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Biography of Venerable Uda Eeriyagama Dhammajiva Thero

Venerable Uda Eeriyagama Dhammajiva Thero is the head of Meethirigala Nissarana Forest Hermitage in Sri Langka, a monastery in the strict forest tradition and he is a pupil of the late Matara Nyanarama Maha Thera, one of Sri Langka's most eminient meditation masters. He has also trained in Vipassana meditation in Burma under the tutelage of U Pan-ditha, a leading Burmese meditation master who follows the lineage of the great Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw. Venerable Dharmmajiva is also a rare and dextrous meditation master who teaches us that final liberation is attainable in this life itself. His teachings offer a simple, yet precise guide to the Satipattana practice and show that insight into final liberation could reveal itself in this very moment, in one breath or in one touch of a footstep


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