Metta Daylong with Greg Scharf Metta Daylong with Greg Scharf Posted November 19, 2009 - Daylong Retreats, Special Events Saturday, February 27, 2010, 9am to 4:30pm Beside insight meditation, metta or lovingkindness meditation is a foundational practice of our Buddhist practice. It is the opening to a compassionate heart, the heartfelt wish for the well-being of oneself and others. A day dedicated to cultivating friendliness and goodwill. Greg Scharf began meditation practice in 1992. He has studied with a variety of teachers both in Asia and the west, and has trained as a Buddhist monk in Burma. Greg has served on staff at the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts, and as a retreat manager in Burma. He also served as attendant to Sayadaw U Pandita, Sayadaw U Lakkhanna, and Pa-Auk Sayadaw, and completed a year-long pilgrimage to India with Ajahn Amaro. Greg is currently participating in a teacher-training program under the guidance of Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, and others.