• Female Single Room – AUD $1,170.00
  • Male Single Room – AUD $1,170.00

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Date & Time Details: Arrive between 4 - 6pm on Saturday 30th July, leave after a light lunch on Sunday 14th August

Location: Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre

Address: 25 Rutland Road, Medlow Bath NSW, Australia


Course Code: VV1-22

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Two Week Retreat with Venerable Virañani

with Venerable Virañani

July 30 - August 14, 2022

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.


If due to travel restrictions Ven Viranani is unable to attend the retreat in person, she will be teaching remotely via big screen in the Dharma Hall, and interviews will take place via zoom.


Venerable Virañani
  ‘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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