The fragrance of flowers blows only with the prevailing winds, but the fragrance of virtue pervades all directions.
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French version: Le Dharma de la Neige One winter we had quite a lot of snow. In April, we were still navigating from building to building through narrow pathways dug into snow several feet high. The days were quite bright … Continue reading
The Ratana Sutta chant, Verses on the Treasures of the Dhamma: Visakha, the Buddha’s devotee, reflects on her generosity to the Sangha: “When I remember it, I shall be glad. When I am glad, I shall be happy. When my … Continue reading
At dusk, our home grown stupa alight after a memorial to dear friend Martin Edge. We chant, breathe, reflect and renew our trust. Listening to the sky touching earth and its echo in the mind dissolving within itself. Ayyā Medhānandī … Continue reading
Our summer Sunday Meditations are held once a month through the fall. We welcome you to join us for chanting, meditation and a Dhamma teaching from 1-3 pm on these Sundays: October 16th: Off Grid, On Track November 13th: Saving Grace
On June 13th, Bhante Rahula gave a stunning afternoon talk on the dynamics of meditation practice to a small group of eager listeners who were able to come midweek to hear his teaching at Sati Saraniya Hermitage. His rare and … Continue reading
Ayyā Medhānandī and Ayyā Nimmalā at the Kalayanamitr Buddhist Society Vesak celebration in Victoria, B.C., May 22, 2016 celebrating the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and Parinibbāna. The event included an alms-giving ceremony, guided meditation, Pali chanting, Dhamma talk and discussion time.