A talk on the Bujang Valley, Sri Vijaya, Sailendra and Majapahit kingdoms in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Publication of over 10 more hours of recordings of Godwin’s retreats, mainly in Germany and the Netherlands.
A new page for unedited transcripts and over 100 hours of recordings of Acarya Godwin Samararatne.
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.
An annotated video recording of a talk about the Buddhist ideal of peacemaking in times of war.
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
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.
An illustrated talk on the geographical, social, political and religious background to the Buddha’s teaching.
A video based on a talk about the scriptural and sculptural respresentations of the Buddha as they developed over the years, which is illustrated with relevant texts, maps and photographs.
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.
A video built around a talk which describes the various ways the universe comes to destruction, and how it re-evolves. It is illustrated with infographics describing the planes of existence and with photographs and complimentary text.
A video based on a talk I gave discussing the various levels of existence as they are envisioned in Buddhist cosmology.
A video based on a talk looking at the spread of Buddhist Civilisation throughout Asia from the earliest times till around 1,200 years after its beginning.
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.
A video illustrating the growth of the Magadhan Empire and the Missions sent out by King Asoka with special reference to Sri Lanka.
A video giving an outline of the Buddha’s final walking tour,showing the main places the Buddha stayed, the main events that occurred, what his journeys were and discussing whom he met during that time.
An edited video of a conversation I had with the NZ monk Bhante Guttasīla detailing his recollections of Ven Ñāṇavimala.
A video made around a talk given about the period from the Bodhisatta’s renunciation, up to the Awakening, and the first year thereafter.