Buddhist monk to visit Charleston, Huntington

May 8, 2019

HUNTINGTON — American Buddhist monk Bhante Jayasara will take part in three events in Charleston and Huntington from Friday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12.

Bhante Jayasara is a resident monk at the Bhavana Society, a Theravadan Buddhist forest monastery and retreat center near High View, West Virginia. All events are free with donations accepted.

Advance registration is required for the Saturday and Sunday events due to limited space. For more information, visit http://themeditationcircle.com.

The schedule for the visit is as follows:

• Friday, May 10, 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship building, 520 Kanawha Blvd., Charleston. A talk and discussion on “Mindfulness in Daily Living.” No registration required.

• Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.: Silent Day Retreat on “Developing a Meditation Practice”; Peace-Tree Center for Wellness, 5930 Mahood Dr. in Huntington. A vegetarian lunch will be provided. Capped at 30 with advance registration required. Register at http://themeditationcircle.com/archives/3031.

• Sunday, May 12, 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m.: Guided Meditation, Talk and Discussion; Studio 8 Yoga and Wellness, 803 8th Ave. in Huntington. Free but registration required at https://www.studio8wv.com/events-workshops.