)

Appreciating Joy – Mudita instructions (MM)

Calling up Metta (MM)

Metta instructions – Benefactor (MM)

Vipassana instructions – Letting Experience Come and Go (MM)

 

Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation at Vallecitos Mountain Ranch

Vipassana Hawai‘i is pleased to announce Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation with Michele McDonald and Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey.Held at The Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, a magical, 135-acre wilderness ranch and retreat center nestled 8,880 feet above sea level in the Tusas Mountains, 50 miles west of Taos, New Mexico. We hope you will have the opportunity of attending!

July 30 – August 8

Affectionate Awareness as a Path to Liberation

Michele McDonald, Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey

Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, Tusas Mountains, New Mexico

Develop compassionate awareness and a more loving heart with this unique Metta and Vipassana practice. Experience days at beautiful Vallecitos cultivating Unconditional Love, Wise Compassion, Empathetic Joy and Equanimity – are meditations fusing innate spiritual emotions with the intuitive wisdom of Vipassana.

This course is suitable for beginners and those who have experience in meditation.