A summary of my publication activities in 2016, including texts, photographs and images.
A new chanting book is published on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website meant specifically for meditators.
New material featuring talks by Acarya Godwin Samararatne at the evening meetings, and also discussions and chanting; the poems were written by meditators at Nilambe expressing their thoughts and feelings.
A recording of Bodhi Puja led by Bhante Anandajoti, recorded at the Bodhi Lankarama Buddhist Temple. With text and translation in clear subtitles.
Publication of a video of chanting of the three main protection discourses along with subtitles.
Safeguard Recitals and Daily Chanting books now published in hard copy for free distribution.
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…
Publication of a new and enlarged version of my popular chanting book Safeguard Recitals on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website.
A new text, translation and grammatical analysis of three of the main discourses from the Pali Canon.
A recording of the chanting we make at the International Buddhist College together with a chanting book.
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.
A new text and translation of a popular Burmese chanting text, together with extracts from the commentary.
A new video made around a recital of the Jayamangalagatha.
Recollections of an impressive event in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka in 2004, and a video of a similar occasion from 2009.
As a blessing for the New Year here is a chanting of the First Discourse of the Buddha by Ajahn Sujivo.
This is a wonderful rendition of the third Great Compassion Mantra as found in the Chinese tradition with some beautiful images uploaded with the victims of the Japanese Tsunami in mind.
I have now recorded readings of the examples included in my Outline of the Metres in the Pāḷi Canon book, which illustrate primarily the metres in the various stages of their development, as well as such things as sarabhatti vowels.
Over the past few weeks I have been working on my Ancient Buddhist Texts website at getting more texts read in in their original languages and updating their presentation.