Dhamma Everywhere

This site was a project of students of Sayadaw U Tejaniya in order to share teachings from his book, Dhamma Everywhere: Welcoming each moment with awareness+wisdom

Please enjoy the teachings shared here and visit the main website for more, including links to audio, video, and PDF versions of Dhamma Everywhere, Don't Look Down on the Defilements: They Will Laugh at You and Awareness Alone Is Not Enough. You may also be interested in this sister Tumblr and our teacher's YouTube channel. Finally, if you are in North America, there are books available for distribution through the US organization of students and supporters, Wisdom Streams. They can be contacted at info@wisdomstreams.org.

Please note that this site and the book from which the content comes by no means are meant to replace the personal guidance of the teacher.

Knowing what is wrong is very important. It’s only when you recognize what is wrong that you will also begin to understand what is right. There is a lot you can learn from what you think are unfavorable conditions for meditation. There may be unhappiness or suffering. Don’t make judgments that these conditions are bad for practice. There is There is no thing such as “bad meditation”. In Dhamma, there is only what’s happening. Accept the situation and be aware. It’s already good if you are aware of what’s happening. However, people mostly pay attention to what is happening and just go around in circles as a result of having judged something as “good” or “bad”.

Sayadaw U Tejaniya, Dhamma Everywhere (p. 59)

(photo by Austrian Yogi, Retreat at SOM, December 2009)