What we're about
Our resident teacher at the Sirimangalo International Buddhist Meditation Centre is the Theravada monk Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu.
Venerable Yuttadhammo has been teaching the Dhamma and insight meditation (also known as Vipassana meditation) for past 12 years. He has also published books on the practice of insight meditation which are invaluable guides for any meditator.
At present as well as teaching meditation courses at the meditation centre, VenerableYuttadhammo is a student at McMaster University. As well as studying at the university. Venerable Yuttadhammo provides meditation sessions for the university students on a daily basis. Venerable Yuttadhammo is also the head of the McMaster Buddhism Association who have organised many Buddhist events at the university.
If you would like to make an appointment with Venerable Yuttadhammo you can contact us on the telephone number (905) 581 8522.
On Saturdays, we have a " Meditation & Dhamma Evening". All are welcome to attend.
7.30 pm - 8 pm Walking meditation
8 pm - 8.30 pm Sitting meditation
9 pm - 10 pm Dhamma talk by Venerable Yuttadhammo
Please note the Dhamma talk will be broadcast live on YouTube so members of the audience may be captured on camera.
Venerable Yuttadhammo also gives Dhamma talks at the centre on and Wednesdays which are also broadcast live on YouTube. However, this can be subject to change.
Please note the meditation centre is open to the public for independent meditation from Monday to Sunday from 6 am until 10 pm. So please feel free to drop in!
If you wish to further develop your meditation practice you are welcome to enrol on our free online formal meditation courses and free residential courses. Please refer to link https://www.sirimangalo.org/courses/ This is a wonderful opportunity to be taught by such an excellent and dedicated teacher. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
There is no need for faith or belief in Buddhism to benefit. Please feel free to bring family and friends to meditate with you.
We are looking for volunteers to help with the running of the centre. If you are interested please let us know.
Sirimangalo International Buddhist Meditation Centre It is located at:-
31 Beaucourt Rd
Hamilton, ON L8S 2R1
Contact telephone no: (905) 581-8522.
For more information on Venerable Yuttadhammo and the meditation centre, please refer to the links below.
Be well !
Sirimangalo International Buddhist Meditation Centre.