“Venerable sir, this is half of the holy life, that is, good friendship, good companionship, good comradeship.”

“Not so, Ānanda! Not so, Ānanda! This is the entire holy life, Ānanda, that is, good friendship, good companionship, good comradeship. When a bhikkhu has a good friend, a good companion, a good comrade, it is to be expected that he will develop and cultivate the Noble Eightfold Path."

 

- SN 45.2

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ABOUT US

We are a Theravada Buddhist group based in Calgary, Alberta and are friends of Birken Forest Monastery  and Canmore Theravada Buddhist Community. We meet daily for meditation sessions and weekly on Sundays for Dhamma discussions. The group is hosted by Dhammapāla virtually