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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The Background to the Buddha’s Teaching

The Background to the Buddha

An illustrated talk on the geographical, social, political and religious background to the Buddha’s teaching.

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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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