A university trip to Songkhla and Wat Phranon Laem Pho which houses some fine Golden Buddha statues.
Statistics for my various websites and other publication activities.
Publication of the first two sections of the last book of the Abhidhamma on Ancient Buddhist Texts.
A VBA macro takes the active window in MS Word, makes it two, and then arranges them side by side.
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…
This extract from Chapter 14 of Buddhacarita by Ven. Aśvaghoṣa describes the Buddha’s penetration of conditional origination on the night of his Awakening.
High-definition creative commons photographs from a small but colourful Chinese temple in Sadao District, Thailand, showing the decoration work, together with some further information
An Audio Flipbook of the Arahat Sanghamittā’s Story is now published on YouTube.
Pan and Zoom Slideshows extended to the whole of the Photo Dharma website
Publication of two new short chanting texts on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website; the Prajñāpāramitā-Hṛdaya, the Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom, and the Tigumbacetiyathomanā – Praise of the Tigumba Shrine.
The Buddha explains what factors need to be considered if we are to benefit others with our speech.
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.
How a woman is truly veiled when she is covered by her own virtue.
New photographs from the stainless steel Chedi Traiphop Traimongkhon in Hatyai, showing the unique structure and the fine murals found inside.
Third part of a booklet by the American monk Ven. Sumangalo on how to be a practicing Buddhist, concerns the basic teachings of Buddhism.
Second part of a booklet by the American monk Ven. Sumangalo on how to be a practicing Buddhist, concerns the 8-fold Noble Path.
First part of a booklet by the American monk Ven. Sumangalo on how to be a practicing Buddhist, concerns the basic teachings of Buddhism.
Painting of Ven Sanghamitta ordaining Queen Anula, with extracts from their stories.