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Ronya Banks
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Apr 8
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Basics of Mindfulness Meditation Class Series at Ravenscroft Professional Building

February 3, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mindfulness 101 A meditation class that brings balance into your daily life Appropriate for both beginners, and experienced meditators who want to deepen their meditation practices Why Mindfulness Meditation? Decades of research have demonstrated numerous benefits of mindfulness meditation including:°   An increased ability to relax                      °   Greater energy, enthusiasm, and happiness°   Reduces stress                                              °   Improved immune system…See More
Jan 22
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Lucinda Green at Professional Building

May 14, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join Lucinda Green, Ph.D as she leads the group in meditation.  She will also give a talk and leave time to answer questions.Lucinda Green, Ph.D is a Dharma teacher, the founder and director of Rocky Mountain Insight, a Theravada Buddhist Meditation Center in Colorado Springs, CO.   She began formal practice in 1967 at age 16 and continued her studies as an undergraduate. She had her first brush with Buddhism while living in India in 1969-70, was intrigued, and began Vipassana practice in 1976.…See More
May 14, 2013
Cullen Anderson is attending Ronya Banks's event
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Lucinda Green at Professional Building

May 14, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join Lucinda Green, Ph.D as she leads the group in meditation.  She will also give a talk and leave time to answer questions.Lucinda Green, Ph.D is a Dharma teacher, the founder and director of Rocky Mountain Insight, a Theravada Buddhist Meditation Center in Colorado Springs, CO.   She began formal practice in 1967 at age 16 and continued her studies as an undergraduate. She had her first brush with Buddhism while living in India in 1969-70, was intrigued, and began Vipassana practice in 1976.…See More
May 13, 2013
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May 13, 2013
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Lucinda Green at Professional Building

May 14, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join Lucinda Green, Ph.D as she leads the group in meditation.  She will also give a talk and leave time to answer questions.Lucinda Green, Ph.D is a Dharma teacher, the founder and director of Rocky Mountain Insight, a Theravada Buddhist Meditation Center in Colorado Springs, CO.   She began formal practice in 1967 at age 16 and continued her studies as an undergraduate. She had her first brush with Buddhism while living in India in 1969-70, was intrigued, and began Vipassana practice in 1976.…See More
May 13, 2013
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Open Inquiry & Meditation with Vincent Horn at Ravenscroft Professional Building

May 15, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
We'll begin by meditating quietly, and then spend the remainder of our time together  exploring whatever questions about practice & life that are up for us.  Vincent will lead the process, inviting people deeper into their own questions, into a space of open inquiry.Vincent Horn is a Buddhist Geek and digital innovator. In addition to being an experienced meditation teacher and practitioner, Vincent also co-founded the popular media company Buddhist Geeks where he currently serves as Chief…See More
May 11, 2013
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Open Inquiry & Meditation with Vincent Horn at Ravenscroft Professional Building

May 15, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
We'll begin by meditating quietly, and then spend the remainder of our time together  exploring whatever questions about practice & life that are up for us.  Vincent will lead the process, inviting people deeper into their own questions, into a space of open inquiry.Vincent Horn is a Buddhist Geek and digital innovator. In addition to being an experienced meditation teacher and practitioner, Vincent also co-founded the popular media company Buddhist Geeks where he currently serves as Chief…See More
May 8, 2013
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Special Event - Donald Rothburg at Suite 200

November 7, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Dr. Donald Rothburg - Buddhist Meditation teacher from Spirit Rock meditation center in California is coming to Asheville to lead a silent meditation, give a talk, and answer questions.If meditation is an important aspect of your spiritual practice, you will enjoy this event.All are welcome to come join in and share in this evening's festivities.  Tea will be available after the event. Hosted by Asheville Insight MeditationSee More
Nov 4, 2012
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May 3, 2012
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May 3, 2012
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Special Meditation Event with Leigh Brasington at Women's Wellness & Education Ctr

May 16, 2012 from 8pm to 9:30pm
Come join me in a Vipassana Meditation event led by Leigh Brasington.The session will include 40 minutes of meditation, a talk given by Mr. Brasington, and Q&A's/Discussion.Leigh Brasington has been practicing meditation since 1985 and is the senior American student of the late Ven. Ayya Khema. She confirmed his practice…See More
May 3, 2012
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**** Change to Special Sangha Event - Lila Kate Wheeler **** at Women's Wellness Center

August 28, 2011 from 6:45pm to 8:30pm
Hello Sangha Members: ** Changed  Sunday, August 28, 2011 @ 7pm Lila Kate Wheeler:    Lila Kate Wheeler’s Sunday flight from Boston, Massachusetts to Asheville, NC has been cancelled by her airlines because of hurricane Irene’s impending arrival.  Please still attend this scheduled sangha event, where without Lila’s presence, we will still meet at this day and time to meditate, listen to a recorded dharma talk by Lila Kate Wheeler and send loving kindness wishes and prayers to Lila and all…See More
Aug 26, 2011
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Lila Kate Wheeler Leading a Sangha Session at Women's Wellness Center

August 28, 2011 from 6:45pm to 8:30pm
An Evening With Lila Kate Wheeler. This evenings event will consist of: -  Ms. Wheeler will lead a group Meditation session, -  She will give the group a meaningful dharma talk, -  & She will be available the last 30 minutes for Q&A/Group  Discussion. Lila Kate Wheeler:    started practicing yoga when she was 12 and Buddhist meditation at age 21. She began teaching in the 1980s and has sustained her practice in many Buddhist and Hindu meditative traditions. She traveled to Burma where…See More
Aug 20, 2011
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Lila Kate Wheeler Leading a Sangha Session at Women's Wellness Center

August 28, 2011 from 6:45pm to 8:30pm
An Evening With Lila Kate Wheeler. This evenings event will consist of: -  Ms. Wheeler will lead a group Meditation session, -  She will give the group a meaningful dharma talk, -  & She will be available the last 30 minutes for Q&A/Group  Discussion. Lila Kate Wheeler:    started practicing yoga when she was 12 and Buddhist meditation at age 21. She began teaching in the 1980s and has sustained her practice in many Buddhist and Hindu meditative traditions. She traveled to Burma where…See More
Aug 18, 2011

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About Me
I have the great privilege of being the leader of the Asheville Insight Meditation sangha - which consists of a wonderful group of spiritual practitioners who are dedicated to living awakened lives. All are welcome to drop-in and join us for any Tuesday evening and/or Sunday morning sessions.

I am passionate about living my life with full presence and an open and loving heart.
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www.ashevillemeditation.com

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 10:38pm on May 12, 2011, Cullen Anderson said…
Ronya, welcome!
At 10:41pm on May 12, 2011, Trey Carland said…

Hey Ronya,

Welcome to the group.  Hope to see  you at a future group meeting.

Peace,

Trey

At 10:47pm on July 26, 2011, Robert W. Haase said…
Thank you for the friend request. I accept, return your friendship and look forward to meeting you at one of the functions. A reltively new member myself, I have only just been to the satsang last Wed. I'll be in Valle Crucis tomorrow, so not this week.
At 11:17am on July 27, 2011, Amana Aile Shebar said…
Thanks, Ronya! Very glad to meet you... All the best! Amana Aile

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