Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero

Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero is the Abbot and the Chief Meditation master of Meetirigala Nissaranavanaya Forest Monastery, Sri Lanka. Ven Maha Thero learned meditation under the guidance of two great masters; namely the late Most Venerable Matara Sri Ňānārāma Maha Thero of Sri Lanka and late Sayadaw U.  Panditabhivamsa of Burma.

As a meditation teacher he emphasize the importance of mindfulness or Sathi. The Maha Thero allows the practitioner to develop either through Vipassana or Samatha method. The Maha Thero has specialized in Vipassana meditation and he is fluent in English, Burmese, Pali and Sinhala. 

Click on any of the links given below for the talks on the relevant Sutta.

Gopalaka Sutta – 20th  – 30th  Sept 2011
Chula Vedalla Sutta – Part 1
Chula Vedalla Sutta – Part 2
Chula Vedalla Sutta – Part 3 (Final)
Mulapariyaya Sutta – 2010 & 2011

Suseema Sutta Part 1 – Aug 2011
Suseema Sutta Part 2 – Aug 2011
Paharada Sutta – 13th27th Oct
Kotigrama Sutta – March 2012

Maha Vedalla Sutta – Dec’2011
Ajeevaka Shravaka Sutta – Feb’2012
Anuggahitha Sutta – July 2011
Kappinna Sutta – March 2012
Maha Sathipattana Sutta – 2006 to 2008
Maha Chatthareesaka Sutta – Part 1: April 2012
Maha Chatthareesaka Sutta – Part 2: May 2012
Maha Chatthareesaka Sutta – Part 3: May 2012
Maha Chatthareesaka Sutta – Part 4: June 2012
Maha Chatthareesaka Sutta – Part 5: July 2012
Maha Chatthareesaka Sutta – Part 6: August 2012
Maha Chatthareesaka Sutta – Part 7 (Final): August 2012
Maha-nidana Sutta – Part 1: January 2013 (Dunedin, New Zealand)
Maha-nidana Sutta – Part 2: January 2013 (Melbourne, Australia)
Maha-nidana Sutta – Part 3: Jan-Feb 2013 (Brisbane, Australia)
Maha-nidana Sutta – Part 4: Feb 2013 (Sydney, Australia)

Kachchana Goththa Sutta – April 2012
Nakulapitu Sutta – December 2011 (Sydney, Australia)
Hatthaka Alavaka Sutta_Borelesgamuwa_2012
Dhamma Padaya – CD1_2008
Dhamma Padaya – CD2_2008
Dhamma Padaya – CD3_2009 & 2010
Dwayatanu Passana Sutta_2011
Anathapindikovada Sutta_2011-2015
Kalakarama Sutta_2012
Aggikkandopama Sutta
Chethana Sutta_Oct’2012
Nibbedhika Sutta – Part 1
Nibbedhika Sutta – Part 2
Nibbedhika Sutta – Part 3
Nibbedhika Sutta – Part 4
Nibbedhika Sutta – Part 5
Nibbedhika Sutta – Part 6 (Final of the series)
Lakkana Sutta_Nov 2012
Girimananda Sutta_2006
Thilakshana Desana_Oct 2012
Pottapada Sutta_Feb-Mar 2013
Girimananda Sutta_2013 to 2015_Borelesgamuwa
Dhattabba Sutta – March 2013
Ānenja Sappaya Sutta – Part 1
Ānenja Sappaya Sutta – Part 2
Ānenja Sappaya Sutta – Part 3 (Final)
Samiddhi Sutta – Part 1
Samiddhi Sutta – Part 2
Samiddhi Sutta – Part 3 (Final)

Achchanti Sutta_May 2013 (in Sinhala)
Saddhā Sutta – Ambuluvawa 2013
Kin Moolaka Sutta – June 2013, U.K.
Kinsūkopama Sutta_July 2013-Winnipeg-Canada
Āsivisopama Sutta_Toronto_2013
Appamada Sutta_August 2013_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
Sālā Sutta_September 2013_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
Maha Mangala Sutta_Siri Samanola Senasuna, Sri Lanka
Girimananda Sutta_Vancouver 2013
Duthiya Gelangña Sutta_October 2013_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
Mogharaja Sutta_October 2013_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
Bhikkunopassaya Sutta_September 2013_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
Chula Sunyatha Sutta_November 2013_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
Maha Sunyatha Sutta – Part 1_February 2014_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
Maha Sunyatha Sutta – Part 2_February 2014_Mitirigala, Sri Lanka
RET61 Ogatharana Sutta_Nov 2013
Dwayathanupassana Sutta_Jan 2014_Brisbane, Australia
RET65 Ogatharana Sutta_Feb 2014
Ganakamoggallana Sutta_Melbourne_Jan2014
Duthiya Kala Sutta_Adelaide_Jan2014
Wammika Sutta_Sydney_Jan-Feb2014
Pottapada Sutta Discourse to Monks (2013 to 2014)
RET66 Sammā Dhitti Sutta_March 2014
Maha Sunyatha Sutta – Part 3_March 2014
භාර සුත්‍රය_මාර්තු 2014
Thera Gatha of Arahat Ven. Upasena Vaṅgantaputta_May 2014
RET69 Wrong View and Right View_April 2014
RET70 Ichchanangala Sutta_April 2014
RET72 Adittapariyaya Sutta_May 2014
RET 73 Sappurisa Sutta_Part 01_July 2014
Kayagata-sati Sutta_Allenmathiniyaramaya
Dwayathanupassana Sutta_Bromley, U.K._2014
Maha Rahulovada Sutta,Prior Lake, USA_2014
RET74 Sappurisa Sutta_Part 2_July 2014
RET82 Sothanudhatha Sutta_October 2014
RET75 Sutta Without a Name_July 2014
RET76 Sappurisa Sutta_Part 3_August 2014
RET77 Adhi Chitta Sutta_August 2014
Desanas at Koggala, Sri Lanka
RET78 Bhandana Sutta_August 2014
Annya Thitthiya Sutta_September 2014
Vitakkasanthana Sutta_September 2014
Vipaththi Sutta_September 2014
Naga Sutta_October 2014
RET85 Sevithabba Sutta_November 2014
RET86 Chachakka Sutta_November 2014
Khagga Visana Sutta_2014-2015
Desanas at Hokandara
Ajitha Sutta_Brisbane 2014-2015
Sammaditthi Sutta_Dunedin_2015
Janussoniya Sutta_Auckland_2015
Appamada Desana_Amitirigala
RET87 Anumana Sutta – Part 1_February 2015
RET88 Anumana Sutta – Part 2_February 2015
RET89 Anumana Sutta – Part 3_March 2015
RET90 Anumana Sutta – Part 4_March 2015
Suriya Sutta_Vipassana Center_Col 07
RET91 Anumana Sutta – Part 5 (Final)_March 2015
RET92 Upawana Sutta – Part 1_March & April 2015
Mahā Sāropama Sutta_Bromley_May 2015
RET93 Upawana Sutta – Part 2_April 2015
Sela Sutta_Ambuluwava_Feb 2015
Posala Sutta_Toronto Maha Viharaya_May-June 2015
Vatthupama Sutta_Vancouver_June 2015
Maha Thanhasankhaya Sutta_Winnipeg_June 2015
Sanimiththa Sutta_Yatiyanthota_Nov 2014
RET94 Upawana Sutta – Part 03_April 2015
RET95 Upawana Sutta – Part 04_April 2015
RET96 Upawana Sutta – Part 05_April 2015
Vajjiputthaka Sutta_Yatiyanthota_Jan/Feb 2015
RET97 Dasuttara Sutta_Mitirigala_July 2015
RET98 Chachakka Sutta_Mitirigala_July 2015
RET99 Upanisa Sutta_Mitirigala_July 2015
RET101 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 2_August 2015
Sri Subodharamaya – Peradeniya
RET102 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 3_August 2015
RET103 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 4_September 2015
RET104 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 5_September 2015
RET105 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 6_September 2015
RET106 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 7_September 2015
RET107 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 8_October 2015
RET109 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 09_October 2015
RET110 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 10_November 2015
Kumbha Sutta_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya Monastery
RET111 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 11_November 2015
Nala Kalāpa Sutta_Sydney_Australia_December 2015
Pubba Karana Sutta_Canberra_Australia_December 2015
Phena Pindupama Sutta_Adelaide_Australia_January 2016
RET 112 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 12_February 2016
RET 113 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 13_February 2016
RET 114 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 14_February 2016
Rahula Sutta – Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya_2016
Madhupindika Sutta – Melbourne_Jan 2016
RET 115 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 15_March 2016
Samaññaphala Sutta_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya Monastery_2015-2016
RET 116 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 16_March 2016
RET 117 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 17_March 2016
Aggi Vachchagoththa Sutta_2016
Sila Sutta_Sri Gnanarama Meditation Center_2016
RET 118 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 18_April 2016
RET 119 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 19_April 2016
RET 120 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 20_April 2016
RET 121 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 21_May 2016
Dutugamunu Aranya Senasanaya_Vijithapura_Kalaweva
Khirarukkopama Sutta_Toronto Maha Viharaya_Canada_June 2016
RET 123 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 22_July 2016
Cula-suññata Sutta – Q&A in Sinhala_U.K. 2016
RET 124 Sekha Sutta_August 2016
Chachakka Sutta – Lanka Vipassana Center
RET 126 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 23_September 2016
Tour of Dhamma – Oman 2016_Dasuttara Sutta – Part 24 & Dhammachakka Sutta
RET 128 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 25_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya_September 2016
RET 129 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 26_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya_October 2016
RET 130 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 27_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya_October 2016
Dasuttara Sutta – Part 28_Ambuluwawa, Gampola_November 2016
Wickramasinghepura, Battaramulla Retreat – No. 01_November 2016
RET 131 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 29_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya_November 2016
RET 132 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 30_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya_November 2016
RET 133 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 31_Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya_December 2016
Sevitabbāsevitabba Sutta_Brisbane_Dec 2016
Chappanaka Sutta_Melbourne_Dec 2016
Dasuttara Sutta – Part 32_Auckland, New Zealand_Jan 2017
Dasuttara Sutta – Part 33_Dunedin, New Zealand_Jan 2017
RET 137 Lonaphala Sutta_Mitirigala_Feb 2017
RET 138 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 35_Mitirigala_Feb 2017
Daham Medura, Kurunegala_Feb 2017
Dasuttara Sutta – Part 34_Wellington, New Zealand_Jan 2017
RET 140 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 36_Mitirigala_March 2017
RET 141 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 37_Mitirigala_March 2017
RET 142 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 38_Mitirigala_March 2017
RET 143 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 39 (සති පිරිවෙන)_Mitirigala_April 2017
RET 144 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 40_Mitirigala_April 2017
Mūla Pariyāya Sutta_Mitirigala Upper Monastery_2017
RET 145 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 41_Mitirigala_April 2017
Mālunkyaputta Sutta_June 2017_Toronto Maha Vihara
Non Residential Retreat at Connecticut, USA_June 2017
Sallekha Sutta_Prior Lake USA_June/July 2017
RET 152 Chethokhila Sutta_July 2017
Sangiti Sutta – to Mitirigala Upper Monastery Monks_July 2017
RET 153 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 42_Mitirigala_August 2017
RET 155 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 43_Mitirigala_August 2017
RET 156 Dasuttara Sutta – Part 44_Mitirigala_September 2017

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33 thoughts on “Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero

  1. You are doing a good service. In fact I am converting Ven. Dhammajiva’s talks to CDs and distribute it to those in need. Lots of Merit to all concerned.

  2. You are doing excellent service to all dhamma friends around the world. Lots of merit to you and others supporting this good work.

  3. I WOULD LIKE TO RECIEVE THE MEDTATION TALKS GIVEN BY MOST VEN.DAMAJEEVA THERO.I PESONALLY THINK THESE ARE MORE PRACTICAL AND EASILY UNDERSTANDABLE.MY PRIME INTENTION IS TO SHARE THESE WITH OUR YOUNG FRIENDS

  4. After listening to these you can exercise these things in the monastery at Meethirigala. Actually these things can be experienced by ourselves. I wish the supreme bliss of nirvana for our Most Venerable Uda Eriyagama Dhammajiva svameenvahanseta for these preaching.

  5. Thank you, lot of pin….This is the only website with a big collection of Ven.Dhammajiva Theros dhamma Sermons. Please keep up the good work.

  6. We very much appreciate your time taken and the generous efforts to bring these invaluable Dhamma discussions and sermons to the wider audience. Thank you a million times. May you attain Nibbana in this very life!

    • The Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero won’t be conducting any sessions in Canada during 2014. The Maha Thero conducted meditation retreats in Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg during the year 2013. Most probably the Maha Thero will visit Canada during the year 2015.

      With Metta,

      Aruna

        • Dear Himali,

          Vancouver 03-09th June 2015 and Winnipeg 11-17 June 2015. Please contact the retreat Organizers for more details. Vancouver: Mr Mervyn Perera (nmperera1@gmail.com) and Winnipeg: Radhika Abeysekera (dhammadenna@gmail.com)

          With Metta,

          Aruna Manathunge

  7. Aruna is doing a great Damma Dana to all through out the whole world.Those who get this opportunity to listen to Most Venerable Uda Eriyagama Maha Thero’s Dhamma talk’s given at the retreats will improve your meditation and you can feel how it guide you .Your meditation will be like a hobby and you will need to do it daily as you have to have your food.Wish all will experience this bliss
    May Venerable Udu eriyagama Maha thero Aruna and all involved in this Damma dana be blessed with good health ‘strength and long life to continue this good deed further.
    Doreen

  8. දුර අන්‍ය ආගමික රටක තනිවම සිටින මා වැන්නවුන්ට ඔබතුමන්ලා ගේ මෙම සේවය ඉතා ප්‍රයෝජනවත් වේ.මට දැනේනේ මාත් ඉදිරියේම සිට ධර්මය අසා තේරුම් ගන්නාබවකි. ඔබතුමන්ලා පතන බෝධියකින් වහවහා නිවන් මාරගයටම යොමු වේවා.

  9. Our immense gratitude for our Great Ven.U Dhammajeewa maha thero’ for your dedicated service to teach pure dhamma with very comprehensive explanation &dhamma analysis.
    Great service for the supreme Buddha sasanaya.

    Many merits to Aruna for devoting your valuable time to distribute this dhamma sermons to the world.

  10. Rev dhammajeeva is able to preach buddha dhamma in a way that any ordinary human being can absorb the real essense of it.And you allow us to get the full benefit of it through your web site.May the Triple Gem shower blessings on you for the great service.

  11. Dhamma Talk B7 – Ven Udairiyagama Dhammajeewa Thero – Faham …
    https://archive.org/details/dhamvila.blogspot.com
    Internet Archive
    Feb 9, 2015 – Daham Vila දහම් විල ෴යමෙක් මේ සසරේ ඇති අනතුර හඳුනා නොගනීද… එවන්.. following link is suddenly blocked . please open it
    With Metta

  12. Dear Dhamma friend Aruna,

    Can you kindly help me to locate the latest meditation programme that Ven. Dhammajeewa held at the International Vipassana Meditation Centre, on 11th and 14th May 2017.

    Theruvan Saranai.

  13. It seems non of the audios are working right now due to an isuue with dropbox. Dear admin, could you please sort this out.
    Theruvan Saranai.

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