Independent Meditation Center Guide

"Meditation teaches you how to loosen your monkey-grip on your experience and create a kind of inner spaciousness and relaxation by letting go of control and allowing things to be the way they are."
Stephan Bodian, Meditation for Dummies.

Bhavana Society Forest Monastery and Retreat Center
Route 1, Box 218-3
High View,  West Virginia   26808
(For best directions, please ask the center.)
URL www.bhavanasociety.o...
Email Click to contact via e-mail
Phone 304 856-3241
Fax 304 856-2111
Center's Description
"Vipassana (insight meditation) is a systematic method of cultivating mindfulness of body, feelings, mind and Dhamma (the Teaching or mental objects). Vipassana meditation leads to purification of mind, to overcoming grief and sorrow, to overcoming pain and suffering, to treading the path leading to Liberation."
Independent Comments
2/7/2003  Reviewed By: John
I've been there for a retreat and it is wonderful. Bhante Gunaratana, author of "Mindfulness in Plain English" is the abbot there.

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