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Retreat Centers in Illinois?
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1/5/12 4:52 AM
I would like to go on a ten day retreat, or thereabouts, in Illinois. Can anyone recommend a place? There is the Illinois Vipassana Meditation Center which teaches the scanning method of S.N. Goenka, but I am currently doing samadhi meditation by focusing on the breath and I sort of just want to do that, so a place where they let you do your own thing would be cool.

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1/5/12 11:59 AM as a reply to Alan Smithee.
Or Wisconsin?

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1/21/12 10:12 AM as a reply to Alan Smithee.
Hi Alan,

I don't have any experience here, but this came through the Madison Insight Meditation Group's email list a month or two back. I only really took note of it because it seems to be pretty close to where I'm located. Looks like they have a Theravada background and offer "DIY" style retreats. Could be worth looking into?

http://liberationpark.org/

Anyone had any experience there? I'd love to have an opinion or two as well.

Best,
Eric

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1/21/12 2:05 PM as a reply to Alan Smithee.
Here is a link to the Illinois vipasana center:
http://www.dhamma.org/en/schedules/schpakasa.shtml