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New England Sanctuaries

January-February 2012

In the January-February issue, Nell Porter Brown explores the range of what New England’s retreat centers have to offer, detailing four centers’ very different environments. For those looking for more retreat options, here are 10 others.

 

The Benedictine Monks of Weston Priory (Catholic)
Weston, Vermont
802-824-5409

 

The Foyer of Charity (Catholic)
Scituate, Massachusetts
781-545-1080

 

Insight Meditation Center (Buddhist)
Barre, Massachusetts
978-355-4378

 

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
413-448-3400

 

Milarepa Center (Tibetan Buddhist)
Barnet, Vermont
802-633-4136

 

Nurture Through Nature (yoga and meditation)
Denmark, Maine
207-452-2929

 

Rolling Meadows (yoga and meditation)
Brooks, Maine
888-666-6412

 

Sirius Community (originally an offshoot of the Scottish eco-village, the Findhorn Foundation)
Shutesbury, Massachusetts
413-259-1251

 

Vipassana Meditation Center (Buddhist)
Shelburne, Massachusetts
413-625-2160

 

Woolman Hill (Quaker)
Deerfield, Massachusetts
413-774-3431