Teachings, Books and Sutta Translations from Bhante Ānanda 

at the HeartDhamma Buddhist Hermitage in Nelson, BC.

“There are four kinds of lights, monks. 

 

The light of the moon,

The light of the sun,

The light of fire,

and the light of wisdom.

View from alms round on the Hermitage's location in the center, between the powerlines and the river.

View from alms round on the Hermitage’s location in the center, between the powerlines and the river.

Open Heart Book - A Beginning Guide to Boundless Love Meditation by Bhante Ānanda

Open Heart

A Beginning Guide for Boundless Love Meditation.

Bhāvanā - The Buddha's Path to Awakening and Wholesome Mental Development by Bhante Ānanda

Bhāvanā

The Buddha's Path to Awakening & Wholesome Mental Development

Pūjā chanting Recital of Dhamma Book by Bhante Ānanda

Pūjā

Recitals of Dhamma

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Dhamma Talks & Guided Meditations

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Short Teachings

Dhamma bits, on-the-go.

brown sand hill
Changefulness

Anicca Khandhas and the River Flows

Part of a guided meditation on impermanence: “Like looking at a river. Might seem like some parts of the river are fairly stable– some shapes, the water going around a