On our Resources page you’ll find audio recordings of dhamma talks from past retreats, links to other sites hosting dhamma talks, a list of selected writings in this tradition, and links to some of TBC’s friends’ sites.

Teachings from Retreats and Other Events

These are audio and video recordings of dhamma talks given by monastics to TBC retreats or Sunday morning meditation sessions.

Talks by Ajahn Viradhammo

June 26, 2022 – Ajahn Viradhammo – Day of Mindfulness

Morning Meditation Dhamma Talk Dhamma Talk …

April 18, 2021. Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Viradhammo

Four talks and meditation instruction from Ajahn Viradhammo during a Day of Mindfulness with TBC on April 18, 2021 Opening …

July 12, 2020. Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Viradhammo

Five talks from Ajahn Viradhammo given during the Day of Mindfulness with TBC on July 12, 2020. Awareness with the …

Talks by Ayya Medhanandhi

Ayya Medhanandi Dhamma Talk – Invite The Miraculous

Invite The Miraculous – a dhamma talk by Ayya Medhanandi – April 17, 2022 …

Ayya Medhanandi Dhamma Talk – Dedicate Everyday To Someone

Dedicate Everyday to Someone – a dhamma talk by Ayya Medhanandi – September 26, 2021 …

Ayya Medhanandi Dhamma Talk – By Love Alone

By Love Alone – a dhamma talk by Ayya Medhanandi – June 2021 …

May 24, 2020. Meditation and Dhamma Talk with Ayya Medhanandi

A guided meditation and dhamma talk from Ayya Medhanandi. A Cry of Suprise Guided Meditation Dhamma Talk: The Quail’s Tale, …

Talks by Ayya Nimmila

Ayya Nimmilia Sunday Dhamma Talk – December 2019

Developing the Divine Abidings. Q&A on responding to challenging situations …

Ayya Nimmila Sunday Dhamma Talk

March 2019 Sunday Dhamma Talk by Ayya Nimmila …

Ayya Nimmila Sunday Dhamma Talk

September 2018 – a Sunday morning dhamma talk by Ayya Nimmila at TBC …

Talks by Venerable Atulo

Venerable Atulo Sunday Dhamma Talk

April 2019 Sunday dhamma talk by Venerable Atulo …

Venerable Atulo Sunday Dhamma Talk

January 2019 Sunday morning dhamma talk by Venerable Atulo at TBC …

Talks by Venerable Khemakho

August 9, 2020. Day of Mindfulness with Venerable Khemako

Four talks and instructions from Venerable Khemako given during the Day of Mindfulness on August 9, 2020. Guided Body Scan …

July 26, 2020. Dhamma Talk with Venerable Khemako

A dhamma talk and Q&A from Venerable Khemako: The Internal Theatre and the Four Noble Truths. Questions and Answers: Suffering …

Venerable Khemako Sunday Dhamma Talk – December 2019

Service, Generosity and the Gradual Path. Q&A on the 5th precept; parenting; re-birth …

Venerable Khemakho Day of Mindfulness May 2019

How the Buddha’s lists can be helpful …


Here are some of our favourite writings.

Selected Chants for Days of Mindfulness

Iti Pi SoOpening ChantClosing ChantVerses of Sharing and AspirationSharing of MeritKaraniya SuttaRequest for 3 Refuges and 5 Precepts ...

The Word of the Buddha

Nyantiloka, 1946 An outline of the Buddha's teaching, as presented in the Pali canon. This was recommended by Ajahn Viradhammo ...

The Body

Ajahn Metta, Ajahn Sundara, Ajahn Candasiri, 2014 Dhamma Reflections on Ageing, Sickness and Death by the nuns of the Theravada ...

Stillness Flowing – The Life and Teachings of Ajahn Chah

Ajahn Jayasaro, 2017 "Stillness Flowing - The Life and Teachings of Ajahn Chah" by Ajahn Jayasaro, the long-awaited biography of ...

The Contemplative’s Craft

Ajahn Viradhammo, 2017 Internalizing the Teachings of the Buddha. This electronic edition of The Contemplative’s Craft is offered in commemoration ...

Four Noble Truths

A clear and accessible writing on one of the core teachings of the Buddha, by Ajahn Sumedho Available in Multiple ...

Meditation, a Way of Awakening

This book addresses the questions, why meditate and how to meditate? The guidance offered is relevant to all those who ...

A Handful of Leaves

A comprehensive volume of translations of the Buddha's teachings by Ajahn Thanissaro, available in a variety of electronic formats. Regularly ...

Dhamma Talk Collections

A selection of web sites where you can find audio talks by teachers in this tradition. 

Talks given by Ajahn Viradhammo at the Tisarana Monastery outside of Perth, Ontario.
Talks and writings by Ayya Medhanandi at the Sati Saraniya Hermitage, also outside of Perth, Ontario.
As read by Ajahn Amaro.
Access all of the audio and text teachings from this monastery.
A huge assortment of talks (more than 4,500 at present), organized by monastic or by collection.
A collection of talks and meditations in the Insight Meditation tradition.
Teachings by many of the monastics in the Thai Forest Tradition under Ajahn Chah.
Includes lectures on his book “In the Buddha’s Words”.

Friends of TBC

These are some of the other communities we are friends with.
Tisarana Monastery, near Perth in Eastern Ontario, is in the Forest tradition of Ajahn Chah. Ajahn Viradhammo, a Canadian, is the abbot. Guests are welcome, but register your visit first. The surrounding countryside is beautiful.
Sati Saraniya Hermitage, not far from Tisarana, is a rural monastic residence for bhikkhunis — fully-ordained women — in the Forest tradition of Theravada Buddhism. Visits are welcomed, but contact them first.
Satipañña meets every Tuesday evening at 7pm at Quaker House, 60 Lowther Avenue in Toronto. Come early to secure your seat. The program is geared to those committed to beginners and experienced meditators.
Buddhist Place serving Peterborough and the Kawarthas meets for practice on Wednesday evenings.
Ottawa Buddhist Society serves Theravada Buddhists of all backgrounds in and around Ottawa, Canada’s Capital.
True North Insight offers insight meditation retreats and courses in English and French.
Dharma Friends supports meditation practice in Toronto’s LGBT community, based in diverse Buddhist philosophies and meditation practices.
Waterloo River Dharma Centre offers weekly meditation groups, beginner’s courses, workshops, retreats, evening and Sunday sittings, visiting Dharma teachers, resource library.

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