Bhante Dhammajiva Maha Thero

Venerable Dhammajiva Maha Thero is the Abbot and the Chief meditation master of Mitrigala Nissaranavanaya Forest Monastery, Sri Lanka. Venerable meditated under the guidance of two great masters; namely the late Most Venerable Matara Sri Ňānārāma Maha Thero of Sri Lanka and late Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa from Burma.

Venerable Dhammajiva is a skilled teacher. He always reminds us that the final liberation is possible in this very life. His teachings gives us a simple yet very profound user manual to the satipatthana practise and shows us that the deepest insight into the ultimate liberation could be realized in any moment, in one breath or just in one touch.

Venerable Dhammajiva welcomes all people with analytic minds. He is widely recognised for his wide and complete knowledge of the Teachings and his personal experience with different meditation techniques.He is fluent in English, Burmese, Pali and Sinhala.

Monk/Lay teacher : monk
Title/Address : Bhante (Venerable)
Tradition : Theravada
Origin : Sri Lanka
Communication language : English
Types of retreats : satipatthana-vipassaná
Schedule : strict
Expects to observe : 8 precepts