Bhikkhu Samahita is originally from Denmark. He was a Medical Doctor and an Associate Professor, before ordaining as a bhikkhu. He currently resides in Sri Lanka and is a bhikkhu of the Theravada Forrest Tradition - Arannavasin.

He arrived in Sri Lanka 2001, was ordained as novice at Maharagama Bhikkhu Training Center 29th January 2002 by the late Ven. Madihe Paññasiha Mahanayaka Thera and fully ordained as Bhikkhu the same place the 5th July 2003 by Ven. Ñāna Ratana Mahanayaka Thera. He meditates mostly alone in a remote forest hermitage in Bambarella. There is a meditation center nearby. Bhikkhu Samahita states that visits and long-term meditators are always welcome.

He operates several online groups for spreading the teachings of the Dhamma and maintains a website with a wealth of material on the Dhamma by other members of the Theravada Sangha.

He is a regular contributor to Dhamma Wheel, the discussion forum for the early teachings of Buddhism and The Dhamma Encyclopedia.

Contact information provided by Bhikkhu Samahita

His Mail-address is:

  • Venerable Bhikkhu Samahita
  • Cypress Hermitage, Bambarella
  • 20838 Tawalantenna
  • Kandy, Central Province.
  • Phone: (+94) 081 562 0553
  • Email: bhikkhu.samahita[att]what-buddha-said[dot]net

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