A short introduction to ola-leaf writing and an example which is published on Ancient Buddhist Texts.
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.
A republication for free distribution of Bhikkhu Sumedha’s book: A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress.
Publication of an essay on Geography of Early Buddhism by Bimala Churn Law on Ancient Buddhist Texts.
A 3rd Revised Edition of my popular Daily Chanting book, together with audio recordings.
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…
A new set of photographs of reliefs from Borobudur illustrating the Divine Traditions (Divyavadana).
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.
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.
I have just made a new page to hold the flipbooks that are available on the Ancient Buddhist Texts site. It makes a rather attractive presentation of these books, which load what is basically a pdf file page-by-page, making it easy and quick to read.
A Review of a new book by Ken and Visakha Kawasaki designed to provide readings while on pilgrimage in India, but which is much more than that.
45 eBooks for the Texts and Translations section of the Ancient Buddhist Texts website.
Integration of a print-on-demand service with my main website Ancient Buddhist Texts.
Book Review of The Ascendency of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia by Prapod Assavavirulhakarn
New E-books page for Ancient Buddhist Texts, where the whole English section is now available in epub and mobi format complete with attractive covers.
English texts are now uploaded to a new and rather good-looking platform for the publication of pdfs, which automatically converts the files to flip-books, which are quick to load and present nicely in the browser.
A pdf copy of Bhikkhu Sumedha’s work A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress for anyone to download and print out for themselves.