Rather than teaching the theory of meditation through lectures and public forums alone, Bhanté’s teaching propels around the “Nirodha Retreat” making yogis benefit from a training of meditation lifestyle practice in a silent and secluded environment which many find as a life changing experience and immeasurable asset for self development.
In his quest for his own liberation, the layman Dhammaruwan took permanent ordination as a Buddhist monk on April 10, 2016. The ordination ceremony took place in the Bhavana Society’s Forest Monastery in West Virginia, USA before a large gathering of monks, lay devotees, his students and his friends
Guided Meditation Instructions on Metta and Compassion. The heart of the path is being a good person. Expounding Metta (friendliness), Mudita (appreciative joy), Karuna (compassion) and Upekha (equanimity).
The four foundations of mindfulness, right and wrong mindfulness. Awareness and meditation. The practice of meditation in relation to consciousness. Fatigue of samsara and the retreat experience. Guided meditation instructions.