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.
Glimpses of the life of Ven. Ñāṇavimala by someone who knew him from the 60s up and till he passed away in 2005.
New material featuring talks by Acarya Godwin Samararatne at the evening meetings, and also discussions and chanting; the poems were written by meditators at Nilambe expressing their thoughts and feelings.
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.
An annotated video recording of a talk about the Buddhist ideal of peacemaking in times of war.
A recording of Bodhi Puja led by Bhante Anandajoti, recorded at the Bodhi Lankarama Buddhist Temple. With text and translation in clear subtitles.
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.
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.
An illustrated recording of a talk I gave detailing the Life of Arahat Sariputta
A republication for free distribution of Bhikkhu Sumedha’s book: A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress.
Some verses attributed to the Buddha in which he praises one of his Chief Disciples Sāriputta.
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.
A description and translation of some inscriptions found in northern Malaysia dating from the 5th century.
Publication of a video of chanting of the three main protection discourses along with subtitles.
An illustrated talk on the geographical, social, political and religious background to the Buddha’s teaching.
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.
A set of photographs of reliefs illustrating the main characters from the Chinese novel Fengshen Yanyi.
The dates for the holding of the Patimokkha, the Rains Retreat and the Pavarana for the year 2015, in both Sri Lankan, Thai and Myanmar traditions.
I recently completed work on the translation of three discourses from the Anguttaranikāya along with a complete translation of their commentaries, which are now published on Ancient Buddhist Texts.