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The Discourse about the Great Emancipation

The Discourse about the Great Emancipation is a a newer translation of Mahāparinibbānasutta from the Pali Canon, the Sutta 16th, being the standard Theravada text on the last part of the life of the Buddha and his death. The discourse consists of both historical details and descriptions of advice for meditation techniques, directly given by the […]

The Life of the Buddha according to the Pali Canon

The Life of the Buddha according to the Pali Canon consists of direct translations from the Pali Canon (Tipitaka) collected by the Theravada monk Bhikku Nanamoli. Many of these translations have been published in Buddhist periodicals during 1954-56 in Sri Lanka. Pali is an language with only one function, to preserve the Buddha´s teachings. It […]

An Ancient Path by Paul R. Fleischman

An Ancient Path is a collection of transcribe talks by Paul R. Fleischman which he has given in Europe and in the US. The talks stand side by side, all having the same center, reached from different angles. The Boston talk was to mental health professionals in the USA. The Freiberg talk was given to […]

On the Writings of the Insane

On the Writings of the Insane is a peculiar inquiry into the mind of hospitalized and medicated patients at the Cambridgeshire County Asylum. It was written by the Medical Superintendent G. Mackenzie and published in 1870. The book seeks to decipher the patients handwritten notes and drawings, and contrary to what one might believe he […]

Cultivating Inner Peace

Cultivating Inner Peace was written to animate in readers a myth of possibility, to inspire through  captivating biographical images, to evoke sympathetic realignment rather than to convince. The people whose stories are told in this books don´t represent spiritual homogeneity. They can’t necessarily be considered on the way to mystical union; nor are are most […]

Kamma and the end of Kamma by Ajahn Sucitto

Kamma and the end of Kamma evolved evolved out of the works of Ajahn Sucitto at Cittaviveka Monastery exploring the relevance of the Buddha’s teachings on kamma to the practice of meditation. In brief, when you know how Kamma works, and you have the skills and tools to deconstruct the programs of consciousness, you can stop doing samsara. In greater detail, the Buddha’s […]

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