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Vipassana Meditation Retreat with Sayadaw U Vivekananda
May 14 – 30, 2019
Dharma Centre of Canada
Ven. Sayadaw U Vivekananda has trained under the Ven. Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa of Myanmar since 1988. Ven. Vivekananda is a resident teacher at Panditarama Lumbini International Vipassana Meditation Center in Lumbini, Nepal, Birthplace of the Buddha. He has taught Vipassana meditation and Brahmavihara meditation in the tradition of the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw since 1999 at Panditarama Lumbini where many hundreds of people from around the world have come to train. Every year since 2000, he has travelled internationally to lead Vipassanā retreats in centres in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and Israel. He is fluent in English, German, French, and Burmese. Dharma Centre of Canada members are reminded that the Ven. Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa succeeded the Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw as the lineage holder of the Mahasi style of vipassana meditative practice. Ven. Ananda Bodhi (later Namgyal Rinpoche), DCC founder, trained under Mahasi Sayadaw.
Kinmount, Ontario, K0M 2A0
OBS Newsletter – May 8, 2016 Good evening friends and members of the OBS, As the tulips begin to bloom (and the Ottawa Tulip Festival tourists begin to congregate!), we are grateful for the changing seasons and this time of warmth, growth, and creativity. This month,...read more