Uposatha Calendar 2014/2556

Patimokkha in Ariyaka Script

The dates for the holding of the Patimokkha, the Rains Retreat and the Pavarana for the year 2014.

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Publication of Buddhist Wisdom Verses

Rerukane

Throughout 2009 and the early part of 2010 I worked on a text and translation of a collection of verses made by the Svejin Nikāya’s former Mahānāhimi, Ven. Rerukane Candavimala, who was one of the leading scholar monks in Sri Lanka in the 20th century.

The Svejin Nikāya is my ordination sect, and Ven

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Ven Sumangalo, 03: The Law of Karma and Rebirth

Ven. Sumangalo

Third part of a booklet by the American monk Ven. Sumangalo on how to be a practicing Buddhist, concerns the basic teachings of Buddhism.

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Ven Sumangalo, 02: The 8 Positive Rules for a Happy Life

Ven. Sumangalo

Second part of a booklet by the American monk Ven. Sumangalo on how to be a practicing Buddhist, concerns the 8-fold Noble Path.

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Ven Sumangalo, 01: What is Practical Buddhism?

Ven. Sumangalo

First part of a booklet by the American monk Ven. Sumangalo on how to be a practicing Buddhist, concerns the basic teachings of Buddhism.

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My Spiritual Father (Ven. Nyanavimala)

Ven Nyanavimala in later years

Personal recollections of the great German monk Ven Nyanavimala by Mrs. Ayoma Wickramasinghe, one of his closest devotees.

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Trip to the Barabar Caves in Bihar

Cave Entrance with Dorjee

A trip to see the Barabar cave complexes, north of Gaya in the Jehanabad district, and the nearby village of Kawa Dol, where a magnificent (but damaged) statue of Buddha is situated.

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Selected Poems of Bhikkhu Moneyya

Bhikkhu Moneyya

Poems, aphorisms and musing from the American monk, Ven. Moneyya (updated Nov. 2013).

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Uposatha Calendar 2013/2557

Reciting Kammavaca

The Uposatha calendar for the recitation of the Pātimokkha from the beginning of Hemanta 2012 up and till the end of Hemanta in 2014.

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Functioning Temples in Ayutthaya

Phra Ratcha Thanintarajan

Report on the trip to Ayutthaya and the many temples we visited there.

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Recital of the Great Jataka in Thai

Phra-Job

A complete recording of a reading in Thai of the Vessantara Jataka by Phra Warat Gambhīrapañño Norasingha

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Sankha’s Story or, Paccekabuddhas Teach Awakening

Sankha

A Jataka story told by the Buddha that shows Paccekabuddhas do teach, and it is possible to attain Awakening with them.

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Bhante Guttasīla remembers Ven. Ñāṇavimala (Transcript)

Bhante Guttasila

A re-edtied transcript of an interview with Bhante Guttasīla, in which he gives his recollections of Ven. Ñāṇavimala.

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Chief’s Last Dhamma Talk

Ven-Dhammananda

The last Dhamma Talk by the late Most Ven K. Sri Dhammananda, Chief Priest of the Buddhist Temple in Brickfields, on the 7th July 2006 at the Buddhist Maha Vihara, Kuala Lumpur entitled Human Life.

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Bhante Anandajoti: 3. Asoka and the Missions

Asoka-and-the-Missions

A video illustrating the growth of the Magadhan Empire and the Missions sent out by King Asoka with special reference to Sri Lanka.

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Ven. Hiriko: Spending time with Ven. Nyanavimala

Nyanavimala-Parappaduwa-Cut

Recollections of the German monk, Ven. Ñāṇavimala, by a Serbian monk who served as his attendant in the late 90s.

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Bhante Guttasīla remembers Ven Ñāṇavimala (Video)

Bhante Guttasila

An edited video of a conversation I had with the NZ monk Bhante Guttasīla detailing his recollections of Ven Ñāṇavimala.

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A Mahākassapa for our Time

Ñāṇavimala circa 1955

A reflection by Bhikkhu Bodhi on the great German monk Ven. Ñāṇavimala, based on their encounters over the years.

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The Life of Nyanavimala Thera

Friedrich Möller around 1955 (Ven. Nyanavimala)

The following was written by Bhikkhu Ñāṇatusita and Bhikkhu Bodhi shortly after the passing away of Ven. Ñāṇavimala. It was first published in the Buddhist Publication Society’s Newsletter in 2005.

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Audio Tipitaka

au

Website featuring recordings in English and Pali of various texts drawn mainly from the Pali Canon by various people.

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