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Into the Stream

Into the Stream – A Study Guide on the First Stage of Awakening by. The Pali Canon, the scripture of the Theravada Buddhist Tradition written 29 BCE,  recognizes four levels of Awakening. The first of which is called stream entry. The name indicates a stream that will inevitably lead to enlightenment. This study guide on stream entry is divided […]

Rugged Interdependency – A Monk’s Reflections on the American Buddhist Landscape by Amaro Bhikku

Rugged Interdependency with the subtitle A Monk’s Reflections on the American Buddhist Landscape was written by Amaro Bhikku and published by the Abhayagiri Manostic Foundation. In the early 1980s Ajahn Sumedho began to make regular visits to northern California. He was the senior Western disciple of Ajahn Chah, one of the most highly respected Buddhist masters […]

The Life and Work of Buddhaghosa

The Life and Work of Buddhaghosa is the biography of Buddhaghosa a 5th-century Indian Theravadin Buddhist commentator and scholar. Buddhaghosa’s best-known work is the Visuddhimagga, or Path of Purification, a comprehensive summary and analysis of the Theravada understanding of the Buddha’s path to liberation. The interpretations provided by Buddhaghosa have constituted the orthodox understanding of Theravada scriptures since […]

Rude Awakenings and Great Patient One by Ajahn Sucitto and Nick Scott

Rude Awakenings and Great Patient One by Ajahn Sucitto and Nick Scott are based on the notes of their six months pilgramage, retracing the footsteps of the Buddha thorugh India. Rude Awakenings and the sequel Great Patient One are the heady record of survival and spirituality set against the dramatic backdrop of one of India’s most lawless […]

The Meaning of Satipatthana by Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa

The Meaning of Satipatthana by Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa from 2000 is an explanation of the concept of Satipatthana. Satipatthana is a Pali term often translated to “Four Foundations of Mindfulness” and working with Satipatthana meditation is considered a very important part of the dhamma path as thought in th Theravada tradition in Burma. Download the […]

On the Path to Freedom – A Mind of Wise Discernment and Openess

On the Path to Freedom – A mind of wise discernment and openess by Sayadaw U Pandita is a compilation of dhamma discourses given to foreign yogis at the Mahasi Meditation Centre in Myanmar during 1986 – 1987. These lectures are advanced, practical instructions for meditators in the Theravada tradition as it is thought in […]

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 […]

Patipadā – Venerable Acariya Mun’s Path of Practice

Patipadā is a translation of the Dhutanga Kammaṭṭhāna practices of Venerable Ajaan Mun Bhūridatta Thera, and it was written by Venerable Ajaan Mahā Boowa Ñāṇasampanno Thera as a companion volume to the biography of Venerable Ācariya Mun. This book includes many things that may not be easy to understand for the reader who is not familiar […]

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