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Kamma and the end of Kamma by Ajahn Sucitto

Kamma and the end of Kamma 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 teaching […]

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 Burmas post-independence period, a movement that established many centers 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 […]

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

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 […]

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. […]

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