10-Day Vipassana Intensive Retreat
Assisted by Ben Heffer
October 17- 26, 2011
into the true nature of reality.
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness, as taught by the Buddha, guides one to develop a deep awareness the body, feelings, mind and the mental phenomena that may arise. This method leads the meditator to achieve wisdom, full liberation, freedom and realization of the Dhamma (Universal Law of Nature) within oneself, just as the Buddha did.
This 10-day retreat is a rare opportunity for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.
Part-time participants are welcomed. Please contact Ben to schedule instructions & interviews.
Thai custom is to wear white clothing.
Bring your own cushions, benches, or sitting devices (chairs are available).
Retreat offered by donation
October 17 Schedule:9:00 am – Retreat Opening, Precepts, Dhamma Talk, Introduction to Thai cultural ways,
Instructions for New Meditators
10:30 – Chanting
11:00 – Lunch
12-3:00 pm – Sitting & Walking Practice
3:00 – Break & Rest in Noble Silence
3:30 – Group discussion, Q&A, short Dhamma Talk
4:00 – Sitting & Walking Practice
5:00 – Chanting
6:00 – Dhamma Talk
7-10:00 – Sitting & Walking Practice
Daily Practice continues: 4 am – 10 pm
Retreat ends: 12 pm, October 26 with precepts ceremony
Bhodhiyana Meditation Center
1566 Westwind Road
Las Vegas, NevadaFor more information please contact
Ben Heffer: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org/(