Samadhi Retreat Schedule – 2007

 June 1 – 7Centre for Conscious Living
Morestown, New Jersey, USA
Group is led by Rev. Carol Lawson.
Flyer available here.
 June 8, 9, 10Family Retreat At Samadhi Center
(Mainly for the Czech People)
Come and share with your family the spiritual atmosphere of Samadhi Center. We would like to welcome everybody for this weekend. Yoga, meditation counseling, nature walks, gardening.
 June 13Bhante Gunarantana Arrives
 June 15 – 17The Retreat for Czech People
Will be led by most Venerable Bhante Gunaratene Nayaka Thera.
We are so happy to welcome one of Bhante Wimala’s mentors and a teacher To Samadhi Meditation Center this summer. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the founding abbot of the Bhavana Society. Born in rural Sri Lanka, he has been a monk since age 12 and took full ordination at age 20 in 1947. He came to the United States in 1968. “Bhante G” (as he is fondly called by his students) has written a number of books, including the now-classic meditation manual Mindfulness In Plain English and its companion Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness. Bhante G regularly leads retreats on vipassana, mindfulness, metta (Loving-friendliness), concentration, and other topics both at the Bhavana Society and elsewhere.
Bhante Gunaratana is an internationally recognized author and meditation teacher. Prior to coming to the United States, he spent five years doing missionary work with the Harijanas (Untouchables) of India and ten years in Malaysia. He has taught in a number of settings, including American University of Washington DC where he served as Buddhist chaplain and the Buddhist Vihara of Washington DC, where he served as president. Bhante G has a strong scholarly background and lifelong commitment to dhamma.
 June 29 – July 6Unity Church of Sacramento (Spiritual Life Center)
Sacramento, California, USA
Will be led by Rev. Michele Moran, the senior minister of the church.
(Not open to public)
 July 6 – 8Retreat for Czech Students
Will be led by Bhante Wimala
Beginners and advanced students are welcome for this retreat.
 July 11 – 14Tennessee Group
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Will be led by Suzette Francis
(Not open to public)
 July 16 – 23Connecticut Group
Connecticut, USA
Malani and Lize, Yoga and meditation retreat.
(Not open to public)
 July 24 – 30International Group
All of Bhante’s friends and students from around the world are invited to register for this retreat.
Open to all English speaking students.
 August 1 – 5International Yoga and Meditation Retreat
Lucie and friends
 August 12 – 17Unity Church Of Dallas
Dallas, Texas, USA
Will be led by Rev. Ed Townly the senior minister of the church.
(Not open to public)
 August 20 – 26Malaysian Buddhist Group
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Led by Venerable Samanakara the head monk of Sentul Buddhist Temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
(Not open to public)