Author: HeartDhamma

Practicing Generosity

Buddhist Monk going for Almsround in Blewett If you’ve ever had the opportunity to travel in Thailand, Myanmar or Sri Lanka, you may have noticed Theravada Buddhist monks and nuns…
Read more


October 5, 2021 0

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…
Read more


September 27, 2021 0

Sunday Gatherings Resuming

Dear friends,   I hope this little message finds you well, enjoying these clear September days. As an update, Bhante Ananda returned last week, so our outdoor Sunday gatherings will…
Read more


September 25, 2021 0

Summer Building Projects

With much work and some willing hearts,  Some essential projects have been completed in order to have the capacity to receive visitors for short stays at the hermitage and to…
Read more


August 7, 2021 0

Robe Making Season

Every year during Vassa, the monsoon season of Northern India, monks take to solitary retreat and take advantage of this sedentary period to repair their robes or make new ones.…
Read more


July 29, 2021 0

The Beginning of Vassa

In Northern India, where the Buddha lived and taught, the year is mainly divided into three seasons, unlike our four familiar seasons here in the West. They are the Summer…
Read more


July 24, 2021 0

Meal Dāna Koen & Khin

Meal Dāna from Koen and Khin today. Sharing merits with them and their families. 🙂 Sādhu Sādhu 🌷


June 1, 2021 0

Meal Dāna Chris

Meal dāna from Chris today, Sharing merits with him and all his family. Sādhu Sādhu 🌸


May 30, 2021 0
moon among fluffy clouds on a dusky evening

Happy Vesak

This 26th of May is the full moon which marks the triply auspicious date of the Birth, the Awakening and the passing into Parinibbāna of the Bhagavan Buddha. This day…
Read more


May 21, 2021 0

Meal Dāna

Meal dāna from Brigitte today, May she and her entire family be well and happy. 🙂 Sādhu Sādhu 🌺


May 20, 2021 0