Madhupindika Suttawas selected by Ven. Panadure Chandaratana Thero as the next Sutta for Sutta Teachings in English. These in-depth Sutta teachings are conducted for Dhamma practitioners who could understand mainly English.
These teachings are presented as a progressive developmental path for the Vipassana and Samatha practitioners by this Venerable Forest Monk of Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya Forest Monastery of Sri Lanka.
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Silavanta Sutta in English at Kalalgoda Vipassana Meditation Center
Kalalgoda Vipassana Meditation Center.
Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero started Silavanta Sutta in English as a new Dhamma series at Kalalgoda Vipassana Meditation Center. This venue is a meditation center located close to Colombo at Kalalgoda belonging to Gangaramaya Temple of Colombo.
The Maha Thero initiated a three days residential meditation program in English at this Center during October 2016. This Center has residential facilities for about 40 retreants. This will vastly benefit the yogis who wish to attend residential retreats conducted in English, close to Colombo. These residential retreat in English will be held on a monthly basis for short durations of 2-3 days. These residential retreats will be conducted by Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero and Ven. Panadure Chandaratana Thero.
The Questions and Answers period in the afternoons is taken by Ven. Panadure Chandaratana Thero of Mitirigala Nissaranavanaya Monastery in English.
The next 3 Days residential program in English will be held on 24, 25 and 26 of March 2017.
Those who wish to attend the residential retreats have to contact Ms. Dilhara Fernando. Her contact details are as follows;
Four foundations of Mindfulness Retreat at Chuang Yen Monastery, New York.
Four Foundations of Mindfulness was the topic of the 10 day meditation retreat conducted at CYM (Chuang Yen Monastery), New York, U.S.A. It was conducted by Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero during end May and June 2016. The retreat was conducted in English.
Taung Kalat Monastery in Myanmar is one of the most remote temples in the world.
Bodhiraja Kumara Sutta was taken for discussion at a recently concluded residential retreat at Nissaranavanaya Forest Monastery. Bodhiraja Sutta was conducted during a nine day residential retreat by Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero and Ven. Panadure Chandaratana Thero.
A statue of Lord Buddha at Sri Gnanarama Meditation Center, Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka.
Sila Sutta was the selected topic by Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero for the newly commenced Dhamma sermons at Sri Gnanarama Meditation Center at Thalawathugoda, Sri Lanka.
There are many Suttas with the same title of Sila Sutta in Tripitaka. This particular Sutta is based on a valuable Dhamma discussion between two great Arahanths of Lord Buddha, namely Most Ven. Sariputta and Most Ven. Maha Kottitha.