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Knowing and Seeing by Pa-Auk Tawya Sayadaw

Knowing and Seeing is a set of precise and detailed instructions on the process of realizing Nibbāna in this very life as it is developed and practiced at the  Pa-Auk Forest Monastery in Myanmar. From the foreword: To achieve Nibbāna  yogis must comprehend the aggregates, as impermanence, suffering, and non-self. As for the objects of Vipassanā meditation, they are not only […]

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 […]

Sotapattimagga – The Path of the Sotapanna

Sotapattimagga – The Path of the Sotapanna is a collection of talks was originally given to the monastic community at Wat Marp Jan in Thailand in 2008. As these talks were specifically directed to monastics, they often refer to many of the fundamental practices and routines of monastic life. In addition, one can find details […]

The Island – An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana

The Island – An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana by Ajahn Pasanno & Ajahn Amaro is published by the Abhayagiri Monastic Foundation in 2009. Two quotes from the book: “..no matter what we do – become a monk, an ascetic, sit forhours and hours, attend retreats over and over again, do all the things we […]

Amata Dhamma – Six Talks on Dhamma

Amata Dhamma – Six Talks on Dhamma. From the intro: “The Dhamma of Buddha was expounded correctly and properly. It was not hidden or obscure but was presented according to the truths existing on every level of Dhamma. It proclaims, for example, that virtue and vice, hell, heaven and Nibbãna really do exist, that kilesas […]

Nibbana In Theravada Perspective

Nibbana In Theravada Perspective is analytical text and a critical study of the concept of Nibbana, maybe better known as the Buddhist concept of Nirvana. Nirvana literally means “blowing out” — referring, in the Buddhist context, to the blowing out of the fires of greed, hatred, and delusion. The Theravada, and other Buddhist traditions, does […]

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