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Wonderful opportunity to practice with Michele McDonald and Jesse Maceo Vega Frey

Experience seven days practicing Metta (unconditional love and kindness) and Vipassana (insight) meditation, followed by seven days of cultivating mindfulness, on beautiful Cortes Island, British Columbia, at the Hollyhock Centre.

Discover the four immeasurables (unconditional love, wise compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity) through meditations that fuse these fundamental spiritual emotions with the intuitive wisdom of Vipassana. Develop compassionate awareness and a more loving heart with a unique melding of mindful movement alongside the Metta and Vipassana practices.

Participants may attend the full fourteen day practice, or come during one of the following weeks.

April 29 – May 6, 2015 – Metta Vipassana Practice 
Cultivate Unconditional Love, Wise Compassion, Empathetic Joy, and Equanimity. The Immeasurables are beautiful capacities of the heart which fuse innate spiritual emotions with intuitive wisdom.

May 6 – May 13, 2015 – Mindfulness Practice
Cultivate Mindfulness with a 6 sense-door awareness practice including affectionate awareness and reverence for our bodies, liberating the heart-mind with clarity, ease, and authenticity.

Joy Kerfoot will be offering mindful movement. Pari Ruengvisesh will be assisting Michele and Jesse.

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Register now for week long retreat “Seeing Clearly – Living Harmoniously”

A seven day Vipassana Meditation Retreat led by Grahame White

Dates April 24- 30, 2015

REGISTER NOW HERE.

Learning Vipassana meditation is perhaps the greatest gift we can give to ourselves and others. Vipassana is concerned primarily with the cultivation of awareness and understanding. Awareness so that we can see our mind more clearly and understanding so we can know what is useful and what is not useful for us to experience a deep harmonious, relationship with ourselves and the world we inhabit.

This retreat is designed to be suitable for beginners to meditation and also as a refresher for seasoned meditators. We will be practicing in the beautiful, relaxed atmosphere of the Palolo Zen Centre, Honolulu Hawaii.

Two Opportunities to hear Sayadaw U. Thuzana

 Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Sayadaw U. Thuzana

6:30 pm: Sitting followed by Dharma talk

Bodhi Tree Dharma Center at 654 N. Judd Street

For directions to the Bodhi Tree please visit their website.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sayadaw U. Thuzana

5:00 pm: Sitting followed by Dharma talk

Chan Khong Buddhist Temple at 1105 Hind Iuka Drive in Aina Haina.

For detailed directions to the sitting, please visit this page of our website.

Seeing Clearly – Living Harmoniously

A seven day Vipassana Meditation Retreat led by Grahame White

Dates April 24- 30, 2015

Learning Vipassana meditation is perhaps the greatest gift we can give to ourselves and others. Vipassana is concerned primarily with the cultivation of awareness and understanding. Awareness so that we can see our mind more clearly and understanding so we can know what is useful and what is not useful for us to experience a deep harmonious, relationship with ourselves and the world we inhabit.

This retreat is designed to be suitable for beginners to meditation and also as a refresher for seasoned meditators. We will be practicing in the beautiful, relaxed atmosphere of the Palolo Zen Centre, Honolulu Hawaii.