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'''Bhikkhu Samahita''' is originally from Denmark.  He was a Medical Doctor and an Associate Professor, before ordaining as a [[bhikkhu]].  He currently resides in [[Sri Lanka]] and is a [[bhikkhu]] of the [[Theravada]] Forest Tradition - Arannavasin.
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'''Bhikkhu Samahita''' (1960-2019) was a Theravada monk from Denmark.  He was a Medical Doctor and an Associate Professor, before ordaining as a [[bhikkhu]].  He lived in a remote hermitage in [[Sri Lanka]] for many years and was a [[bhikkhu]] of the [[Theravada]] Forest Tradition - Arannavasin.
  
He arrived in [[Sri Lanka]] 2001, was ordained as novice at Maharagama Bhikkhu Training Center 29th January 2002 by the late Ven. Madihe Paññasiha Mahanayaka Thera and fully ordained as Bhikkhu the same place the 5th July 2003 by Ven. Ñāna Ratana Mahanayaka Thera. He meditates mostly alone in a remote mountain forest hermitage in Bambarella, near Hulu Ganga, Panwila ~ 56km from Kandy. Daytime visitors are always welcome. Over-night accommodation is available at small meditation-center nearby.
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He arrived in [[Sri Lanka]] 2001, was ordained as novice at Maharagama Bhikkhu Training Center 29th January 2002 by the late Ven. Madihe Paññasiha Mahanayaka Thera and fully ordained as Bhikkhu the same place the 5th July 2003 by Ven. Ñāna Ratana Mahanayaka Thera. He practiced mostly alone in a remote mountain forest hermitage in Bambarella, near Hulu Ganga, Panwila ~ 56km from Kandy.  
  
He operates several online groups for spreading the teachings of the [[Dhamma]] and maintains a website with a wealth of material on the [[Dhamma]] by other members of the [[Theravada]] [[Sangha]].
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He operated several online groups for spreading the teachings of the [[Dhamma]] and maintained a website with a wealth of material on the [[Dhamma]] by other members of the [[Theravada]] [[Sangha]].
  
He is a regular contributor to [[Dhamma Wheel]], the discussion forum for the early teachings of [[Buddhism]] and [[Dhamma Wiki milestones|Dhamma Wiki]].
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He was a regular contributor to [[Dhamma Wheel]], the discussion forum for the early teachings of [[Buddhism]] and [[Dhamma Wiki milestones|Dhamma Wiki]].
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He moved back to Denmark in 2018 with the intention of starting a Buddhist monastery there. He passed away in October 2019 in Denmark.  
  
 
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Bhikkhu Samahita (1960-2019) was a Theravada monk from Denmark. He was a Medical Doctor and an Associate Professor, before ordaining as a bhikkhu. He lived in a remote hermitage in Sri Lanka for many years and was a bhikkhu of the Theravada Forest Tradition - Arannavasin.

He arrived in Sri Lanka 2001, was ordained as novice at Maharagama Bhikkhu Training Center 29th January 2002 by the late Ven. Madihe Paññasiha Mahanayaka Thera and fully ordained as Bhikkhu the same place the 5th July 2003 by Ven. Ñāna Ratana Mahanayaka Thera. He practiced mostly alone in a remote mountain forest hermitage in Bambarella, near Hulu Ganga, Panwila ~ 56km from Kandy.

He operated several online groups for spreading the teachings of the Dhamma and maintained a website with a wealth of material on the Dhamma by other members of the Theravada Sangha.

He was a regular contributor to Dhamma Wheel, the discussion forum for the early teachings of Buddhism and Dhamma Wiki.

He moved back to Denmark in 2018 with the intention of starting a Buddhist monastery there. He passed away in October 2019 in Denmark.

Contact information provided by Bhikkhu Samahita

His Mail-address is:

  • Venerable Bhikkhu Samahita
  • Cypress Hermitage, Bambarella
  • 20838 Tawalantenna
  • Kandy, Central Province.
  • SRI LANKA
  • Phone: (+94) 081 562 0553
  • Email: bhikkhu.samahita[at]what-buddha-said[dot]net
  • Web: http://What-Buddha-Said.net

External links

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How to get there maps from Sri Lanka's beautiful hill city Kandy here:

Cypress Hermitage Photos here:

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