Meditatation Retreat With Ven. Yuttadhammo Thero.

We are pleased to inform you of the ‘one day retreat’, which will be held on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Florida Buddhist Vihara premises. This retreat will be conducted by Venerable Yuttadhammo thero. The program commences at 9.00 a.m. and the brief schedule is as follows.

9 am  – Introduction and  Meditation

(During this period noble silence will be observed except for individual reporting to the teacher.)

 11 am – Buddha pooja and dana

 1 pm   – Dhamma talk and meditation.

 3 pm  – End of the program

If you plan to attend the Meditation Retreat on June 29th at the Florida Buddhist Vihara, please sign up at the link below. 

Yuttadhammo thero

Venerable Yuttadhammo (formerly Noah Greenspoon) is a Canadian-born Theravada Buddhist monk, ordained in 2001 under the guidance of Venerable Ajaan Tong Sirimangalo of Chiang Mai, Thailand.  He has practiced intensive and daily meditation following the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition since January 2000.  He keeps discipline in line with the Theravada Buddhist monastic code, including not touching money,owning only one set of robes, etc.

He has taught intensive meditation in Thailand, Sri Lanka, USA and Canada since 2003 and gives online teachings via YouTube ( ) both live and pre-recorded.  He gives Dhamma talks in both English and Thai to both intensive meditators and by invitation to the general public.
He studied Sanskrit, Pali and Indian Religion at McMaster University and University of Toronto, formal Thai Dhamma, Abhidhamma and Pali studies at Wat Phradhatu Sri Chom Tong and teaches Pali classes to advanced meditators from time to time.

He is the President of Sirimangalo International, a non-profit organization that maintains the website with both an online social network ( ) and an interactive Q&A forum ( ).  He is currently the head of the Parideha Forest Monastery in Manitoba, Canada (see ).  He also conducts meditation courses in other parts of the world, and works to maintain forest monasteries in both Thailand and Sri Lanka together with local monastics.


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