Walking in the Buddha's footsteps (A Metta-Vipassana Retreat) Date : 5th to 12th Feb 2019 The Jetvan Monastery @ Hivari Village in Yavatmal, Nr. Nagpur, MH, India
Bhante Vimalaramsi takes you on a journey to experience a way out of much of the suffering you face today. Come and listen to a gentle guiding voice full of Metta and Karuna and hear what the Buddha's own words taught his own people and monks. Listen to how he describes his own meditation and how to abandon much of your suffering. Learn the drills the monks practiced to free themselves from atta. Discover a development chart that will help you gauge your own progress. Begin to see what Buddha Gotama experienced in his own meditation and why he said, "We are the happy ones!" Listen to a way out of humanity's vast trammel of war and hate in this world today. Learn about the Buddha’s measure for your own successful meditation. Reclaim your own internal peace and smile. http://www.dhammasukha.org/ven-bhante-vimalaramsi.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhante_Vimalaramsi http://www.dhammasukha.org/metta-barebones-booklet.html
Location: Jetvan Monastery, Hivari Village, Nagpur-Tuljapur Road, , Yavatmal, Maharashtra India Dates:5th to 12th February 2019 Cost: Donation to the Center & Teacher. Venue:- The Venue is offered on a Donation basis by the Jetvan Monastery. Sleeping Arrangements:- Please note that participants stay in Male and Female halls with mattresses on the floor. Toilet:- Indian Style Squatting Toilets. Link for registration:https://tinyurl.com/jetvan Contact Person:Dhammagavesi Bhikkhu WhatsApp #+947 5019 9550 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org CLOSING DATE:5th January 2019 or Max 35 pax
The Retreat Schedule: Official retreat days will begin on 5th and ends on 12th February 2019 (7 Days). Monday Jan 5th: Arrival and Registration time will begin afternoon. Evening opening Talk will include site orientation, guidelines for retreat, and basic instructions. Tuesday Jan 6th: Begin Retreat. the retreat will be a silent retreat under 8 precepts, with daily interviews from 7th. This is a Metta-Vipassana Retreat (Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation) Thursday Jan 12th: The retreat will officially end after morning service, meditation and breakfast.
How to get here: -
Reach Yavatmal Railway Station and Hire a Private Transport. (We are hardly 20 Kms Away from Yavatmal Railway Station).
Book a Cab or Drive your car from Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad or Nagpur.
Public Transport such as Bus from Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad or Nagpur are available on regular basis.