Probably written in Pali in Sri Lanka during the first century AD, the Vimuttimagga survived only in Chinese translation, from which the present rendering has been made. ascribed to the Arahant Upatissa, the work is a meditation manual similar to the later Visuddhimagga, less analytical and more practical in its treatment of meditation.

There's a new printed edition:

Description: A quarterly newsletter published by the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in England.

Website which introduces Buddhism and its modern context:

- Buddhism: A Way of Life;

- Buddhism & Society;

- Buddhism & Science;

with an emphasis on Sri Lankan realities.


eVinaya is a website aimed at facilitating search of materials concerning the Vinaya in the Internet.


On this website you will find suggestions and encouragement for reading the teachings of the Buddha as found in the Pali Canon of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. The intention is to build a relationship with the suttas through perpetual daily contact.


A book by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho on The Four Noble Truths, the central teaching of the Buddha: that the unhappiness of humanity can be overcome through spiritual means.