There’s A Monastery Hidden In The Woods In West Virginia And You’ll Want To Visit

The Mountain State is home to a variety of hidden gems ranging from an underground river to an underground museum and more. Not many people know West Virginia is also home to a Buddhist Monastery hidden deep in a forest and it is awe inspiring.

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Bhavana Society (Monastery) is located at 97 Meditation Trail, High View,WV 26808. There are very restricted days in which you can visit; basically, visitations are open on any day there is no scheduled retreat at the Monastery. Reservations to visit must be made in advance. The cost is free. Find out more at this link on the official website; make a reservation to visit at this link (note, you’ll need to create/register an account in order to make a reservation.)