Dear Dhamma friends, The time spent in Sri Lanka has been very pleasant for Bhante thus far. Despite many hardships and challenges due to the ongoing economic crisis, people have […]
Dear Dhamma friends, Vassa season is coming to an end. The three month rains retreat is significant in Sri Lanka, where monks remain meditating within a monastery and leave its […]
https://youtu.be/SbmqZhhZKvw A video made by lay devotees, from shots of Bhante Ānanda walking to his forest kuti in Sri Lanka. First published on TikTok by unknown upasakas. ජීචිතේ කියන්නෙ Jīvitē […]
In 2017, Bhante Ānanda chose to ‘go forth’, relinquishing lay-life for the purpose of developing the higher mind. After two years on a quest to find the right place to receive […]
Here is a message from Bhante to our community on the Sangha’s visit to Sri pāda : “We went for pilgrimage, to Sri Pāda, sacred mountain of Sri Lanka, a few weeks […]
In a message to our community, Bhante describes receiving dana on a poya day in Sri Lanka:
Greetings Dhamma friends, For your happy inspiration and contemplation, there are a number of ‘short teachings’ on this website, taken from Bhante Ānanda’s longer lessons. These offer a wide range […]
Dear Dhamma friends 🌼 I hope this message finds you well, adjusting to winter, and fluctuating Covid conditions.As an update on our little Dhamma community, Bhante Ānanda remains in Sri […]
Bhante Ānanda departs soon for Sri Lanka.
There, he will continue his practice for 5 months, returning to BC next year in early May.
Here at the Heart Dhamma Hermitage, we are so grateful to all those who have generously participated in the meal dana opportunity through the website. Thanks also to the Kootenay Tamil […]