Two Week Retreat with Venerable Virañani
with Venerable Virañani
August 1 - 15, 2020
This retreat is suitable for beginners and more experienced meditators, and will include both Metta & Vipassana practice
The practice of loving-kindness (mettā bhāvana) aims at the cultivation of a loving, benevolent attitude towards all living beings. Since the time of the Buddha, this form of meditation has been used as a practice in itself, and as a support for the development and deepening of insight.
‘Ven. Vīrañāṇi began to practice meditation in 1979, as a scientist and conservation biologist in Hawai’I and New Zealand. In the mid-1990s, she began to practice more intensively, and in 2003 took novice ordination in the Burmese lineage of Mahasi Sayadaw beginning a four-year period devoted to intensive practice. She took permanent ordination in Burma with Sayadaw U Pandita on New Year 2006, and now mostly resides at the Chanmyay Myaing Meditation Centre North of Yangon. She teaches loving-kindness and vipassanā meditation retreats worldwide. She was one of the editors (for Pali and English) of the translation from the Burmese…
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