The monastery in the Forest tradition is a residence for Buddhist monks and those who wish to train as Buddhist monks. It also functions as a spiritual sanctuary for interested friends who may visit for varying periods of time.
A vihara under the directorship of U Silananda. Teaches meditation in the tradition of Mahasi Sayadaw.
Directory of meditation centers in USA. Also helps to find Buddhist books.
The British Columbia Insight Meditation Society (BCIMS) is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Formed to connect and support Buddhist meditation communities in B.C. that practice in the Theravada tradition, we provide access to teachings through classes, sitting groups, study groups and retreats, and build sangha through community events and volunteer work.
We invite you to join us exploring the Buddha’s teachings on insight, generosity and kindness; and in awakening the body, mind and heart in formal meditation practice and in the challenge of daily life.