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Satipatthana Meditation Society of Canada

Residential Retreats
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Multiple dates available, listed below.
By Donation.
Please register and get confirmation before coming.
38 Leopold Place, New Westminster, BC
Teacher: Dr. Sean Pritchard / Sayalay Nana Malini / Sayar Myat
Prerequisite
Completion of the Beginner Class offered by SMSC or prior experience/familiarity in the Pure Vipassana Meditation method (Mahasi tradition).
Additional Information
Please bring a sleeping bag, toiletries and modest clothing. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals are provided.
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Description

Upcoming Meditation Retreats: 

One-day Mindfulness Insight Meditation Retreat in English
Teacher: Dr. Sean Pritchard

Date: August 18

Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm— Please arrive between 8:00 am — 8:15 am
Location: 38 Leopold Place, New Westminster, BC
Lunch will be provided.
Minimum of 3, Maximum of 8 yogis.
New yogi’s are welcome.

Acceptance required.
Please use the registration form on our web-site. https://satipatthana.ca/register_retreat/

Please contact: info@satipatthana.ca if you have any questions.

 



3-Day Long-Weekend Residential Retreats:
Teacher: Sayalay Nana Malini

Available Dates:

  • August 03, 9:00 am to August 05, 5:00 pm
  • August 31, 9:00 am to September 02, 5:00 pm

Location: 38 Leopold Place, New Westminster, BC
Minimum of 2 yogis; Maximum 4 yogis at the same period

Living condition at the New Westminster location: Yogis will sleep on the floor in the dharma hall (no private rooms). Please bring a sleeping bag, enough clothing for the stay and toiletries.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch; vegetarian and non-vegetarian provided.

Prerequisite: completion of the Beginner’s class.

Those who wish to ware mask is more than welcome.

All retreat rules must be observed. Maintaining the nine precepts and noble silence is mandatory during the retreat.

Acceptance required.
Please use the registration form on our web-site. https://satipatthana.ca/register_retreat/

Please contact: info@satipatthana.ca if you have any questions.

 



7 to 21-day Retreat in Germany

Organized by Sabrina Lachenschmidt from Bavaria in cooperation with Vipassana-Hamburg (in Germany).

It will take place from Aug 18 to Sept 8, 2024 with approx. Up to 12 participants.

The course is suitable for newcomers, beginners as well as experienced meditators.

TeacherSayar Myat  (Satipatthana Meditation Society of Canada (SMSC))  

Language: in English 

Where does the course take place?

https://www.airbnb.de/rooms/16110452

Registration form

Sabrina Lachenschmidt

E-Mail:sabrina.lachenschmidt@gmx.de

Address:

25554 Moorhusen, Kirchweg 4

 

For retreat detail please download this PDF file: 2024 Retreat Germany by Sayar Myat.

 


 

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Other Programs & Retreats

Annual Retreats

Annual Retreats are usually held in the summer of each year, these last from 9 to 17 days on average. They are held at the Chanmyay Yeiktha Retreat Centre in Hope, B.C. Pre-registration and acceptance are required for these due to limited accommodation space.

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Beginner Classes

The Mindfulness-Insight Course for Beginners is an introduction to the meditation practice. This class is for both beginners and experienced practitioners that have no previous exposure to the Pure Vipassana Meditation method (Mahasi tradition). The program consists of 12 sessions of online courses, involving guided meditation and lectures about the practice.

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Intermediate Classes

The Intermediate Class is offered as an online course. It involves a 60-minute meditation time, before/after a dhamma talk (lecture about the practice). The intermediate class is an ongoing year-round program; online videos are released bi-weekly on Tuesdays.