Writings & Talks

meeting a monarch butterfly

Désarmement Intérieur

The French translation of  Ayyā Medhānandī’s talk, Inner Disarmament, about overcoming fear as a way to true peace; on the occasion of the 10th Global Conference on Buddhism, Neuroscience and Mental Health, June, 2017, Toronto Museum of Science.

Le Dharma de la Neige

Published in Regard Bouddhiste magazine, May 2016 (reprinted with permission), this French version of Ayyā Medhānandī’s article The Dhamma of Snow describes a winter snow melt episode and the enthralling insight into how melting delusions give way to Truth.

Ayyā Medhānandī’s Blog

Written while based in Penang, Ayyā Medhānandī draws on her experiences in a monastic community in England, as a solitary nun in a coastal hamlet of New Zealand, and as an urban nun perched in a ‘sky temple’ overlooking the Malacca Straits.

Gone Forth, Going Beyond

A book of Ayyā Medhānandī’s Dhamma reflections from 1996 to 2007, published in English and Mandarin, 2008.

Audio Talks

Hospice meditation programmes led by Ayyā Medhānandī for staff and volunteers in Ottawa, 2008-2014.

Listen to talks given by Ayyā Medhānandī since 1996 at retreat and meditation practice venues in Canada, US, and overseas.