New Website: Buddhasāsana

Buddhasasanaa

A new website to house sub-sites for various projects I have been involved in.

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Glimpses of Ven. Nyanavimala

Ven. Ñāṇavimala

Glimpses of the life of Ven. Ñāṇavimala by someone who knew him from the 60s up and till he passed away in 2005.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ajahn Brahm meets Ven. Ñāṇavimala

Photos of Ajahn Brahm and Ven. Nyanavimala from around 19900

I only recently found out that Ajahn Brahm had met the great German monk Ven. Ñāṇavimala so when I met Ajahn recently I asked him to write down his impressions.

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Ven. Nyanavimala’s Advice

Ven. Ñāṇavimala

Ven. Ñāṇavimala was ordained in Sri Lanka in 1955. After twelve years of study and meditation at Island Hermitage, he set out bare-footed on continuous walking tour. These are recollections of some of his teachings by a former disciple.

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