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Silasiri engaged with the Buddhist Recovery Network in early 2018 as it launched its maiden year of Academy talks, and has greatly enjoyed co-hosting this monthly program through 2021. By way of meditation, Dharma study and a beautiful and supportive Sangha, she moved into recovery from childhood trauma, substance abuse and self-loathing, and continues to deepen her understanding of compassionate healing as taught by the Buddha and shared by the recovery community. A long-time peace and environmental activist and animal lover, Silasiri lives in New Orleans, LA, and was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Movement in May 2021.  She currently serves as the BRN's Board President and Interim Treasurer.


  • November 6th 2022
  • June 7th 2020Meditation | Practice for Challenging Times

    We will offer a meditation and an opportunity to be together in Sangha, with an emphasis on sustaining practice in these challenging times. Please join us this Sunday, June 7th, led by Robin Smith.



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