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Join us for two wonderful Vipassana Hawai´i retreats in Asia this winter!

December 29, 2015 – January 5, 2016

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

with Steven Smith and Julie Seibt

For this silent retreat at the magnificent and remote Khlong Long Lake in Southern Thailand, Steven Smith will teach Vipassana meditation while Julie leads mindful movement sessions twice daily.  Each participant will enjoy a floating bungalow at this rustic and spectacular venue offered by Jungle Yoga. Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary is a remote, beautiful lake in the interior of Southern Thailand. For more information, click here or email MindBodyEase here.

January 11 – January 31, 2016

Kyaswa Monastery Foreign Yogies Retreat

Sagaing Hills, Burma (Myanmar)

with Sayadaw U Pannabhinanda, Michele McDonald, and Steven Smith

This three-week meditation retreat will be held at Kyaswa Monastery in the Sagaing Hills of Upper Burma (Myanmar). The hills are filled with centuries-old pagodas, monasteries, and nunneries, and are one of the most important practice centers of Theravada Buddhism. This “fusion” retreat offers a rare opportunity to practice meditation using highly respected traditional Burmese monastic methods supported by a skilled Western teaching perspective. For more information on the retreat and our teachers, please visit here.  Registration is now live. Click here to register.

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

 

NOTE: To download talks to your device or to iTunes: Control-Click the second link. To play directly, click the sound bar.

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)