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The Power of Mindfulness by Nyuanaponika Thera

The Power of Mindfulness with the subtitle: An Inquiry into the scope of bare attention and the principal sources of its strength is a guide for understanding and working with Mindfulness as it is originally described by the Buddha. From the book: By mindfulness or bare attention we understand the clear and single-minded awareness of what actually […]

Insight Meditation by Mahasi Sayadaw

Insight Meditation by Mahasi Sayadaw. Mahasi was a leading figure the revival of Buddhism in Burma post-independence, a movement that established many centres for teaching insight meditation. The Mahasi method is designed to allow lay people in the modern world to attain the experience of enlightenment, or nibbana. Vipassana meditation in this tradition is also known as […]

The Anapanasati Sutta – A Practical Guide to Mindfulness of Breathing and Tranquil Wisdom Meditation

The Anapanasati Sutta – A Practical Guide to Mindfulness of Breathing and Tranquil Wisdom Meditation by Maha Thera Sayadaw Gyi U Vimalaramsi was written in 1995 and it is now issued in six languages. The author had spend more than twenty years meditating before looking in the suttas and this book is about the instructions he found in the […]

The Practical Way To Nibbana – The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

The Practical Way To Nibbana  a series of lectures drawing on the original instructions from Mahasatipatthana Sutta – The Great Discourse on the Establishing of Mindfulness. This is one of the core texts in Theravada Buddhism and it has something that most of the old scriptures lack – an understanding of the individual practitioners personality and how it affects his meditations […]

Silavanta Sutta

This book “Silavanta Sutta” is a discourse on the Silavantasutta given by Venerable U Silananda during a nine-day Special Retreat at Tathagata Meditation Center in 2001. The Sutta is about a conversation between Sariputta and Mahakothika, two of the greatest disciples of the Buddha, regarding the objects of mindfulness meditation. This is, therefore, one of the Suttas directly related to the practice of […]

An Unentangled Knowing – Lessons in Training the Mind

An Unentangled Knowing – Lessons in Training the Mind is Upasika Kee Nanayon, who wrote by the name Acharn Kor Kaho-suan-luang, is one of the most respected women teachers of Dhamma in modern Thailand. The teachings in this book, drawn from her talks and poetry, deal with a wide range of issues in the training of the mind. […]

Strong Roots by Jake H. Davis

Strong Roots, by Jake H. Davis, offers vision and value in how an ancient wisdom can be transmitted into contemporary culture without losing its authenticity and power. With clarity and reverence, Davis inspires gratitude and gives sound guidance for the transmission of a timeless wisdom teaching – from one culture into another, from classical style […]

The Requisities of Enlightenment

The Requisities of Enlightenment is an academic guide to the paths and pitfalls on the way to enlightenment in the Theravada tradition. It goes into details about the foundations of mindfulness, the seven factors of enlightenment, the eight path factors etc. Download the book here: The Requisities of Enlightenment   Other free PDF ebooks you might like:The Seven […]

Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond – A Meditators Handbook

Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond – A Meditators Handbook by Ajahn Bram.  Ajahn Brahm is among a new generation of Westerners who have studied, practiced, and mastered an important range of Buddhist teachings and now offer them to sincere practitioners across the modern world. In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond you will find a thorough set of […]

Anapanasati – Mindfulness of Breathing

Anapanasati – Mindfulness of Breathing. For the first time in the English here is a comprehensive manual of the Buddhist meditation known as ânàpànasati  – the development of mindfulness of breathing. Although this manual is primarily intended for the benefit of monks, it will greatly assist laymen, too, who wish to undertake a course of […]

Rainbow Painting – A Collection of Miscellaneous Aspects of Development and Completion

Rainbow Painting – A Collection of Miscellaneous Aspects of Development and Completion – contains instruction given  by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Among the books contents you will find, in general, the story of how Buddha Shakyamuni appeared in our world and out of boundless compassion imparted the precious Dharma of Statement and Realization to flourish here. The book has chapters on Buddhist […]

Mindfulness In Plain English

Mindfulness In Plain English By Ven. Henepola Gunaratana is a guide to mindfulness in the traditional Buddhist sense of Insight Meditation. The subject of this book is Vipassana meditation practice. Repeat, practice. This is a meditation manual, a nuts-and-bolts, step-by-step guide to Insight meditation. It is meant to be practical. It is meant for use. […]

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