The Bhavana Blog

News and articles from our abbots and residents

New Resident, Ann

Interview with Ann, a Bhavana Resident Q: Tell us a little about yourself, your background, and interests. A: I grew up in Arlington, Virginia. After obtaining my bachelor’s degree at

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New Resident, Georgia

Tell us a little about your upbringing. Anything you want to share about where you’re from and your home life? I grew up in Virginia and went to an Episcopalian

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Ven. Dr. Sadhajeewa’s talks

Mindfulness for Substance Abuse Recovery

Mindfulness for Substance Abuse Recovery  By Bhante Ethkandawaka Saddhajeewa (PhD) At present, mindfulness meditation is one of the most important practices in clinical psychology, utilized by therapists in administering mindfulness-based

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The Goal of Buddhist Life

The Goal of Buddhist Life By Bhante Ethkandawaka Saddhajeewa (PhD) Some people consider Buddhism to be a philosophy; some view it as a religion; some think of it as a

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