A new text and translation of an important section on Conditional Origination drawn from the Abhidhamma Vibhanga.
A few weeks ago I announced the publication of a new version of my popular chanting book Safeguard Recitals. At that time I had started recording the Pali text to accompany the book. I have just now finished that work and have embedded the recording in the website. The recordings in total last for around…
Updated facilities for making downloading of mp3s and searching the website easier.
Publication of a new and enlarged version of my popular chanting book Safeguard Recitals on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website.
A remake of the Audio Readings page on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website, which is consistently the most popular page on the site.
A new text, translation and grammatical analysis of three of the main discourses from the Pali Canon.
A proposal for a new blogging platform which will serve those engaged in Dharma work of any kind.
Publication of photos from a visit to Wat Yannanva in Bangkok, which has many fine statues and a large collection of relics.
A report on the Hindu Trimurti Temple Complex at Prambanan, Java photographs from which are now published on the Photo Dharma website, along with two other albums.
Photographs of the Karmavibhanga stories of good and bad deeds and their Heavenly rewards and Hellish punishments at Borobudur, Java.
Additional photographs of the Buddha statues at Borobudur, illustrating the various poses (mudras) and the Buddhas they represent.
A new set of photographs of reliefs from Borobudur illustrating the Divine Traditions (Divyavadana).
A new set of photographs telling the story of the Life of the Buddha as carved in reliefs at Borobudur, in Java, Indonesia.
The dates for the holding of the Patimokkha, the Rains Retreat and the Pavarana for the year 2014.
Publication of photographs of modern murals from a Ubosot in Sadao showing the Life of the Buddha.
A new website housing documentaries on the Buddhist Teaching, the associated cultures, mainly in Asia, and films about ecology, and human and animal rights.
A university trip to Songkhla and Wat Phranon Laem Pho which houses some fine Golden Buddha statues.
Publication of the first two sections of the last book of the Abhidhamma on Ancient Buddhist Texts.
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 Rerukane…