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The latest edition of this file lives on the World Wide Web at: Send updates and corrections to: -------------------------------------------------------------------- BHAVANA SOCIETY Rt. 1 Box 218-3 High View, WV 26808 Voice: (304) 856-3241 Fax: (304) 856-2111 -------------------------------------------------------------------- 1995 Retreat Schedule ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nov 3-12 10-day retreat Dec 15-31 Year-end two-week retreat You may come for the first weekend of any ten-day or two-week retreat. Priority is, however, given to those who stay for the full length of the retreat--ask for details. As more and more people are attending our retreats, we need at least one week advance notice to make arrangement for food and lodging. About the Bhavana Society ========================= The Bhavana Society is a monastery and meditation retreat center located on 25 acres of secluded forest near High View, West Virginia. The center offers Society members and friends rare and valuable opportunites to practice Vipassana Buddhist meditation in an ideal setting, in keeping with the original "forest" tradition. The Bhavana Society's retreat center offers one-day, weekend, ten-day and extended sessions of meditation practice and teaching in a serene forest setting just 2 hours from Washington, DC. By prior arrangement, experienced meditators can undertake practice for several months in a fully-supported environment. The center has several dormitory rooms, a meditation hall, well-stocked library, and several "kutis", or simple cabins, for intensive long-term practice. The Center is staffed by resident Sri Lankan and American monks, and by full-time support personnel. The founder and president of the Society is Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, a Sri Lankan who has has been a monk since the age of 12, and who came to the United States in 1968. He is an internationally recognized author and meditation teacher. His recent book on meditation, "Mindfulness in Plain English" is now in its second printing. * * * Updated: 16 Oct 95 Expires: 31 Dec 95 Sources used: Bhavana Society Newsletter [end]


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