Bhante Anandajoti: The Story of Arahat Sāriputta

Sariputta from Myanmar by Hiart

An illustrated recording of a talk I gave detailing the Life of Arahat Sariputta

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Republication of A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress

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A republication for free distribution of Bhikkhu Sumedha’s book: A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress.

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The Buddha’s Praise of Arahat Sāriputta

Sariputta from Myanmar (photo by Hiart)

Some verses attributed to the Buddha in which he praises one of his Chief Disciples Sāriputta.

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Ancient Buddhist Inscriptions in Malaysia

Inscription

A description and translation of some inscriptions found in northern Malaysia dating from the 5th century.

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Bhante Anandajoti: Chanting the Three Main Protection Discourses

Chanting the Three Main Protection Discourses

Publication of a video of chanting of the three main protection discourses along with subtitles.

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Bhikkhu K. Nyanananda: Slowly – Carefully – Mindfully (Reminiscences of Ven. Nyanavimala Mahathera)

The great Sri Lankan scholar-monk Ven. Bhikkhu K. Nyanananda gives his reminiscences of the ascetic German monk Ven. Nyanavimala Mahathera, whom he knew from the 1960s.

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Investiture of the Gods Reliefs on Photo Dharma

Lao zi

A set of photographs of reliefs illustrating the main characters from the Chinese novel Fengshen Yanyi.

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Uposatha Calendar 2015/2558

The dates for the holding of the Patimokkha, the Rains Retreat and the Pavarana for the year 2015, in both Sri Lankan, Thai and Myanmar traditions.

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Publication of Three Discourses concerning Mahapajapati Gotami

Mahapajapati Gotami

I recently completed work on the translation of three discourses from the Anguttaranikāya along with a complete translation of their commentaries, which are now published on Ancient Buddhist Texts.

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Short Video: Arahat Sanghamittā and the Bodhi Tree

King Devanampiyatissa receives the Bodhi Tree

A short illustrated talk on the significance of the Full Moon Day in December.

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Recording of Reading of Mahāsatipaṭṭhāna in Pāli Published

Mahasatipatthana

Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of a reading in Pali of the important Mahasatipatthanasuttam.

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Photos of Syncretic Temple on Malaysian Coast

Tua Pek Kong

New photographs on the Photo Dharma website published from a syncretic, Chinese Traditional/Mahāyāna Temple on the Malaysian coast.

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Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Known Nun Disciples of the Buddha

Publication of a table listing the 100+ known nun disciples of the Buddha, and where their teachings are recorded in the Discourse Collection of the Pāli Canon.

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The Karmavibhanga Reliefs on Photo Dharma

Karmavibhanga

The hidden Karmavibhanga reliefs at Borobudur are now available on the Photo Dharma website

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Khemā Therī’s Wisdom published on Ancient Buddhist Texts

Khema Theri

Publication of a text for which the Arahat nun Khemā was placed at the foremost levels of great wisdom, through her profound understanding of deep questions and her exposition of their meaning, which are recorded in this discourse.

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Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī attains Liberation

Mahapajapati Gotami

A Brief Discourse hearing which the Buddha’s Aunt and Step-Mother, Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī attains Liberation.

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Arahat Dhammadinnā’s Dhamma Teaching

Arahat Dhammadinna

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.

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Publication of A Practical Guide to Pāli Grammar

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Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of a short new guide to Pali Grammar.

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The Nine-Fold Division of the Buddha’s Teaching

Three Alternative Divisions

A translation of the commentarial explanation of the nine-fold division of the Buddha’s Teaching.

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Nandaka’s Advice to 500 Nuns

Nandaka

A text and translation of an important discourse in which the Buddha asks one of his senior disciples to give a teaching to five-hundred nuns, at the conclusion of which they all attained at least the level of Stream-Entry. Together with translations of the commentaries related to the discourse.

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