One day, a very angry man shouted at Buddha. Look at his answer…. .
Gauthama Buddha, while residing at the monastery by Anathapindika, in Jethawana near Savatti, preached to his disciples as follows: Dear monks, There are ten vital points which a priest should constantly keep in mind and reflect upon. They are as follows: 1. I have become castless. I do not belong to any particular cast by […]
Thero has arrived on May 31st, 2016 in Montreal and has since runned many programs and private consultations, giving lectures, teachings, discussions and chantings, making people very happy. He will leave Canada on July 10th to go to Europe to continue his journey to get donations to build the Dhamma School building at his temple […]
Since last week we had heavy rains in Sri Lanka. More than 450’000 people are in rescue camps because of flood and earthslips.More than 70 people has already died now.Still around 200 people are missing. It seems they also has gone with flood or earthslip. As a monk, we can’t escape this kind of situations. […]
It is on the beautiful Madu River at Balapitiya that we have been paddling and meditating on water. To make paddle and live at a charming hotel in Balapitiya with ayurvedic treatments and yoga if you want : Ayurveda Mountain Villa. .
In one of the Agama Sutras, the Buddha’s early sermons, there is a very interesting story: Once there was a man who had four wives. According to the social system and circumstances of ancient India, it was possible for a man to have several wives. Also, during the Heian period in Japan, about a thousand […]
There was once a monk I met who told me he was a real meditator. He asked for permission to stay with me here and inquired about the schedule and standard of monastic discipline. I explained to him that in this monastery we live according to the Vinaya, the Buddha’s code of monastic discipline, and […]
When the Buddha was newly enlightened he gave a sermon about indulgence in pleasure and indulgence in pain. ‘Monks! Indulgence in pleasure is the loose way, indulgence in pain is the tense way.’ These were the two things that disturbed his practice until the day he was enlightened, because at first he didn’t let go […]
It’s of great importance that we practice the Dhamma. If we don’t practice, then all our knowledge is only superficial knowledge, just the outer shell of it. It’s as if we have some sort of fruit but we haven’t eaten it yet. Even though we have that fruit in our hand we get no benefit […]
We pay our respect to Seevali Maha Thera who was the greatest lucky monk in Lord Buddha’s sasana (monks community). Ven Dangala Kusalagnana Thissa Thero started this ceremony with his birthday as a birthday gift to all devoties who fed him last 22 years. Ven Pollamure Gnanakusala Thissa Thero (Loku Sadu) guided him for this […]