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Retreat with Ayya Medhanandi (Residential, Chapin Mill)
August 12 - August 18
led by Ayya Medhanandi
with Jim Bedard and Randy Baker
Satipañña Insight Meditation Toronto is honoured that our August 2017 residential retreat will be led by Ayya Medhanandi Bhikkhuni.
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).
- Starts on Saturday, August 12 at 7 pm
(Please note that participants are asked to arrive between 2 pm and 5 pm)
- Ends on Friday, August 18 at noon
- Regular: $650
- SIMT Supporter: $575
Fees cover retreat and administration expenses and do not include Dana (donations) for the teachers. Payment prior to the retreat ensures placement. Please note that payment is non-refundable. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.
- Chapin Mill Retreat Center
8603 Seven Springs Rd., Batavia, NY
(just 2.5 hours from Toronto)