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 Establishment of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

The Establishment of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

An illustrated and annotated talk given at the June Full Moon describing the background to the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka by Arahats Mahinda and Sanghamitta.

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The Stories of the Foremost Nuns published on Ancient Buddhist Texts

The Stories of the Foremost Nuns

A publication on Ancient Buddhist texts of the Stories of the Nuns the Buddha named as foremost in one skill or another. From the Anguttaranikaya and its Commentary.

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Early Buddhist Legends of Sri Lanka

Early Buddhist Legends of Sri Lanka

An illustrated talk on the early Buddhist legends of Sri Lanka, covering the three journeys of Lord Buddha to the Island, the origin of the Sinhala peoples, and the significance of the legends.

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Recording of Reading of Mahāsatipaṭṭhāna in Pāli Published

Mahasatipatthana

Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of a reading in Pali of the important Mahasatipatthanasuttam.

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The Karmavibhanga Reliefs on Photo Dharma

Karmavibhanga

The hidden Karmavibhanga reliefs at Borobudur are now available on the Photo Dharma website

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The Nine-Fold Division of the Buddha’s Teaching

Three Alternative Divisions

A translation of the commentarial explanation of the nine-fold division of the Buddha’s Teaching.

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The Discourse about Quarrels and Disputes

Painting by Bhikkhu Sumedha

Text and Translation of a discourse the Buddha gave to educate people about the origin of conflict.

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New Album showing unusual Buddha Relief Carvings on Photo Dharma

Revealing the Worlds

A large Temple complex featuring many unusual Thai folk-style reliefs of the Buddha in unusual postures.

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Two Chanting Books now in Hard Copy for free Distribution

Two-Chanting-Books

Safeguard Recitals and Daily Chanting books now published in hard copy for free distribution.

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Publication of the Noble Search (MN 26)

Noble Search

Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of an important discourse in which the Buddha talks about his practice while a Bodhisatta, his Awakening and decision to teach.

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Statues and Reliquaries at Wat Yannava in Bangkok on Photo Dharma

Publication of photos from a visit to Wat Yannanva in Bangkok, which has many fine statues and a large collection of relics.

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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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Ven Sanghamitta and Queen Anula

Ven Sanghamitta and Queen Anula by Mala Wijekoon

Painting of Ven Sanghamitta ordaining Queen Anula, with extracts from their stories.

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Bhante Anandajoti on the Bodhisatta in the Theravada Tradition

Audio

The origin of the idea of the Bodhisatta in the Theravada Tradition, how the idea was developed until it became a central part of the teaching in the early medieval period, and a look at the influence the teaching had on the Theravada countries.

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