Saturday 7th March 2pm – 6pm
56 Scott Rd, Kelmscott
Join Ajahn Khemavaro for an afternoon of teaching and meditation. There will be a half day retreat held at Wat Dhammayanam. This will include teachings on meditation, as well as some guided meditation sessions. The main emphasis for the day is on the Buddhist approach to meditation.
Calming the mind this way lets you develop a clear mind, letting us function more effectively in our everyday activities. Meditation techniques taught will include watching the breath, body awareness and stillness meditation. The retreat will be conducted in silence.
Places are limited, to book, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (maximum 2 persons).
Ajahn Khemavaro was born in Vietnam in 1966. At the age of nine he moved with his family to live in California, USA. He obtained his BA in Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, Southern California. Except for a brief stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger, West Africa, most of his jobs have been in the Banking/Finance Sector. While working as a stockbroker in Bangkok, he became interested in Buddhism and meditation. He began his monastic training at Wat Pah Nanachat, Thailand in 1999, and was ordained as a Bhikkhu in Ajahn Chah’s Tradition in 2000. Since 2005, Ajahn Khemavaro has lead numerous retreats in Singapore, USA, Norway, and Australia . He has been at Wat Buddha Dhamma since July 2008.