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.
Love Unbound: Transformative Journey of a Meditation Retreat
Going Forth. . .
Bhante saw his long-time aspiration fulfilled in June 2022 when he received Upasampadā (full bhikkhu ordination) in the Sri Kaliyani Yogashrama tradition (Galduwa), under his preceptor, Most Venerable Bhante Janananda Mahāthero and his achariya Venerable Bhante Waleboda Ñāṇananda Thero, in Thanjan Tenna, Sri Lanka. For more information see his full bio at: https://heartdhamma.love/contact/bio/
This Tranquil Wisdom Insight Meditation (TWIM) residential retreat was led by Venerable Bhante Ananda, Delson Armstrong, and Rachael O'Brien with more 40 participants.
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