Ask a Monk

Do you have a question about Buddha-Dharma and or your meditation practice?

If so, send us your question and we'll have Anandajoti Bhikkhu a Western monk ordained in the Theravāda tradition, provide an answer.

Anandajoti Bhikkhu

Buffalo Mindfulness is honored to have Anandajoti Bhikkhu’s wealth of Dhamma knowledge assisting us with our Ask the Monk webpage.

Anandajoti was born in England and spent the better part of his first 35 years there, but is resident in the East since 1987, mainly in Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia and Thailand.

He ordained in the Theravāda tradition in 1995 and received higher ordination the following year. He is currently staying at the International Buddhist College, in southern Thailand (, where he is student advisor.

The Sri Lankan lay teacher Acariya Godwin Samararatne was his first Dhamma teacher and his first Buddhist meditation teacher, and has proved to be one of the most influential people in his life.

Anandajoti Bhikkhu websites are highly recommended:

• (texts)
• (photographs)
• (documentaries)
• (work blog)
• (projects)

His youtube channel also has some excellent educational videos on Dhamma and can be found here:

Feel free to ask Bhante a question about Buddha-Dhamma or your meditation practice!

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