Sati Saraniya Hermitage

Sati Saraniya Hermitage

Latest Episodes

Rising Up Like A Swan, Reflections & Guided Meditation
September 03, 2021

Reviewing our effort to practise, recalibrate and make adjustments as needed. Make peace with what arises – neither controlling nor being passive; like a parent – compassionate, mindful, discerning. W

On the Look Out, Dhamma Talk
August 27, 2021

Venerable Punna was one of the great bhikkhus of the Buddha’s time, known especially for his fierce faith, practice skill, and his fearlessness.  When the Buddha hears that Punna plans to wander on fo

Don’t Own the Second Arrow, Dhamma Talk
August 20, 2021

How do we deal with life when it bites us? Without trust in the Path, there is no way we can fulfill it. Practise seeing what works and what doesn’t, what binds us and what frees us. Seeing pain as ou

Noble Virtues, Reflections & Chant of the Ten Pāramῑ
August 13, 2021

We are Dhamma gardeners putting in the right ingredients to develop ten perfections. These noble qualities are essential to enhance the practice of growing in wholeness, unconditional love and balance

Where the Flame of Truth Burns Bright – Reflections & Guided Meditation
July 23, 2021

Dhamma is like mother, father, guardian, the Truth that we can rest in. So rest in the purity of one moment. Offering to listen, what is the message we receive? In the silence of the mind, what do we

I Sit Here In Blessing
July 16, 2021

How can we care for ourselves and each other, using our formal meditation practice as a template for daily living? As we sit for meditation, mark an intuitive pathway through painful, burdensome mind

Softly Close The Gates
July 09, 2021

There is so much for us to understand. Preparing yourselves for that unfolding of wisdom, take your rightful seat in a balanced way and follow the path inward. Softly close off all the gates and give

Baptism of Fire
July 02, 2021

Sometimes it takes an illness or a loss to wake up. The wheel of Dhamma turns us towards the centre point, where all the mind’s movements are stilled so that we can see the truth of suffering. Fear ar

The Nimitta of Suffering
June 25, 2021

When we’re out of balance, it’s due to the worldly winds. Even if you call them Dhamma winds, they end up being worldly – as soon as we grasp them, we’re back in samsara and we’re circling. The ending of circling always begins within...

The Value of Death
June 18, 2021

This path takes us to our true home through cultivating sanctity, and understanding the value of death: the death of greed, hatred and delusion. When we see all things as impermanent, death gives defi