Bhante Gunaratana to visit Charleston


SAVE the DATES: Bhante Gunaratana, an internationally known and beloved Buddhist monk, meditation master and author, will speak in Charleston, WV  for those interested in meditation, mindfulness, Buddhism and the spiritual life.

FRIDAY, OCT. 2: He will give a short talk and answer questions from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2 at Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Rd..

Bhante G, as he is known worldwide, is author of the best-selling guide to insight meditation “Mindfulness in Plain English,” and many other books. He is abbot of the Bhavana Society Therevadan Forest Monastery in High View, W.Va., the first such monastery established in North America. At 87, he still travels the world teaching and leading retreats. His visit is sponsored by The Meditation Circle of Charleston. All events are free (with donations welcome to help defray costs of the visit). PS: ‘Bhante’ (BON-tay) is a term of respect and is akin to ‘Reverend’ in the Buddhist world.

NOTE: A Saturday event at the Unitarians is now full and no longer able to accept reservations.


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