Sermons by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero

Most Venerable Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero is the founder of Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery. Learn more about him here.

Wrong View in Regard to Paritta Chanting l by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero(2 min) The power in chanting Paritta lies in the true meaning and the belief that these are the Supreme Buddha's words being chanted. However, in this sermon... Watch
History of Sri Lanka l by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero(6 min) In this sermon, we learn the great history of how Buddhism began. Watch
The Great Love of A Mother l by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero(2 min) Did you know how deep the love of a mother and father is towards their children? In Supreme Buddha's words, that love is... Watch
How Does the Rain Retreat Come About? by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero(3 min) What is rain retreat? Learn about it in this sermon. Watch
Do We Not Need to Collect Merits? by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero(6 min) In this sermon we further learn on why it is important we need to continue to collect merits in this life too. Watch
A True Story about Rebirth as Ghosts l by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero(9 min) How long does suffering last in bad destinations like Hell or Ghost worlds? Let's learn from a true story about a group of people who were reborn as… Watch
The Value of Receiving Advice l by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda TheroThe advices from Noble Wise people are very valuable as they are given to one for that person's benefit. Hence, this sermon explains a story of an... Watch
Four Results for One Who Learns & Practices Dhamma l by Ven. K. Gyanananda TheroDid you know that Supreme Buddha said that one who learns and practices the Dhamma experiences 4 results? It truly is wonderful the blissful experience for one who follows this… Watch
Vipassi Sutta l By Venerable Kiribathgoda Gnanananda TheroWhat do we usually do when we go through troublesome times? Some may look towards astrology for answers, or request blessings. However, if we realise that we are subject to… Watch