135 hours of Recordings on Ancient Buddhist Texts

Waveform

An update to the large collection of audio files on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website.

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300 Dhammapada Stories on Ancient Buddhist Texts

Buddhist Legends

Publication on Ancient Buddhist Texts of the complete translation of the 300 stories of the Dhammapada Commentary by Prof. Burlingame.

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Sumathipala Meditation Centre on Photo Dharma

Ven-Pemasiri

Photographs from a newly developed forest meditation centre in Sri Lanka.

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Somawathiya Chaitya on Photo Dharma

Somawathiya Chaitya

Photographs from a previously inaccessible pilgrimage centre in Sri Lanka.

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Sinhapura Vipassana Meditation Centre on Photo Dharma

Sinhapura Vipassana Meditation Centre

A set of photographs from a beautiful meditation centre set in a grove in northern Sri Lanka published on Photo Dharma website.

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Dhammacakka Ola Leaf Book (Scans and Transcript)

Cover

A short introduction to ola-leaf writing and an example which is published on Ancient Buddhist Texts.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Establishment of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

The Establishment of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

An illustrated and annotated talk given at the June Full Moon describing the background to the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka by Arahats Mahinda and Sanghamitta.

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Glimpses of Ven. Nyanavimala

Ven. Ñāṇavimala

Glimpses of the life of Ven. Ñāṇavimala by someone who knew him from the 60s up and till he passed away in 2005.

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New Audio and Poems on Godwin Home Page

Godwin Portrait, Sri Lanka, 1990s

New material featuring talks by Acarya Godwin Samararatne at the evening meetings, and also discussions and chanting; the poems were written by meditators at Nilambe expressing their thoughts and feelings.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Birth, Awakening and Passing of the Buddha

The Birth, Awakening and Passing of the Buddha

An illustrated and annotated talk given by Bhante Anandajoti during the Vesak celebrations in the Bodhi Lankarama Temple, Taiping, Malaysia describing the Birth, Awakening and Passing Away of the Buddha.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Buddha makes Peace, not War

Buddha makes Peace, not War

An annotated video recording of a talk about the Buddhist ideal of peacemaking in times of war.

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Bhante Anandajoti: Bodhi Puja

Bodhi-Puja

A recording of Bodhi Puja led by Bhante Anandajoti, recorded at the Bodhi Lankarama Buddhist Temple. With text and translation in clear subtitles.

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The Stories of the Foremost Nuns published on Ancient Buddhist Texts

The Stories of the Foremost Nuns

A publication on Ancient Buddhist texts of the Stories of the Nuns the Buddha named as foremost in one skill or another. From the Anguttaranikaya and its Commentary.

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Bhante Anandajoti: The Buddha returns to his Relatives

Path-to-Awakening

An illustrated recording of a talk I gave telling how the Buddha returned to his relatives one year after his Awakening and the events that followed.

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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

Cover

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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Early Buddhist Legends of Sri Lanka

Early Buddhist Legends of Sri Lanka

An illustrated talk on the early Buddhist legends of Sri Lanka, covering the three journeys of Lord Buddha to the Island, the origin of the Sinhala peoples, and the significance of the legends.

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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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