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  • The late Ven. Kirinde Sri Dhammananda Thero was the chief sanghanayaka thero of Malaysia.

  • Narada Maha Thera was one of the pioneer monks to bring Theravada Buddhism to the West in the 1940s. Also the author of ‘ The Buddha and his Teachings’ and ‘A Manual of Abhidhamma’, as well as many other books.

  • The Late Ven. Balangoda Anandamaitreya Mahanayaka Thero¬†was one of the pioneer monks to bring Theravada Buddhism to the West in the 1940s. Also the author of may books about Buddhism and Pali,¬†Samskril languages.

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  • Ten duties of a practising Buddhist

    However, we need good friends to guide us on the proper path of life. According to the Buddha, we must seek out good spiritual friends who will support us as we strive to attain perfection. In the hierarchy of the … Continue reading

  • Uncontrolled Hatred Leads to Harm

    Verse 3. Uncontrolled Hatred Leads to Harm Who bears within them enmity: “He has abused and beaten me, defeated me and plundered me”, hate is not allayed for them. Explanation: When a person holds that he was insulted, assaulted, defeated, … Continue reading

  • Happiness Follows The Doer of Good

    Verse 2.Happiness Follows The Doer of Good Mind precedes all knowables, mind’s their chief, mind-made are they. If with a clear, and confident mind one should speak and act as one’s shadow ne’er departing. Explanation: All that man experiences springs … Continue reading

  • Dhamma padaya 1

    Verse 1. Suffering Follows The Evil-Doer Mind precedes all knowables, mind’s their chief, mind-made are they. If with a corrupted mind one should either speak or act dukkha follows caused by that, as does the wheel the ox’s hoof. Explanation: … Continue reading