Retreat Schedule


Easter Mindfulness Meditation Retreat
Ven. Pannyavaro
Friday 14th to Monday 17th April 

The teacher is Ven. Pannyavaro (better known as Pannya), who is Bodhi Tree’s founder and resident monk. Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery and Vipassana Retreat Centre is located at Tullera, ten minutes from Lismore in Northern New South Wales.

There’ll be instructions on the basics of Insight meditation, i.e. sitting, walking, and awareness during one’s daily activities. Emphasis will be on applying this knowledge, together with practical strategies, to both the intensive retreat practice situation and integration it into your everyday life.

If already experienced, this retreat can benefit you by providing an opportunity to work through with the teacher any difficulties or to clarify any questions regarding your meditation practice. So this will be opportunities to receive feedback on your practice from the teacher in a supportive environment.

This retreat should increase your confidence and ability to self-manage and further develop your practice, particularly when applying these meditation skills to daily life.

The retreat is residential with vegetarian meals. No charge is made for the retreat however a donation towards costs is appreciated.

Please make a booking by filling in the Booking Form below  . . .
If you’re not comfortable with the forms – book by phone: 02-6628 2426


MEDITATION EVENINGS AT BODHI TREE

Regular Wednesday Evenings Meditation with (Q & R )
Good Questions, Good Responses 

Between 6:00 to 7:00 pm
All are welcome!

MINDFULNESS MENTORING

with Ven. Pannyavaro at Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery

Meditation InterviewTo people who have or are willing to make a commitment to the practice of Satipatthana Vipassana in the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition, mindfulness meditation mentoring is being offered by Ven. Pannyavaro (Pannya), the Abbot and resident teacher at Bodhi Tree.

Selective students will be taken on with personal instruction and mentoring on a one-to-one basis. To qualify for this unique experience one must be prepared to follow instruction and be unreservedly committed to the practice over the long term.

The decision as to who will be accepted will be made by the teacher who has been a Vipassana practitioner since 1974, having studied and undertaken long periods of intensive practice with teachers in the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition in Myanmar.

Potential students who are interested can contact Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery and Vipassana Retreat Centre, located at Tullera, 10 minutes from Lismore, and make an appointment either by phone: (02) 6628 2426 or e-mail: webmaster@buddhanet.net

Book and CD on Vipassana Retreat
The book “The Vipassana Retreat” with an audio CD, by Ven. Pannyavaro
is available by donation from www.buddhanet.net/publishing.html


BOOKINGS

For all retreats and workshops: please read the Course Information and download the Booking Form below and either e-mail the form to webmaster@buddhanet.net or post it to Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery 78 Bentley Road, Tullera via Lismore NSW 2480.

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No charge is made for Bodhi Tree Retreats and Workshops. The cost is covered by donations or Dana.

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