The dates for the holding of the Patimokkha, the Rains Retreat and the Pavarana for the year 2014.
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…
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.
Personal recollections of the great German monk Ven Nyanavimala by Mrs. Ayoma Wickramasinghe, one of his closest devotees.
A trip to see the Barabar cave complexes, north of Gaya in the Jehanabad district, and the nearby village of Kawa Dol, where a magnificent (but damaged) statue of Buddha is situated.
Poems, aphorisms and musing from the American monk, Ven. Moneyya (updated Nov. 2013).
The Uposatha calendar for the recitation of the Pātimokkha from the beginning of Hemanta 2012 up and till the end of Hemanta in 2014.
Report on the trip to Ayutthaya and the many temples we visited there.
A complete recording of a reading in Thai of the Vessantara Jataka by Phra Warat Gambhīrapañño Norasingha
A Jataka story told by the Buddha that shows Paccekabuddhas do teach, and it is possible to attain Awakening with them.
A re-edtied transcript of an interview with Bhante Guttasīla, in which he gives his recollections of Ven. Ñāṇavimala.
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.
Recollections of the German monk, Ven. Ñāṇavimala, by a Serbian monk who served as his attendant in the late 90s.
An edited video of a conversation I had with the NZ monk Bhante Guttasīla detailing his recollections of Ven Ñāṇavimala.
A reflection by Bhikkhu Bodhi on the great German monk Ven. Ñāṇavimala, based on their encounters over the years.
The following was written by Bhikkhu Ñāṇatusita and Bhikkhu Bodhi shortly after the passing away of Ven. Ñāṇavimala. It was first published in the Buddhist Publication Society’s Newsletter in 2005.