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  • Dhammarato Bhikkhu
    Meditation Retreat Wat Greensboro, North Carolina First Dec 18-26, 2004 Second Dec 26-Jan 1, 2005 A Meditation Retreat for all levels of practice led by Phra
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      Meditation Retreat
      Wat Greensboro, North Carolina
      First Dec 18-26, 2004
      Second Dec 26-Jan 1, 2005
      A Meditation Retreat for all levels of practice led by Phra Achan
      Dhammarato, Bhikkhû
      Sponsored by Wat Greensboro
      "Bringing Deep Joy and Happiness into Daily Life"

      WHERE: Greensboro Wat, Greensboro, NC 2715 Liberty Rd.,
      Greensboro, NC 27406 (Call 704-996-6252 for information about the
      retreat center.)
      WHEN: Dec 18 Beginning Saturday at 9:00 AM, ending 2:00 PM Sunday
      Dec 26. (Pre-registration starts Friday Dec 17)
      SECOND SESSION: Dec 26 to Jan 1 Beginning Sunday at 9:00 AM, ending
      2:00 PM Sunday Jan 1 (pre-registration starts Saturday Dec 25)
      Students are allowed to do both sessions.
      COST: The retreat is free. No one will be turned away. A Dana is
      being asked to help cover the cost of food cooking, and travel
      expenses for the teacher.

      Phra Achan Dhammarato has lived in South East Asia and India since
      1975 studying and practicing Buddhist meditation for over 28 years
      with teachers in India, Burma and Thailand. He studied Meditation in
      India with several teachers including four years with S. N. Goenka.
      He was ordained by Upajaya Kêssa Thero in 1984 near Wat Suan Mokkh
      in South Thailand and again by Upajaya Candupamo a few years later.
      There he studied with Ton Achan Bhikkhû Buddhâdâsâ for five years,
      teaching and leading retreats for Westerners and visitors at
      International Meditation retreat center close to Wat Suan Mokkh.
      Living now in North Carolina, he stays at the various Buddhist
      Monasteries in Charlotte, High Point and Greensboro. Phra Achan has
      many students of meditation and teaches dhammâ and Vipassanâ
      meditation on a regular basis. He has a Masters degree from
      University of Oklahoma, PhD in Clinical Psychology from Kennedy
      University and has been combining spiritual practice and Clinical
      Psychology for 28 years to form a Clinical Buddholigy.

      PARTICULARS:
      • The retreat session is 7 days long. (4 days minimum period
      requested.)
      • The retreat covers the basics and in depth particulars of
      the anapanasati meditation.
      • The retreat will be held in noble silence observing 8
      precepts
      • Participants will be asked to wear white and keep the
      precepts.
      • The retreat offers optional temporary ordination to wear the
      robes and offers a unique experience. It is supported by the Sangha
      of the area.
      • Each student meets daily with the teacher during the
      retreat.
      • Dhammâ talks may be open to the public in the evenings. TBA
      • Housing and meals will be supplied.

      WHAT TO BRING: We will be sleeping at two houses and can have about
      30 students. You are asked to bring a sleeping bag to make up your
      bed. Please bring a towel and toiletries.

      REGISTRATION: by email to Dhammarato@... with Subject line
      Register Greensboro for registration or call 704-996-6252 For
      information about Wat Greensboro or directions, call 704-996-6252
      Phra Achan Dhammarato.
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