An Interview with the Abbot of Latin America’s Only Theravada Buddhist Monastery.

Via Reverend Danny Fisher
on Sep 4, 2010
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Our pal Morgan Zo-Callahan offers up this amazing interview with Venerable U Nandisena, abbot of Mexico’s Dhamma Vihara — the only Theravadin Buddhist Monastery in Latin America.  Don’t miss this one, folks.


About Reverend Danny Fisher

Rev. Danny Fisher, M.Div., D.B.S. (Cand.), is a professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He was ordained as a lay Buddhist minister by the Buddhist Sangha Council of Southern California in 2008. In addition, he is certified as a mindfulness meditation instructor by Naropa University in association with Shambhala International. A member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, he serves on the advisory council for the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program. In addition to his work for elephant journal, he is a blogger for Shambhala Sun. He has also written for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Religion Dispatches, The Journal of Buddhist Ethics, The Journal of Religion & Film, Eastern Horizon, New York Spirit, Alternet's Wiretap Magazine, and other publications. His award-winning website is


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