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Sunday - July 16th, 2017

One Day Meditation Retreat

There will be one day meditation retreat on July 16th, 2017 at the New England Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center, Grafton, MA conducted by Bhante Bhikkhu Bodhi. If you are willing to participate in this program, kindly register for it by using the following link or giving a phone call to the temple. Prior registration is required for providing the lunch to the participants.

Registration is closed for this event as we have reached maximum capacity

Time: 8.30 am- 4.30 pm
Medium: English
Registration is required for food and accommodation.

About Bhante Bhikkhu Bodhi

Bhikkhu Bodhi is an American Buddhist monk from New York City. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1944, he obtained a BA in philosophy from Brooklyn College (1966) and a PhD in philosophy from Claremont Graduate School (1972).

Drawn to Buddhism in his early 20s, after completing his university studies he traveled to Sri Lanka, where he received novice ordination in 1972 and full ordination in 1973, both under the late Ven. Ananda Maitreya, the leading Sri Lankan scholar-monk of recent times. He was appointed editor of the Buddhist Publication Society (in Sri Lanka) in 1984 and its president in 1988. Ven. Bodhi has many important publications to his credit, either as author, translator, or editor, including the Buddha — A Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya (co-translated with Ven. Bhikkhu Nanamoli (1995), The Connected Discourses of the Buddha — a New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya (2000), and In the Buddha’s Words (2005). In May 2000 he gave the keynote address at the United Nations on its first official celebration of Vesak (the day of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and passing away). He returned to the U.S. in 2002. He currently resides at Chuang Yen Monastery and teaches there and at Bodhi Monastery. He is currently the chairman of Yin Shun Foundation.

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