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Alberta Buddhist Vihara Association
Ven-Talgaswewe Seelananda
2329 Millbourne Rd., West.
Edmonton   Alberta
Canada   T6K 1H6
780-641-9795
samatha.vipassana@gmail.com
www.samathavipassana.org

  Venerable Talgaswewe Seelananda was ordained at the age of 11 and after completing his monastic training, received higher ordination in 1984 as a Theravada monk in Sri Lanka. He has successfully completed his university undergraduate – B.A. (Major - Buddhist Philosophy) and post graduate degrees – M.A. and M.Phil., in Buddhist Studies.

The Samatha Vipassana Meditation Centre is a monastery in the Theravada tradition of Buddhism and a centre of teaching and practice of meditation. Its heart is the resident Abbot, Venerable Seelananda, whose life of meditation and teaching is open for visitors to share, as a living example of the Buddhist path.

Venerable Seelananda is fluent in English, Pāli and Sanskrit, which together with his excellent monastic roots is recognized as a dedicated monk skilled in the teaching of Buddhism and meditation.



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