Phillip Miner is a freelance writer out of Rochester, NY, and an avid devotee of the Art of Living foundation and its spiritual leader, H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The Art of Living foundation is an organization founded by Sri Sri to help spread the benefits of meditation and yoga throughout the world.
A major center of the Art of Living in the United States of America is the International Center for Meditation Well Being, located in scenic Boone, NC. H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is going to be leading a Silence Retreat there, and it's an opportunity not to be missed.
More info on this event can be found here: http://www.artofliving.org/intl-meditation-center-usa/holidays-sri-sri
Phillip Miner would jump at this chance, but unfortunately is lacking in funds. His current full time job only provides a limited income and freelance writing opportunities are sporadic these days. In order to be able to benefit from Guruji's teachings and be close to the master in this retreat, he needs your help.