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Retreat with Ayya Medhanandi (Non-residential)

November 15, 2019 - November 16, 2019

This retreat will include meditation instruction, group chants, and devotional practice. A wonderful opportunity to practise in this ancient tradition that has transmitted the priceless teaching of liberation to us through two and a half millennia.

Ayya Medhanandi
Ayya Medhanandi is the founder and abbess of Sati Saraniya Hermitage near Perth, Ontario. A native of Montreal, she was ordained as a ten-precept Buddhist nun in Myanmar in 1988, has lived and practised in monasteries in England, North America, New Zealand and Asia and has many years of teaching experience. After 19 years as a nun, she received bhikkhuni ordination in Taiwan and returned to Canada to establish Sati Saraniya Hermitage, the first Canadian Theravada Buddhist monastic residence for bhikkhunis (fully-ordained women).

Schedule

This is a two-day event (Friday night, Saturday).

  • Friday: 7-9 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am-4 pm

On Saturday, please bring a simple vegetarian lunch (there are no cooking facilities).

Registration

  • Regular: $70
  • SIMT Supporter: $60

Registration to come.

As well as registration costs, dana offerings will be gratefully received to help support the nuns at Sati Saraniya Hermitage.

Please register early. Payment prior to the retreat ensures placement. Please note that payment is non-refundable. For more information, please contact us at multi-dayretreats@satipanna.com.

Location

  • Society of Friends (Quakers) House
    60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto, ON
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Details

Start:
November 15, 2019
End:
November 16, 2019
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Location

Friends House
60 Lowther Ave.
Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 Canada
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Phone:
(416) 964-9669

Organizer

Satipanna Insight Meditation Toronto
Phone:
416-444-9292
Website:
satipanna.com