Publication of Ven. Rerukane Candavimala’s Autobiography

Ven. Rerukane Candavimala

A new website dedicated to the autobiography of Ven. Rerukane Candavimala in which he talks about his life and work.

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From Buddha-to-be to Teacher published on Ancient Buddhist Texts

From Buddha-to-be to Teacher

The story of the Buddha’s striving, Awakening, and the beginning of his teaching career in his own words, compiled from various discourses.

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Audio and Audiobook Recordings added to Asvaghosa’s Gold

Asvaghosas Gold

Mike Cross’ readings of his translations of Buddhacarita and Saundarananda now published.

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Mike Cross digs up Asvaghosa’s Gold

Mike Cross

A new website for translations of Ven Aśvaghoṣa’s Buddhacarita and Saudarananda by Mike Cross, together with his commentary on the texts.

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The Life of the Buddha and his Disciples

Buddha, Sariputta and Moggallana

A story from the Dhammapada Commentary retelling the Life of the Buddha and his Two Chief Disciples, and also past life aspirations of other disciples.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Birth, Awakening and Passing of the Buddha

The Birth, Awakening and Passing of the Buddha

An illustrated and annotated talk given by Bhante Anandajoti during the Vesak celebrations in the Bodhi Lankarama Temple, Taiping, Malaysia describing the Birth, Awakening and Passing Away of the Buddha.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Buddha makes Peace, not War

Buddha makes Peace, not War

An annotated video recording of a talk about the Buddhist ideal of peacemaking in times of war.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Buddha returns to his Relatives

Path-to-Awakening

An illustrated recording of a talk I gave telling how the Buddha returned to his relatives one year after his Awakening and the events that followed.

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Republication of A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Stress and Illness

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A republication for free distribution of Bhikkhu Sumedha’s book: A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress.

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Bhikkhu K. Nyanananda: Slowly – Carefully – Mindfully (Reminiscences of Ven. Nyanavimala Mahathera)

The great Sri Lankan scholar-monk Ven. Bhikkhu K. Nyanananda gives his reminiscences of the ascetic German monk Ven. Nyanavimala Mahathera, whom he knew from the 1960s.

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Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Publication of a table listing the 100+ known nun disciples of the Buddha, and where their teachings are recorded in the Discourse Collection of the Pāli Canon.

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The Commemorations on the July Full Moon Day

The Buddha meets the Group of Five

The events that are commemorated on the Full Moon Day in July according to the Theravāda tradition.

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Finding the Path (through meeting Ven Nyanavimala)

Ven-Nyanavimala-Walking-near-Vajirarama

How Ven Nyanavimala influenced a young Sri Lankan Buddhist’s life, and inspired her to walk the Path of Dhamma.

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Asvaghosa’s versions of Conditional Origination

Buddha STatue found in Gandhara

This extract from Chapter 14 of Buddhacarita by Ven. Aśvaghoṣa describes the Buddha’s penetration of conditional origination on the night of his Awakening.

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Audio Flipbook of The Life of the Victorious Buddha

A video with a reading and flipbook presentation of The Life of the Victorious Buddha, a medieval poem relating the Buddha biography in the Theravada tradition.

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Arahat Sanghamitta’s Story now published

Sanghamittas Story

Publication of a new book about the great Arahat Bhikkhuni Sanghamitta.

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Video of the Jayamangalagatha

Wat-Olak-Madu

A new video made around a recital of the Jayamangalagatha.

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Thirty Things that Invariably Happen with the Buddhas

Two Buddhas at Po Win Daung, Myanmar

A list of the thirty things that invariably happen with all the Buddhas, which serves to elevate the events in the life of our Gotama Buddha to mythic status.

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Further Translations from the Extended Mahāvaṁsa

Asoka-and-the-Missions-Cover

A greatly expanded edition of translations from the Extended Mahavamsa, dealing with the life of King Asoka and the Missions which were sent out under his auspices.

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Bhante Anandajoti: 2. The Last Year of the Buddha’s Life

Parinibbana-Buddha

A video giving an outline of the Buddha’s final walking tour,showing the main places the Buddha stayed, the main events that occurred, what his journeys were and discussing whom he met during that time.

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