Anapanasati, mindfulness of breathing, is a core meditation practice common to various Buddhist tradition, as well as a part of many modern mindfuln ess-based programs. From ancient times to today, Anapanasati is one of the most widely used Buddhist methods for contemplating bodily phenomena which leads to the cultivation of both concentration (Samadhi) and insight (Vipasssana).
| Bhikkhu Kaiyin was ordained
in 1987. After ordination, he practiced meditation under
the guidance of several masters and further received intensive
training in Samatha and Vipassana meditation from Venerable
Pa-Auk Tawya Sayadaw in Myanmar.
In early 1990's he held teaching position at two Buddhist
institutes in Taiwan. In 1998, he founded Santavana Forest
Hermitage in Malaysia and has been the abbot since.
Currently, he is also the chairman of the Board for Santa
Monastery in the US.
In his monastic life of over two decades, he has developed profound experience in teaching meditation by leading more than one hundred intensive retreats throughout the world. Also, he is the expert in various Buddhist literature, including Pali commentaries on canonical texts, The Abhidhamma Sangaha, The Path to Purification (Vishudhimagga), the Great Treaties on Perfection of Wisdom (Mahaprajnaparamita-sastra) and the Discourse on Stages of Concentration Practice (Yogacarabhumi-sastra).
|Dates:||Sat. ~ Sun., 4/1~4/2/2017|
|Time:||8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Check in|
|9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Meditation|
|Location:||Mahabodhi Society of USA, 1302 Lillian Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94087|
|Remarks:||1. No part time allowed.
2. Space is limited. The registration deadline is 3/5/2017.
3. Vegetarian lunches provided.
4. Zabutons provided. Please bring your own zafus/cushions, blankets, and meal utensils.
5. Retreat guidelines will follow once admitted.
|Registration:||Press here for registration.|