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Monthly Day Meditation Retreat | Bhante Bodhidhaja
December 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm UTC+10
Waiting is Wonderful, Being is Beautiful
One day silent meditation retreat led by Bhante Bodhidhaja
Time: 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Venue: BSV City Centre (Buddhaloka) 71 Darling Road, Malvern East, VIC 3145
Join Bhante Bodhidhaja at the BSV city centre in East Malvern for the last meditation day in 2022 on Saturday 03 December. We will be exploring together how we can wait without wanting and appreciate and become sensitive to the beauty in every moment
There will be instruction sessions, guided meditations, Q&As, as well as opportunity for personal practice and interviews with the teacher.
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome & Introduction
9:00 – 9:30 Guided Meditation
9:30 – 10:00 Introduction Walking Meditation & Q&A
10:00 – 11:00 Individual Sitting Meditation / Walking Meditation / Being
11:00 – 12.00 Lunch Break
12:00 – 13:00 Individual Sitting Meditation / Walking Meditation / Being
13:00 – 14:00 Short Talk & Guided Meditation
14:00 – 15.30 Individual Sitting Meditation / Walking Meditation / Being and opportunity for 10 min interviews with the teacher
15:30 – 16:30 Q&A, Discussion & Conclusion
This will be a silent retreat, in order to support the meditation & contemplation. So please speak only when necessary.
Participants are kindly requested to put away their phones.
Please write down your questions as they occur to you during the day and put them in the box outside the meditation hall. They will be answered during the last session for the day.
As the doors to the Centre and meditation hall will be left open to maximise ventilation, please dress warmly and bring a blanket or meditation shawl if you wish. There is heating in the hall.
Participants need to bring their own lunch. Tea/coffee will be provided.
Please take individual tea breaks when you need them, so as to minimise congregating & talking.
All are welcome – Registration not required.