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Want new practitioners to find your center? List in the Network Directory For more information contact Carol: 877-422-8404, ext. 30 or email@example.com ZEN CENTER OF SYRACUSE HOEN-JI 266 West Seneca Tpk, Syracuse, NY 13207. (315) 492- 9773, Fax: 492-9773, www.zencenterofsyracuse.org • Teacher: Ven. Shinge-shitsu Roko Sherry Chayat Roshi, Rinzai Zen lineage holder. Daily zazen, retreats, classes, residential training. ZEN GARLAND A Community & Order for Zen Practice, Education & Service. 393 Crescent Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. (201) 891- 9100, www.zengarland.org • Roshi Paul Genki Kahn, Sensei Ann Ankai Wagner, Sensei Bill Jikai Greenberg. Open 7 days/week. Daily Meditation, Private interviews, Buddhist Studies Program, Dharma Talks, Focusing, Embodiment Practices, Priesthood Training, Certification for Chaplaincy, Pastoral Counseling, Inner Relationship Focusing, End of Life Service. Practice Paths: Zen Buddhist, Christian Zen, Aikido Zen, Native American Zen. ZEN MOUNTAIN MONASTERY PO Box 197, 871 Plank Rd, Mt. Tremper, NY 12457. (845) 688-2228, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mro.org • Konrad Ryushin Marchaj, Abbot. One-month to one-year resi- dential training programs, monthly sesshin, and weekend retreats in the Catskill Mountains. hawaii THE REFUGE Hawaii 96720. email@example.com • A Hawaiian Practice Center and organic farm in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. For personal self-guided retreats please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org brazil SPIRIT-VINE: RETREATS FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH (720) 402-2021, email@example.com, www.Spirit- Vine.net • Located in magical Bahia, Brazil. Learn how to access your inner wisdom through the ritualistic use of ancient Shamanic plants. canada CEDAR BLEST MAGICAL RETREAT HOME Denman Island, BC (250) 335-1599, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.bbcanada.com/cedarblestmagicalhome • ESCAPE TO PARADISE - Quiet Delightful Island Home, 3.5 acre cedar grove near secluded beach. Affordable, private meditation/ artist retreat. CENTRE OF GRAVITY SANGHA TORONTO www.centreofgravity.org • A thoughtful integration of Buddhist and Yoga practices, combining sitting medita- tion, retreats, personal support, education for therapists. Led by author and psychotherapist Michael Stone. CENTRE SHAMBHALA DE MONTRÉAL 460, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, porte 510, Montréal, PQ H3B 1A7. (514) 397-0115, centre-montreal@shambhala. org, www.montreal.shambhala.org • Meditation practice, Buddhist studies, Shambhala Training, contemplative arts & education. French & English. DHARMA FELLOWSHIP OF H H THE GYALWA KARMAPA The Hermitage, 4685 Denman Rd, Denman Island, BC V0R 1T0. (250) 335-9146, email@example.com, www. dharmafellowship.org • Peaceful 60-acre rural retreat centre on Denman Island. Monday and Wednesday evening medi- tation. Five, seven and ten day silent retreats, open to all, by donation. Limited accommodations. DORJE DENMA LING SHAMBHALA MEDITATION AND RETREAT CENTER 2280 Balmoral Rd, Tatamagouche, NS B0K1V0. (902) 657-9085, Fax: (902) 657-0462, info@dorjedenmaling. com, www.dorjedenmaling.com • Individual and group meditation retreats and contemplative programs: begin- ners through advanced. Open house every Sunday. HALIFAX SHAMBHALA MEDITATION CENTRE 1084 Tower Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y5. (902) 420-1118, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.halifax.shambhala.org • Meditation instruction and practice, Shambhala Buddhist classes, Shambhala Training, contemplative arts. Open House Wednesdays 7 p.m . MILKLAKE SHAMBHALA RETREAT CENTRE 73 Wilfred Rd, Middlewood, NS B4V 6J3. (902) 543-1417, email@example.com, www.milklake.com • Fully equipped retreat cottages with modern bath and kitchen located one hour south of Halifax. $30/day. Shuttle van service from Halifax and airport. Director: Gregg Clause. MISSISSAUGA SHAMBHALA MEDITATION CENTRE 2355 Royal Windsor Dr, Unit #9, Mississauga, ON L5J 4S8. (905) 919-1631, firstname.lastname@example.org, www. mississauga.shambhala.org • Free meditation instruction Wednesdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 10 am. Meditation ses- sions, classes, weekend programs. Groups in Hamilton and Guelph starting soon. MUSKOKA INSIGHT MEDITATION Severn Bridge, ON. (705) 689-5642, email@example.com, www.muskokainsightmeditation.ca • Theravada Insight Meditation Center. Lineage of the Mahasi tradition. See web site for details. NAMDAK SALING, PURE GROUND CENTRE FOR TIBETAN BUDDHISM 6319 Thorncliffe Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2K 3A8. (403) 283- 8744, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.pureground.ca • NamDak SaLing is a small non-monastic Nyingma centre. Call or email Lama Dechen for more info. SHERAB CHAMMA LING TIBETAN BON BUDDHIST CENTRE 12-390 Cowichan Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 7T4. (250) 334-0306, email@example.com, www.sherabchammaling. com • Weekly teachings in English, meditation practice, twice yearly weekend retreats, Ngondro Practice and Sangha events. Resident Tibetan Lama, Geshe YongDong. SPRING RAIN SANGHA MEDITATION GROUP Toronto, ON. www.springrainsangha.com • Mindfulness meditation classes at 7:15 pm on Tuesdays, one and three- day non-residential retreats, and a Dharma study group, all in the heart of downtown Toronto. Silent Vipassana and Metta residential retreats in the beautiful country setting of the Chapin Mill Retreat Centre in Batavia, NY. THRANGU MONASTERY CANADA / THRANGU VAJRA VIDHYA BUDDHIST ASSOCIATION 8140 No 5 Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 2V4. (778) 297-6010, Fax: (778) 297-6033, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.thrangumonastery.org • North America’s first tradi- tional Tibetan monastery under V.V. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. Lama Pema and Khenpo Tashi lead Dharma teachings, meditation, and retreats. Weekend services open to all, bringing peace to the world and benefiting all sentient beings. TORONTO SHAMBHALA MEDITATION CENTRE 670 Bloor St West, Ste 300, Toronto, ON M6G 1L2. (416) 588- 6465, email@example.com, www.toronto.shambhala.org • Meditation instruction and practice sessions, classes and weekend workshops in Buddhism, Shambhala Training, and contemplative arts. TORONTO ZEN CENTRE 33 High Park Gardens, Toronto, ON M6R 1S8. (416) 766- 3400, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.torontozen.org • Lay zen training. Daily zazen, sesshin, dokusan, mettabhavana courses. Sensei Taigen Henderson, Sensei Sunyana Graef ’s Dharma heir: Roshi Kapleau lineage. TRUE NORTH INSIGHT MEDITATION CENTRE (450) 458-5321, email@example.com, www.true northinsight.org • Insight meditation retreats: residential at Galilee Centre near Ottawa, Ontario, daylong and non- residential in other cities. We welcome beginning and expe- rienced meditators of all backgrounds and ways of life. ZEN CENTRE OF OTTAWA 240 Daly Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 6G2. (613) 562-1568, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.wwzc.org • Main monastery (Dainen- ji) of the White Wind Zen Community. Subscribe to our free weekly email illustrated newsletter—www.wwzc .org/ subscribe.html. costa rica RIO CHIRRIPO RETREAT San Gerardo, Costa Rica. 011(506) 2742-5333, 011(506) 2742-5109, email@example.com, www.riochirripo.com • Nestling among wooded hills besides the fast flowing Chirripo River, the lodge is a place of refreshment for mind and body. YOGA CENTERS california INTEGRATIVE RESTORATION INSTITUTE 900 5th Ave, Ste 203, San Rafael, CA 94901. (415) 456- 3909, firstname.lastname@example.org • Meditation teachings of Nondualism and Awakening. Retreats, Trainings and Research in Meditation and iRest Yoga Nidra. Books & Audio CDs. northeast BAGHEERA YOGA STUDIO Washington, DC. Tel/Fax: (202) 265-1783, bobbi@ bagheerayoga.com, www.bagheerayoga.com • Bobbi Ponce-Barger, Director. Private and small group yoga instruction, teacher training, local and national retreats. All Beings Abode Sangha practicing Zen Meditation meets weekly. OM YOGA CENTER 826 Broadway 6th FL, New York, NY 10003. (212) 254- 9642, www.omyoga.com, twitter.com/omyoga • OM Yoga Center, founded in 1998 by Cyndi Lee, offers yoga and meditation classes in a user friendly, open-hearted, anxi- ety free, no baloney environment. You can expect to make new friends, get inspired, develop strength and firm up nicely. Every teacher is OM yoga certified, highly creative, competent and caring. We have showers and we recycle. ROLLING MEADOWS RETREAT 83 Sullivan Rd, Brooks, ME 04921. (888) 666-6412, info@ rollingmeadowsretreat.com, www.rollingmeadowsretreat. com • Silent residential scheduled retreats for small groups blending creatively explored classical hatha yoga, non-dual meditation and the direct path of self-inquiry at 100 acre center. Fields, woods, streams and pond over- looking the hills of coastal Maine. Also retreats in Guatemala and Mexico. Led by Patricia Brown and Surya Chandra Das. canada ESTHER MYERS YOGA STUDIO 390 Dupont St, Toronto, ON M5R 1V9. (416) 944-0838, Fax: (416) 944-9151, email@example.com, www.esther yoga.com • Offering an internationally recognized Teacher Training program; workshops, meditative retreats in Canada, US, Oaxaca Mexico, Tobago, Costa Rica, UK, India. Promote your center to over 200,000 potential students. Benefits of listing your center include publication in both Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma (10 issues per year) and online at www.shambhalasun.com “Find A Center” plus complimentary magazines. SHAMBHALA SUN JANUARY 2012 95