BALANGODA ANANDA MAITREYA THERO BOOKS PDF – PALI Made Easy. by Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera D. All we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a library the whole world trusts. We have . Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero. by Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero (බලංගොඩ ආනන්ද මෛත්රෙය මහනාහිමි): (August 23, – July 18, ) was a Sri Lankan.
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He was a self learner in most of his oboks of studies. It was no stern, cold, ascetic glare that met my questioning eyes, but a bright radiant kindness, a natural simplicity, and a twinkling immediacy of presence which instantly put me at ease. Almost every house and shop flew a yellow flag or strips of yellow cloth.
The Seduction of an Innocent I am a vegan, Buddhist, and an animal rights activist. At the age of 15 he had decided to enter the order of Buddhist monks and was ordained as a Samanera at the temple Sri Nandaramaya, Udumulla, Balangoda on 2 March When we hear the name Ananda Maitreya two words delightedness Ananda and bookks loving kindness Maitreya come to our mind.
Mathises Appuhamy Maddumahamy and B. Ananda Maitreya Thero was famous for his achievements in Buddhist meditation.
Views Read Edit View history. Later that afternoon, after tea maiyreya light talk, the two Nayaka Theras who had so kindly brought me out to Balangoda departed, and the Ven.
At once I felt delighted that my kamma, and the good offices of Ven. For two and a half years I lived with Ven.
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Many Buddhists have experienced his powerful spiritual blessings in many more ways than one. Writers who have eulogized the Mahanayaka Thera after his death have often extolled his lofty titles, his numerous writings, and his extensive missionary work all over the world. First Series Meditation on Breathing What about Sinhala books that have been translated into english? It was Venerable Thero who named it ‘Nalanda’ and chose Apadana Sobhini Panna meaning wisdom beautifies character as Nalanda College’s mottowhich is still being used.
If you have any resources related to Buddhism, Please share with us. This is understandable when one realizes that he was a as well as a Buddhist.
It will be a great Dhamma Dana. Ananda Maitreya Thero was the first Dharmarcharya teacher of Buddhism at, when it was first established in Ananda Maitreya at Sri Nandaramaya. Occasionally a piece of papaya provided a special treat.
So Metta Bhawana means, development of loving kindness……. Considering the youth of today, who generally run after popular anannda will not write a book about a Maha Thera. This is understandable when one realizes that he was a theosophist as well as a Buddhist. For me it is a personal honor to be able to name Ven. Ananda Maihreya was widely read, had a rich store of experience, and was an original thinker and writer.
Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya was one of the great personalities of Theravada Buddhism in the twentieth century, and it is testimony to his vast store of past merits that his life span stretched clear across this century from its beginning almost to its end. There I found him, sitting on a small stool next to the fireplace, chatting amiably with the temple servant, who was sitting on a mat on the ground.
So sure was I that his intuition was correct that when I heard he was seriously ill in Colombo this past July I had no doubt that he would recover.
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Sincerely, BT Tay During this happy period I received regular instruction from him in Pali, Suttanta, and Abhidhamma, fields in which his erudition was impeccable.
During this period the Mahanayaka Thera always reminded me of the importance of relying on the Theravada commentarial tradition in order to understand the Pali Dhamma correctly. I soon enough learned how to go on alms round to the surrounding hamlets, where I collected a variety of nutritious curries and could supply the monks in the temple with my surplus. These contained little more than maitreyz, book cases, and wooden tables; it was in one of these that Ven.