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Silence is Golden: One Week Vipassana Meditation Retreat

For my final week in Sri Lanka, I lived at Kanduboda Siyane International Insight Meditation Center.  I had been looking forward to this retreat for some time, and was a major highlight of the trip for me. Under the tutelage of my wonderful and beautiful teacher, Rev. Wimukthi, and with the guidance of the Center’s head monks, I studied and practiced vipassana meditation.

Practicing vipassana, meaning “insight”, meditation has had a profound effect on me.  I know I will always remember this one, simple week so fondly.  The people that I met, the food I ate, my simple room… Sometimes when I close my eyes I can see it all so vividly still.

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Reintegrating

Okay. So I have been back for a month, officially.  I have to be honest; readjusting to coming home was extremely hard for me, and I am still trying to get through it, taking it day-by-day.

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