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Take the opportunity to have Venerable Dhammadipa visiting Norway and Nøsen Yoga Retreat Center and share his vast experience in meditation and yoga. Dhammadipa´s instruction in Shamatha meditation presents a unique opportunity to approach the higher limbs of yoga such as Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi with a great practitioner and teacher.

Bhante Dhammadipa was born in Czechoslovakia, where he studied Chinese literature and philosophy. He later pursued his studies in Jerusalem, Berlin, and Paris, before enrolling at the Nalanda University in India to study Sanskrit and Buddhist philosophy. He then lived in Japan, Sri Lanka, and Burma, studying and practicing as a Buddhist monk under renowned contemporary masters of Buddhism. One of his principal teachers was the Burmese meditation master Pa Auk Sayadaw, who recognized him as his first Western disciple qualified to teach meditation. http://dhammadipa.info/Bio.htm

Bhante Dhammadipa was born in Czechoslovakia, where he studied Chinese literature and philosophy. He later pursued his studies in Jerusalem, Berlin, and Paris, before enrolling at the Nalanda University in India to study Sanskrit and Buddhist philosophy. He then lived in Japan, Sri Lanka, and Burma, studying and practicing as a Buddhist monk under renowned contemporary masters of Buddhism. One of his principal teachers was the Burmese meditation master Pa Auk Sayadaw, who recognized him as his first Western disciple qualified to teach meditation.

http://dhammadipa.info/Bio.htm

Meditation Retreat Program

Through Venerable´s precise instructions and scholarship, you will understand how the yogic path as found in the yoga sutras and Buddhist scriptures alike which unfolds in real life as the yogic science is transformed into experience. Venerable, who have spent extensive periods in retreat, will guide you on the path step by step introducing detailed instructions as to how to sit, how to focus the mind, and what to pay attention to.

The daily schedule will consist of teachings, sitting meditation sessions, walking meditation, karma yoga, and question and answer sessions. Dhammadipa will be accompanied in the retreat by his assistant Dhammarama, who will help facilitate daily Chi Gong sessions, which will make it easier to get in touch with the subtler aspects of body and mind.

Dhammadipa´s instruction in Shamatha meditation also presents a unique opportunity to approach the higher limbs of yoga such as Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi with a great practitioner and teacher, focusing on the breath according to the Yogacharya school of Buddhism.

This retreat is suitable for anyone seriously interested in doing a silent meditation retreat. Whether you have previous experience with Asana and Pranayama practice, Zen meditation, or Vipassana, this will be an opportunity to deepen your meditation practice as well as your understanding of the yogic path. If you are new to meditation this is an excellent opportunity to be guided through your first steps by a great master.

 

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