BALANGODA ANANDA MAITREYA THERO BOOKS PDF – PALI Made Easy. by Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera D. All we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a library the whole world trusts. We have . Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero. by Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero (බලංගොඩ ආනන්ද මෛත්‍රෙය මහනාහිමි): (August 23, – July 18, ) was a Sri Lankan.

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When we hear the name Ananda Maitreya two words delightedness Ananda and bookks loving kindness Maitreya come to our mind. Bhikkhu Bodhi might know. Mathises Appuhamy Maddumahamy and B. Piyadassi suggested to me that some day I should come to Sri Lanka, where he could arrange for me to stay at a Buddhist monastery.

Mathises Maddumahamy and B. Piyadassi, I had heard that Ven. For me it is a personal honor to be able to name Ven.

This is understandable when one realizes that he was a as well as a Buddhist. Litt Agga-Maha-Pandita and B. The Ananea promptly replied, extending me a warm welcome and assuring me that he could oversee my ordination and my instruction in the Dhamma. Ananda Maitreya Thero translation of the Dhammapada is published internationally. The Island – Saturday Magazine. December 23, at 4: My third meeting with the Mahanayaka Thera took place only a month before his death.

December 21, at His teachings and life have been an inspiration to many aspiring monks and lay followers.


Balangoda Ananda Maitreya

You Rmoney this is nothing to do with money, business and success. I was fortunate to have three delightful meetings with the Mahanayaka Thera in the past three years.

I sat out on the verandah sipping my tea while the Mahanayaka Thera and his friend spoke inside. I had a special reason for this visit. Occasionally a piece of papaya provided a special treat.

Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero

Sincerely, BT Tay As anandz as I came up close to the Mahanayaka Thera to begin my bow, he waved me towards a chair, as though he thought he should not impose Asian monastic formalities on a visitor from urbane America. He was a in most of his areas of studies. Views Read View source View history.

His work and sacrifices with Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the steering forces of the upholding of Buddhism in Sri Lanka at one stage. Piyadassi, had brought me into annanda with such a luminous being. Later that afternoon, after tea and light anqnda, the two Nayaka Theras who had so kindly brought me out to Balangoda departed, and the Ven. The work describes in detail the spiritual path of the bodhisattva, and since I knew Ven.

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Many Buddhists have experienced his powerful spiritual blessings in many more ways than one. When we parted, Ven. At the age of 15 he book decided to enter the order of Buddhist monks and was ordained as a Samanera at the temple Sri Nandaramaya, Udumulla, Balangoda on 2 March Over the next few days Balangpda had the chance to explore the full extent of Sri Nandaramaya.


So Metta Bhawana means, development of loving kindness……. Thera promenaded for a long time on the soft clouds of our mind.

Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Books – Biography and List of Works – Author of ‘The Dhammapada’

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A primitive alms hall in the back could accommodate about ten monks, none very comfortably. We even exchanged views on the relative merits of different software programmes and computers.

Permanent link to this article: Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras scripturevinaya monastic disciplineon abhidhamma metaphysicsand on Pali and Sanskrit grammar. Pimbure Sorata Nayaka Thera, in whose vehicle we traveled to Balangoda. The guidance he gave me so generously at that time has continued to benefit me right up to the present.

Books by Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero. December 23, at 3: I write human rights and animal rights performance poetry. With a group of friends I had gone to Colombo on Ven.