FREE SINHALA DAMMA E BOOKS – pdf (බණ පොත්): Thero – Original site; Badulle Sooriyarathana Thero – Original site; Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero . , Sinhalese, Book edition: Budubava patana Baḷangoḍa Ānanda Maitreya mahanāhimi / Ittâpāna Dhammālaṅkāra himi = Biography of ven. Balangoda. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero (Sinhala: බලංගොඩ ආනන්ද මෛත්‍රෙය Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a great service for the Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras (scripture).

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Although I subsequently came to see the need to distinguish among the various strata in the evolution of Theravada Buddhist thought, this early advice from my teacher helped to steer me away from fruitless interpretations often rooted in little more than the pride and cleverness of the expositor.

He quoted Lord Buddha in his speech saying “I often remind myself of My Great Buddha’s preaching in the Sanyuktha nikaya of the Abhidhamma Pitaka of the worthlessness and futileness of the craving for awards, titles and commanding positions”. My fears of bowing in the wrong way were also laid to rest.

Later that afternoon, after tea and light talk, the two Nayaka Theras who had so kindly brought me out to Balangoda departed, and the Ven.

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Buddhist Group of Kendal. Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras scripturevinaya monastic disciplineon abhidhamma metaphysicsznanda on Pali and Sanskrit grammar.

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At once I felt delighted that my kamma, and the good offices of Ven. How can I send balangoda ananda maitreya thero books newsletter from my topic? By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop. I wrote balangora Ven. Retrieved 28 March A very different image of the Mahanayaka Thera remains fixed in my mind as a summation of his character and attitude towards life.


I served as Ven. So Metta Bhawana means, development of loving kindness…….

The work describes in detail the spiritual path of the bodhisattva, and since I knew Ven. The next year the decision had crystallized in my mind to go to Asia to take ordination as a Theravada Buddhist monk.

Balangoda itself was ablaze with yellow and orange banners, some with pictures of Ven. The Path of Truth: We tried to draw in our minds a portrait of an unseen Buddha from him.

His work and sacrifices with Anagarika Dharmapala was one bolks the steering forces of the upholding of Buddhism in Sri Lanka at one stage. The other is the fact that this presentation comes from a young writer we know. On a trip down to Colombo, this time to visit theero ailing Ven. Ananda Maitreya Thero baoangoda of the Dhammapada is published internationally. We arrived in Balangoda in the middle of the afternoon and headed for the Sri Dhammananda Pirivena, where we were to meet Ven.


December 28, at 1: On 18 JanuaryThero was appointed to the post of Sangha Nayaka of Sabaragamu-Saddhammawansa Nikaya and in the same year he participated in the Sixth Buddhist council held in Myanmar.

Balngoda would also appreciate your feedback on Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. Piyadassi, I had heard that Ven.

As we approached the room where he was awaiting us, my mind was torn between a keen desire to see my chosen teacher and the anxious thoughts that played havoc with my good intentions.

Metta means good will, loving kindness.

Because Punchi Mahattaya’s mother died when he was 14 days old, he was brought balanboda by his father’s brother and his wife. Piyadassi suggested to me that some day I should come to Sri Lanka, where he could arrange for me to stay at a Buddhist monastery. Permanent link to this article: Your email address will not be published.

For me it is a personal honor to be able to name Ven. Retrieved from ” http: He was highly respected by Sri Lankan Buddhists, who believe that he achieved a higher level of spiritual development through meditation.