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Meditation for 1 year
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10/1/11 2:49 PM
Hi

I would like to have an year or more only for my meditation. I do not want to be a nun but I would like to teach meditation people who suffer by psychological problems or need to give up their addictions.

Of course my finance source are not big.

I thank you for any suggestion in advance

The Meditator

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10/1/11 4:56 PM as a reply to The Meditator.
I don't understand.

Do you want to adopt one or more students to teach meditation to, or do you want to become such a student yourself?

Are you looking for advice on how to start and run your own practice? Or are you looking for a teacher willing to take you on?

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10/1/11 5:15 PM as a reply to Stian Gudmundsen Høiland.
I am sorry if it is confusing I am looking a place for my own meditation and maybe after I will need an advice where to find studentsemoticon

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2/6/12 6:52 PM as a reply to The Meditator.
Goenka's centers are free, though I think they expect you to alternate between volunteering (3 hours a day meditating plus work) and sitting courses, though I've only been to the Massachusetts one, which is really busy, so maybe other ones are more lax about that.

You can poke around at Dhamma.org to find out about those.

oh, and maybe look at the thread "SN Goenka Centers" to here everybody's 2 cents and opinions about these centres.

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2/7/12 2:41 AM as a reply to The Meditator.
Asia is still the best for this. Consider a place like MBMC, or Burma, as there are numerous options there, Panditarama, etc. and then there is Thailand, and also places in Sri Lanka. Many options of various sorts, if you are willing to go into those cultures, those conditions, those climates, those biospheres, which many have been very happy they did...

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2/7/12 3:03 PM as a reply to Jesse Cooper Levy.
Thanks for your suggestions.

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2/7/12 4:08 PM as a reply to The Meditator.
Here's a bhikkhuni hermitage in northern California emoticon
http://www.aranyabodhi.org/

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2/8/12 4:38 PM as a reply to Ross A. K..
Hi Ross,
thanks for the link.
Meditator