A new website dedicated to the autobiography of Ven. Rerukane Candavimala in which he talks about his life and work.
The story of the Buddha’s striving, Awakening, and the beginning of his teaching career in his own words, compiled from various discourses.
Mike Cross’ readings of his translations of Buddhacarita and Saundarananda now published.
A new website for translations of Ven Aśvaghoṣa’s Buddhacarita and Saudarananda by Mike Cross, together with his commentary on the texts.
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.
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.
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.
A republication for free distribution of Bhikkhu Sumedha’s book: A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress.
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.
Publication of a table listing the 100+ known nun disciples of the Buddha, and where their teachings are recorded in the Discourse Collection of the Pāli Canon.
The events that are commemorated on the Full Moon Day in July according to the Theravāda tradition.
How Ven Nyanavimala influenced a young Sri Lankan Buddhist’s life, and inspired her to walk the Path of Dhamma.
This extract from Chapter 14 of Buddhacarita by Ven. Aśvaghoṣa describes the Buddha’s penetration of conditional origination on the night of his Awakening.
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.
Publication of a new book about the great Arahat Bhikkhuni Sanghamitta.
A new video made around a recital of the Jayamangalagatha.
A list of the thirty things that invariably happen with all the Buddhas, which serves to elevate the events in the life of our Gotama Buddha to mythic status.
A greatly expanded edition of translations from the Extended Mahavamsa, dealing with the life of King Asoka and the Missions which were sent out under his auspices.