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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The Six Factors of Giving

Six Factors of Giving

A short discourse explaining the factors involved when giving gifts, both for the donor and for the recipient.

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The Discourse about Quarrels and Disputes

Painting by Bhikkhu Sumedha

Text and Translation of a discourse the Buddha gave to educate people about the origin of conflict.

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Download sets of Photos on Photo Dharma

Download-sets-of-Photos

New facility on the Photo Dharma website to enable the download of sets of photographs from any given page.

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The 84 Statues of Guan Yin on Photo Dharma

Fearless Posture

Photographs of the 84 Guan Yin Statues at Wat Khao Rup Chang illustrating the Great Compassion Mantra.

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New Album showing unusual Buddha Relief Carvings on Photo Dharma

Revealing the Worlds

A large Temple complex featuring many unusual Thai folk-style reliefs of the Buddha in unusual postures.

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The Commemorations on the July Full Moon Day

The Buddha meets the Group of Five

The events that are commemorated on the Full Moon Day in July according to the Theravāda tradition.

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The Buddha discusses his Practice, Awakening and Decision to Teach

Prince Bodhi

A new text and translation which gives the most complete picture the Buddha related about his striving, Awakening and decision to teach.

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Two Chanting Books now in Hard Copy for free Distribution

Two-Chanting-Books

Safeguard Recitals and Daily Chanting books now published in hard copy for free distribution.

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Buddha on the Nature of the Body

Asubha

Two teachings on the nature of the body given to the nun Nandā by the Buddha.

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Publication of the Noble Search (MN 26)

Noble Search

Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of an important discourse in which the Buddha talks about his practice while a Bodhisatta, his Awakening and decision to teach.

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Ven Nyanamoli’s list of Grammatical Terms Published

Ven. Nyanamoli at his desk on Island Hermitage

Publication of a comprehensive list of Pali grammatical terms, along with English equivalents and examples.

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Geography of Early Buddhism by B C Law Published

Bimala-Churn-Law

Publication of an essay on Geography of Early Buddhism by Bimala Churn Law on Ancient Buddhist Texts.

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Finding the Path (through meeting Ven Nyanavimala)

Ven-Nyanavimala-Walking-near-Vajirarama

How Ven Nyanavimala influenced a young Sri Lankan Buddhist’s life, and inspired her to walk the Path of Dhamma.

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3rd Edition of Daily Chanting Published

Daily Chanting

A 3rd Revised Edition of my popular Daily Chanting book, together with audio recordings.

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New Text and Translation: The Analysis of Conditional Origination

The Analysis of Conditional Origination

A new text and translation of an important section on Conditional Origination drawn from the Abhidhamma Vibhanga.

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Audio Recording of Safeguard Recitals in Pali

Safeguard Recitals

A few weeks ago I announced the publication of a new version of my popular chanting book Safeguard Recitals.

At that time I had started recording the Pali text to accompany the book. I have just now finished that work and have embedded the recording in the website.

The recordings in total last for around

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Improved Audio and Search Facilities on Ancient Buddhist Texts

Audio and Search Facilities

Updated facilities for making downloading of mp3s and searching the website easier.

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Safeguard Recitals, Revised and Enlarged 3rd Edition

Safeguard Recitals

Publication of a new and enlarged version of my popular chanting book Safeguard Recitals on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website.

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Updated Audio Page on Ancient Buddhist Texts

Audio

A remake of the Audio Readings page on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website, which is consistently the most popular page on the site.

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