Sanathavihari Bhikkhu

Bhante Sanathavihari Bhikkhu is a Mexican-American Theravāda monk at the Sarathchandra Buddhist Center in North Hollywood, a Sri Lankan center. He is a student of the late Dr.  Bhante Punnaji, and the director of Casa De Bhavana – an outreach project to bring the Dhamma to the Spanish-speaking world. He is also the co-author of Buddhism in 10 Steps. Bhante is a U.S. Air Force veteran, has a B.A. in Religion, and is a Mindfulness researcher at Mount St. Mary University, Los Angeles, and a Graduate Student in Counseling Psychology at Mount St. Mary University. Bhante is also a certified facilitator in Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents (MBSAT) and Mindfulness in Recovery (MIR).

Sarathchandra Buddhist Center in North Hollywood, California.
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A Theravadan monk explains how Buddhist mindfulness and clinical therapeutic mindfulness are complimentary — but not the same

By Sanathavihari Bhikkhu (Bio at bottom of feature.) Sanathavihari Bhikkhu As a Buddhist monk, I have some misgivings about the way in which mindfulness is understood and used today. My biggest concern is the misunderstanding of mindfulness, which ...
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