On his spiritual journey, Bhante Ānanda learned and drew from a vast spectrum of spiritual traditions and teachings. His quest for happiness and meaning, lead him to investigate many different styles of meditation and spiritual practices, including; Hatha Yoga, Zen meditation, binaural beat meditation, yogic meditation practices, mantra meditations, absorption concentration practices, heart-base practices and many more.
Bhante leads groups and retreats in North America and Asia. His talks and instructions can viewed on his website at: https://heartdhamma.love/
Saddhidha vittam purisassa settham.
Dhammo sucinno sukhamāvahāti.
Saccam have sādutaram rasānam.
Paññājivim jivitamāhu settham.
Conviction is a person’s highest wealth.
Dhamma, when well-practiced, brings bliss. Truth is the highest of tastes.
Living with discernment, one’s life is called best.
—Sutta Nipāta 1.189
The Heartwood Hermitage is a community project held by Buddhist monastics as well as lay practitioners to bring the early teachings of the Buddha to life in the West Kootenays, BC, Canada.
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