Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is a Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka and the author of Mindfulness in Plain English. He is president of the Bhavana Society in High View, West Virginia, an organization that promotes meditation and monastic life.
five practices to change your mind

MeditationMagazine | On Practice

Five Practices to Change Your Mind

Basic Buddhist meditation practices can transform the way you think and the way you view the world. Here, five teachers offer introductory methods for changing your mind—and your life.

By Barry Magid, Gil Fronsdal, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, Peter Doobinin, Judith Simmer-Brown, and Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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Teachings Meditation Month 2022

Crossing the Ocean

Theravada Buddhist monk Bhante G explains that looking inward to realize the impermanence of all conditioned phenomena is the path to nirvana

By Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, edited by Douglas John Imbrogno

Magazine | Brief Teachings

Like a Mirage

Distorted perceptions are like a mirage. Deceived by a mirage, a deer runs quickly toward what it perceives as water. As he runs, he sees that the water-like mirage is still far ahead of him. So…

By Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

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