New calendars for the Sangha Uposatha 2018, covering all Theravada traditions.
New calendars for the Sangha Uposatha 2017, covering all major traditions.
Photographs of a newly built sīma in Sadao, Thailand, with traditional decorations, and fine modern murals.
Some verses attributed to the Buddha in which he praises one of his Chief Disciples Sāriputta.
Publication of a major discourse (MN 44) in which Visakha questions his ex-wife the Arahat Nun Dhammadinna on Dhamma. Together with the commentarial introduction.
A new edition of this important work on the social ramifications of the Buddha’s teachings by Nalin Swaris
Membership in the Buddha’s Sangha was not determined by birth, but by free choice of an aspirant and literally by formal adoption into a new type of kinship group.
The Uposatha calendar for the recitation of the Pātimokkha from the beginning of Hemanta 2012 up and till the end of Hemanta in 2014.
I wrote the following to replace an inaccurate account on Wikipedia of Devadatta’s position in Theravāda Buddhism, which denied any canonical evidence for his standing, and blamed it on later, non-Canonical sources.
A Dhamma talk about the original intentions behind the organisation of the Buddhist community, how that has changed over time, and the benefits there would be in returning to the Buddha’s original intentions.
Bhikkhu Gavesako describes the history of the Western Sangha, which originated with Ajahn Chah in north-east Thailand and then spread around the world starting with England in 1979.