14 Days Residential Meditation Retreat (English Medium) by Venerable U Dhammajiva Maha Thero – 10-23 October 2014


 Dear Friends in Dhamma,

I am pleased to inform you about a forthcoming residential meditation program at Nissarana Vanaya Monastery, Sri Lanka. Please contact the organizers directly as advised below. 

With Metta,

Aruna Manathunge

We are pleased to inform you of a 14-day residential meditation retreat commencing 10 October 2014 and ending 23 October 2014. 

Designed for yogis based overseas and in Sri Lanka, the residential retreat will be conducted at the Mitirigala Nissarana Vanaya Meditation Centre (Sri Lanka) under the guidance of the Chief Preceptor and experienced meditation master, Most Venerable U Dhammajiva Maha Thero

The retreat will:

  • Be in the Theravada Buddhist Tradition
  • Progress in adherence to the traditional eight precepts and noble silence
  • Focus on the Satipatthana meditation practice, involving both Samatha and Vipassana meditation techniques
  • Include a daily schedule of alternative periods of sitting and walking meditation, an evening dhamma talk, interviews with the teacher and Q&A sessions.

How to Apply?

Please visit www.nissarana.lk for further details.  

Please complete the application form attached and email to

Ms Udara Jayasinghe (uaj1804@gmail.com),
Mr Hemantha Ranawaka (hranawaka@gmail.com) or
Ms Anoma Wijesuriya (

Please Click here to download the Application Form

Please Click here to download the retreat Brochure

Any Queries?

For queries, please contact the team of organisers:
Mr Sunil Amitirigala (
sunami2004@msn.com) (USA);
Mr Hemantha Ranawaka (hranawaka@gmail.com(Sri Lanka);
Ms Anoma Wijesuriya (anomadwijesuriya@gmail.com(Sri Lanka);
Mrs Vasanta Senanayake (
vasanta2951@gmail.com) (Singapore) and
Ms Udara Jayasinghe (uaj1804@gmail.com) (Australia).

Further details are available in the above retreat brochure
Once registration is confirmed, all yogis will be sent an information pack, including details of travel to Sri Lanka, the retreat program, essential reading, accommodation and attire as well as  the rules of the monastery

We look forward to your participation.  You may kindly pass on the details to your circle of friends.

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