The Aukana Trust [ UK]
- charitable trust which runs a meditation center, two monasteries, and publishes
its own books. Headed by Alan James, who trained in Thailand.
Bhavana Society [USA] - established in Washington DC, in 1982. Site includes Dhamma articles
by Bhante Rahula and Bhante Henepola Gunaratana.
NZ] - The Garden of Enlightened Knowing, was founded in 1985 as a monastic
residence of the Theravada tradition. Bodhinyanarama has its origins in the
Thai Forest Tradition and is associated with the many branch monasteries of
the highly revered and respected meditation master Ajahn Chah who died in
the early 1990's.
The Forest Hermitage
[UK] - Wat Pah Santidhamma or The Forest Hermitage is a small, peaceful
Buddhist monastery after the style of the forest monasteries of N.E. Thailand
but set in the heart of England.
ForestSANGHA - a directory to
the communities of disciples of Venerable Ajahn Chah.
Insight Meditation Society [USA] - IMS was founded in 1975 as a nonprofit organization to provide a place
for the intensive practice of Insight Meditation. IMS operates a retreat center
set on 80 wooded acres in the quiet country of central Massachusetts.
Nyanavira Thera Dhamma Page
- The aim of this web site is to make more widely available the writings of
the late Ven. Nyanavira Thera which, though of extraordinary quality and depth,
do not -- for different reasons -- attract any of the established Buddhist
Sae Taw Win II Dhamma Center
[USA] - established by Dr. Thynn Thynn, a Burmese-born Dhamma teacher in
March, 1997. A Samatha-Vipassana Center in the lineage of the late Ven. Shwe
Baw Gyun Sayadaw of Burma, it was founded on the principles of metta
(non-violence), dana (charity), sila (keeping the precepts), bhavana
(cultivation of the mind towards enlightenment.)
Samatha Trust [UK] - founded in 1973 to
keep alive the Buddha's teaching through providing opportunities to learn and
practise Samatha, a traditional form of Buddhist meditation based on
mindfulness of breathing. In actual fact, the form of meditation practiced is
Samatha-Vipassana, developing Samatha (calm), as a basis for Vipassana
(insight). This site provides information about local Samatha meditation
groups throughout the UK, and also events run by the Trust.
Suan Mokkhabalarama [Thailand] -
Suan Mokkh is a forest monastery along the coast of Southern Thailand, 600
km from Bangkok. It was founded in 1932 by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu and grew to
become the most innovative and progressive Buddhist teaching center in Thailand.
Although Buddhadasa Bhikkhu has passed away, much of his work continues. This
WWW site is a continuation of that work, one of many virtual Suan Mokkhs.