Satipatthana Meditation Society of Canada
Strive with Diligence
Live in Mindfulness
Rejoice in Heedfulness

Events

All classes are offered free of charge, but donations are always appreciated. As we are a registered charitable organization, all donors will be issued receipts for income tax purposes.

Mindful/Insight Meditation Classes For Beginners in Mahasi Method

This class will teach the practitioner how to bring mindfulness to one's life by formal sitting, walking as well as through everyday activities. Practicing Mindfulness lowers stress, while increasing patience, contentment and understanding of oneself.

These classes are 2-hour long, involving several guided meditation periods and a lecture about the practice, with a Q and A period.

  • Date: July 12 to Sept 27, 2017 (Every Wednesday)
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Place: Cedar Cottage Neighborhood House
    4065 Victoria Dr. Vancouver, BC
  • Cost: Free of charge/ Donations welcome
  • Registration: Use Online Registration Form
  • Note: Regular attendance is requested. Ability to sit on the floor. Please bring a cushion to sit on.
  • Inquiries: Please contact: info(at)satipatthana.ca

Monthly Residential Retreats

Several 60-minute sitting and walking meditation sessions as well as a Dhamma talk (lecture about the practice with a Q and A period).

  • Dates: August 4 to 7, 2017
  • Time: Retreat begins at 8:30 pm and Close at 3:00 pm
  • Place: Chanmyay Yeiktha, 19640, Silverhope Rd, Hope, BC, V0X 1L2
  • Cost: By Donation
  • Prerequisite: Completion of Beginner Classes or prior experience/familiarity in the Pure Vipassana Meditation method (Mahasi tradition).
  • Registration: Please contact info(at)satipatthana.ca
  • Note: Please bring sleeping bag and toiletries. Meals are provided./Travel time to Hope from Vancouver: 1.5-2 hours, Freeway Exit 168 (Flood Hope Road)
    Limited Space. Pre-acceptance required*
  • Inquiries: Please contact info(at)satipatthana.ca

Intermediate Weekly Classes

This class is 2-hour long, involving a 60-minute meditation time and a Dhamma talk (lecture about the practice with a Q and A period). Before attending, please register using the on-line registration form.

  • Dates: Every Tuesday
  • Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Place: the Dharma Lab, 202-1814 Pandora Street, East Vancouver
  • Cost: Free of charge/ Donations welcome
  • Prerequisite: Completion of Beginner Classes or prior experience/familiarity in the Pure Vipassana Meditation method (Mahasi tradition).
  • Registration: Use Online Registration Form
  • Note: Regular attendance is requested, and ability to sit on the floor. Please bring a cushion to sit on.
  • Inquiries: Please contact info(at)satipatthana.ca

Annual Summer Retreat (15 days)

Daily program consists several 60 minutes sitting and walking throughout the day along with daily Dhamma talks and personal interviews.

  • Dates: June 17 to July 2, 2017
  • Time: Open at 4 pm, and close at 2 pm
  • Place: Chanmyay Yeiktha, 19640, Silver Hope Road, Hope, BC, V0X 1L2
  • Cost: By Donation
  • Prerequisite: Completion of Beginner classes offered by SMSC or prior experience in Satipatthana Vipassana Meditation (Mahasi tradition)
  • Registration: Please contact info(at)satipatthana.ca
  • Note:Details will be informed to attending yogis. Oversea yogis must arrive to Vancouver by June 15, 2017
  • Inquiries: Please contact info(at)satipatthana.ca

Annual Winter Retreat (one Month)

Daily program consists several 60 minutes sitting and walking throughout the day along with daily Dhamma talks and personal interviews.

  • Dates: Dec 23, 2017 to Jan 21, 2018
  • Time: Open at 3 pm and Close at 11:00 am
  • Place: Chanmyay Yeiktha, 19640, Silver Hope Road, Hope, BC, V0X 1L2
  • Cost: By Donation
  • Prerequisite: Completion of Beginner classes offered by SMSC or prior experience in Satipatthana Vipassana Meditation (Mahasi tradition)
  • Registration: Please contact info(at)satipatthana.ca
  • Note:Details will be informed to attending yogis. Oversea yogis must arrive to Vancouver by Dec 19, 2017; minimum 3 yogis; maximum 6 yogis
  • Inquiries: Please contact info(at)satipatthana.ca

Upcoming Events

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Beginner Mindfulness Meditation Class

Monthly Residential Retreats

Annual Retreats


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