Ven. Seelananda was born and bred in Sri Lanka as a Theravada monk. Having received the invitation extended from American Sri Lankan Buddhist Association of New York he came to US for the dissemination of the Dhamma in 2002. He has established a meditation Center named “Samatha Vipassana Meditation Centre” in Edmonton Canada. Ven. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana and the board of Directors have appointed Ven. Bhikkhu T. Seelananda as the Vice president and Vice Abbot of Bhavana Society from January 2011.
This is a talk given by Bhikkhu Seelananda in November 2007 at Samatha Vipassana Meditation Centre in Edmonton Canada (as a live talk through skype to the listeners from different countries in the west and Asia). Here he explains the four Noble Truths one by one.