Sati Saraniya Hermitage

Sati Saraniya Hermitage


Latest Episodes

When the Trees Wither and the Leaves Fall
November 26, 2022

Sometimes we feel torn apart by life and unable to cope. Healing may be slow to come but our meditation practice can enhance that process. If we contemplate the fearsome winds of life in such a way th

Saving Grace
November 18, 2022

The Buddha offers us an extraordinary medicine the medicine of Truth. No one can take it for us nor can we take it for anyone else. And we discover it through our own wisdom, love, and compassion. W

The Good News
November 11, 2022

Are we able to sit with a quiet mind and know the fragrance of silence? All of us are familiar with the stressful impacts of relentless thought and reactivity on our well-being. The good news is that

Through the Eye of the Needle
November 04, 2022

We may travel to the most beautiful setting, and yet if there is no silence on the inside, how can we find peace? But to empty and purify the mind, we enter a sacred space, and we taste only sacrednes

Lifetime Vow
October 30, 2022

To vow for life: not to compromise our faith, our virtue, or our goodness even in a moment of terror is a powerful spiritual ally. Not cowering nor retaliating even in a hopeless-feeling-moment, w

What Obstructs the Dhamma Eye
October 21, 2022

We all experience some pain, mental, physical or both. And we work with pain both in the body and in the mind until it is exhausted. This is how we care for the mind, healing its sickness and removi

True Space Mission
October 15, 2022

The greatest exploration we can make is turning inward to the space of the heart. Our mission is to understand why we are here on this earth. We may think we know but we can only really know when we e

Contemplation: A Special Friend of Mindfulness
October 07, 2022

Practice deepens when we are present here and now, able to intuitively understand and contemplate our experience rather than knowing it through concepts. We refine mindfulness with wisdom, receive the

Mind Like A Satellite – Respect, Extraordinary Mindfulness, and Wisdom
October 01, 2022

A mind weeded of impurities is a field of stillness and wisdom where our suffering melts away. How does this happen? We study the mind and apply four facets of an extraordinary proactive mindfulness:

Mind Like A Satellite – Respect, Extraordinary Mindfulness, and Wisdom
September 30, 2022

A mind weeded of impurities is a field of stillness and wisdom where our suffering melts away. How does this happen? We study the mind and apply four facets of an extraordinary proactive mindfulness: