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Sep 11, 2007 - Ten days in silent meditation (Matt)

Sweat drips from my chin as I walk along the narrow dirt concrete road in the midday sun. It is almost 11AM. My pace is as fast as I can manage in the intense heat. I really really hope the retreat isn't full. It is a two kilometer walk from the highway to Suan Mokkh International, a place set aside for monthly meditation retreats for international visitors. When I've walked part of the distance, a large truck comes by, stops, and honks for me and the woman I'm walking with to jump aboard. We're dropped in front of the large open dining...

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