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2019 Seeing Things With Love: an Insight Meditation & Loving Kindness Meditation Retreat with Winnie Nazarko

September 14, 2019  Morning Instructions


September 14, 2019 Dhamma Talk – Life of the Buddha


September 15, 2019 Dhamma Talk – The Noble Eight Fold Path


September 16, 2019 Dhamma Talk – The Hindrances


September 17, 2019 Dhamma Talk – Forgiveness


September 19, 2019 Dhamma Talk – Closing Talk

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2016 Summer Sayadaw Vivekananda & Marcia Rose Retreat

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Sayadaw Vivekananda

Ven. Vivekananda has trained under the Ven. Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa of Myanmar since 1988. He is the resident teacher at Panditarama Lumbini International Vipassana Meditation Center, Lumbini, Nepal. He has been teaching Vipassana meditation and Brahma Vihara meditation in the tradition of the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw since 1998 in Lumbini, Nepal, the United States, Europe, and Israel. Ven. Vivekananda guides meditators in a precise and encouraging manner.

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Marcia Rose (for biography, see Guiding teacher page)

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2016 Spring Month Long Hermitage Retreat with Marcia Rose

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Marcia Rose is the founding and guiding teacher of The Mountain Hermitage and founding teacher of Taos Mountain Sangha. She has been studying and practicing Buddhist teachings and meditation with Asian and Western teachers since 1970, primarily in the Theravada-Vipassana (Path of the Elders) tradition. Her own teaching reflects a clear influence from the Burmese Mahasi Vipassana and Pa-Auk Forest Monastery lineages with authorization from Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw to teach Samatha and Jhanas in his lineage. She has also studied and practiced in the Dzogchen Tibetan Buddhist tradition with Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche, and Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Marcia was resident teacher for staff at the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, MA from 1991-1995. She has been one of the teachers for the annual three-month retreat at IMS, and currently is an occasional visiting teacher at IMS and a regular visiting at The Forest Refuge in Barre, MA. Marcia teachesVipassana, Concentration, Brahma Vihara, and Creative Process retreats in various U.S. and international venues, and is dedicated to offering these ancient and timeless teachings in ways that make them accessible and authentic for contemporary culture.

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