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June Retreat with Bhikkhu Bodhi

In addition to our upcoming local retreat with Phil Jones on May 17-18 , Bhikkhu Bodhi will be back in Missouri this coming June 6-7. More information below. ********************** *Bhikkhu Bodhi * Teaching Retreat* *Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, 2014* Mid-America Buddhist Association (MABA Monastery)  Augusta, Missouri (just outside St. Louis) *  This is an advanced notice regarding this rare opportunity to study with Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi in his return visit to the Midwest. Space is limited. Registration will be available soon at . Recommended donation - $60 for per person for commuters; $85 includes 2 overnights (All donations are voluntary and designated to defer the cost of food and upkeep of the facilities. No one is turned away for financial reasons. Additional donations for the teachings are gratefully accepted.) *** Bhikkhu Bodhi is an American Buddhist monk from New York City. Born in Brooklyn,

Phil Jones Meditation Weekend May 17-18, 2014

Ozarks Dharma Community is pleased to announce a weekend of meditation with noted Insight Meditation teacher, Phil Jones. Phil will give a public talk on Saturday, May 17 and lead a daylong retreat on Sunday, May 18. Public Talk, Saturday May 17, 2014 at 7pm “Mindfulness, What Is It Good For?” will be presented May 17, 2014, at 7pm in the Story Hour Room at The Library Center , 4653 S Campbell Ave, Springfield, MO 65810. The talk is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. Daylong Meditation Retreat, Sunday May 18, 2014 from 9am-4pm A daylong retreat, “Settling the Mind, Opening the Heart,” will focus on settling the mind and creating the conditions for insights to arise, while also opening the heart. Phil will offer instruction in sitting, walking, eating and goodwill (metta) meditation. This retreat will be appropriate for all skill levels from beginners to more experienced meditators.  The retreat will take place from 9am–4pm May 18, 2014, at Little Port