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As a bee without harming the flower, its colour or scent, flies away, collecting only the honey, even so should the sage wander in the village.
~The Buddha
Dhammapada 4:6

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Ven. Seelananda was born and bred in Sri Lanka as a Theravada monk. Having received the invitation extended from American Sri Lankan Buddhist Association of New York he came to US for the dissemination of the Dhamma in 2002. Bhante Seelananda, along with his friends, established a meditation Center named…(read more)

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Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the founding abbot of the Bhavana Society. Born in rural Sri Lanka, he has been a monk since age 12 and took full ordination at age 20 in 1947. He came to the United States in 1968. “Bhante G” (as he is fondly called by his…(read more)