Samahita, Bhante

Bhante Samahita

Bhante Samahita was educated as a medical doctor at the Copenhagen University in Denmark, and became Associate Professor in Bioinformatics at the Technical University in Denmark, working with theoretical biology and artificial intelligence.  He arrived in Sri Lanka in 2001, where he becam full ordained as a Bhikkhu in 2003. As a monk of the THeravada Arannavasin Forest Tradition, he has been living and meditating for the past 16 years alone in a remote mountain forest hermitage. His main philosophical interest is in the convergence and congruence of ideas within early Buddism, orthodox quantum physics, Einsteinian relativity, information theory, and thermodynamics.