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Ajahn Chah (Phra Bodhinyana Thera) was one of the meditation teachers in the Thai forest tradition of Theravada Buddhism. He established many branch monasteries in Thailand and his Western disciples have carried the tradition to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and America.

 

Talks of Ven. Pemasiri Thera with his student David Young about practical aspects of Buddha Dhamma at the Sumathipàla Na Himi Dhama Center in Kanduboda (Sri Lanka).

 

 

Dhammapada verses with stories of occasions when they have been uttered by the Buddha, in the translation of Daw Mya Tin.

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A comprehensive introduction to the life and teachings of the Buddha according to the Theravadin School.

The site for everything about Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Tipitaka, lessons in Pali, Dhamma articles in English and Sinhala, extensive listings of viharas and meditation centres.

 

 The Venerable Amatha Gavesi was born in Walana, Panadura in Sri Lanka on 19 December 1918 with a mission to preserve and prolong the Buddha Sasana by reviving the essence of the teachings of the Buddha in a practical manner through guided meditation, to develop calmness and insight (Samatha-Vipassana) step-by-step, leading to the Ariya Path or the Noble way of life.

 

Dedicated to the life and works of Anagarika Dhammapala, the Sri Lankan missionary who was responsible for restoring Buddha Gaya and highlighting Buddhism in the west.

Venerable Kaṭukurunde Ñāṇananda, was born in 1940 to a family of Buddhist parents in Galle, Sri Lanka. He received his school education at Mahinda College, Galle, where he imbibed the true Buddhist values. In 1962 he graduated from the University of Peradeniya and served as an Assistant Lecturer in Pali at the same University for a brief period. He renounced his post in 1967 to enter the Order of Buddhist monks at Island Hermitage, Dodanduwa.

Already during the first phase of his life as a monk at Island Hermitage, Ven. Ñāṇananda had written four books which were published by the Buddhist Publication Society in Kandy under the titles.

  1. Concept and Reality in Early Buddhist Thought
  2. Saṁyutta Nikāya – An Anthology (Part II)
  3. Ideal Solitude
  4. The Magic of the Mind

Then in 1972 he left Island Hermitage for Meetirigala Nissarana Vanaya, where he came under the tutelage of the late Ven. Mātara Srī Ñāṇārāma Mahāthera, a veteran teacher of Insight Meditation.

The audio files of Nibbana sermons are available at:
http://audio.nibbanam.com/

Pali, Sinhala and English texts of Tipitaka.

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This site is online Pāḷi Dictionary (Pāli to Chinese, Pāli to English, Pāli to Japanese, Pāli-Vietnamese, Pāli-Burmese).

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