U Silananda

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 12:42 -- wisdom

U Silananda was a Burmese Buddhist monk and scholar of vipassana meditation. He was the spiritual advisor of the Theravada Buddhist Society of America, which has a large center in Half Moon Bay, California, as well as the spiritual director of centers in Berkeley, San Jose, and Florida. Teaching in both English and Burmese, he was deeply loved for the depth of his knowledge and for the clarity of his teachings.