Books

Books (3)

  • Process of Consciousness and Matter
  • The Buddha’s Prescription
  • Emptying the Apple Rose Seat
  • Nyaung Kan Aye
  • Settling Back Into The Moment
  • What the Buddha Taught
  • The Buddha And His Teachings
  • Buddhism in a Nutshell
  • The Triple Gem
  • A Pali-Myanmar English Dictionary of the Noble Words of the Lord Buddha

Process of Consciousness and Matter

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Process of Consciousness and Matter
Subtitle : The Philosophical Psychology of Buddhism
By Sayadaw Rewata Dhamma
Completed : 2004
Last book by Sayadaw
Publisher: Triple Gems Publication

The book is intended for all serious students of the Abhidhamma.

It serves as supplement to Bhikkhu Bodhi’s book “A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma”, and treats various important aspect in more detail – in articular the process of consciousness and matter.

Preface by Sayadaw U Silanandabhivama, Rector of the International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University, Yangon

Acknowledgement by Sayadaw Dr. Ottaranyana, Birmingham Buddhist Vihara, UK

Introduction

Chapter I : CONSCIOUSNESS AND ITS FACTORS

CHAPTER II : PROCESS CONSCIOUSNESS (CITTA VITHI)

CHAPTER III : MIND-DOOR COGNITIVE PROCESS (MANODVARA VITHI)

CHAPTER IV : ABSORPTION JAVANA IN THE MIND-DOOR PROCESS (APPANA JAVANAVARA MANODVARA VITHI)

CHAPTER V : PROCESS OF MATTER

The Buddha’s Prescription

  • A Selection of Dhamma Talks by Dr. Rewata Dhamma
  • Editor : Yann Lovelock
  • Dhamma dana : Triple Gem Publications
  • Three sections
  • Section 1 : Historical Perspectives
  • Emperor Asoka
  • Arahanat Upagutta
  • The Contribution of Buddhism to the World of Art & Architecture
  • Buddhism in Myanmar Today
  • Sangha & State
  • Section 2 : Active Buddhism
  • Monastic and Lay Buddhism
  • Teaching for the Many
  • Transferring Merit for the Dead
  • The Buddhist Concept of Loving Kindness
  • The Fundamental Forces of the Mind
  • The Human & Environmental Crisis
  • Bliss through Buddhism
  • Social Change and Individual Change
  • The Buddha’s Prescription
  • Buddhism and Social Justice
  • Section 3 : Interfaith Dialogue
  • Traditional Wisdom and Modern Knowledge
  • What I Expect of Friendship with Christians
  • Sunyata and Kenosis
  • Bibliography
  • Myanmar Monasteries

Emptying the Rose-apple Seat

  • Subtitle : A day-to-day guide to Buddhist meditation methods as taught by a renowned meditation master
  • Author : Aggamahapandita Bhaddanta Dr. Rewata Dhamma
  • Foreword by Joseph Goldstein
  • Dhamma Dana by Triple Gems Publication
  • Aspiring to the Practice
  • Aspiration
  • The First Step
  • The Refuges
  • Eradicating the Defilements
  • Offerings
  • The Time of your Life
  • Meditation Practices
  • 1. An Overview
  • The Forty Meditation Objects
  • 2. Basic Factors
  • Signs
  • Temperament
  • Hindrances
  • Three Stages of Development
  • Absorption
  • Five kinds of Ability
  • Higher Knowledge
  • 3. Concentration Practices
  • Getting Started
  • Sitting Position
  • Walking
  • 4. Concentration Subjects
  • The Kasinas
  • The Recollections
  • a) Awareness of Respiration
  • b) Recollection of the Virtues of the Buddha
  • c) Mindfulness of Death
  • e) Meditation on the Impurities
  • f) Meditation on the Four Elements
  • g) Developing the Four Illimitables
  • A Ten Day Course in Insight Meditation
  • First 9 days
  • Instruction
  • Dhamma Talk
  • Day Ten
  • Instruction
  • Meditation : Developing Loving Kindness
  • Pali Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Abbreviations

Nyaung Kan Aye

The Message of Satipatthana

Author : Nyaung Kan Aye Sayadaw Ashin Eindaka
Distributor : Nyaung Kan Aye Sasana Yeiktha, 2000

Contents

  • PART I
  • The First Discourse on the Life of the Late Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw
  • The Historic Life of Mahasi Sayadaw and Vipassana Method Expounded in Satipatthana Sutta Part (2)
  • Meditate the Satipatthana as in Kuru Country
  • The Message of Sattipattana
  • PART II
  • Satipatthana Sermon for Overcoming Defilements (1)
  • Satipatthana Sermon for Overcoming Defilements (2)
  • Satipatthana Sermon for Overcoming Grief (1)
  • Satipatthana Sermon for Overcoming Grief (2)
  • PART III
  • Okasa Supplication Which is the A, B, C of Buddhism And Keeping the Precepts
  • Satipatthana to Free from Lamentation (1)
  • Satipatthana to Free from Lamentation (2)
  • Satipatthana to Free from Lamentation (3)
  • PART IV
  • Discourse on Satipatthana for the Extinction of Suffering (1)
  • Satipatthana for the Extinction of Suffering (2)
  • Satipatthana for the Extinction of Mental Suffering (1)
  • Satipatthana for the Extinction of Mental Suffering (2)
  • PART V
  • How to win Magga Nana Citta by Satipatthana (1)
  • How to win Magga Nana Citta by Satipatthana (2)
  • How to attain Nibbana by Satipatthana (1)
  • How to attain Nibbana by Satipatthana (2)

Settling Back Into The Moment

A meditator’s inspirational guide

Selected text from THE EXPERIENCE OF INSIGHT, Joseph Goldstein

First Edition : 1991
Pocket Edition : 1995
Revised Edition : 2002

Samples

  • Most people are circling around, driven by ignorance and desire, unaware of the possibility of getting off this wheel of samasaras, the wheel of greed and hatred.
  • When we learn to let go, the lighter the mind becomes.
  • The whole development of awareness comes from experiencing things with a silent mind, not with our thoughts and concepts about them.

What the Buddha Taught

By Dr. Walpole Rahula

  • First published in 1959
  • by [Rev. Dr.] Walpola Rahula
  • Foreword by [Professor] Paul Demieville
  • Eight Chapters
    1. The Buddhist Attitude of Mind
    2. The First Noble Truth : Dukkha
    3. The Second Noble Truth : Samudiya : ‘The Arising of Dukkha”
    4. The Third Noble Truth : Nirodha : ‘The Cessation of Dukkha”
    5. The Fourth Noble Truth : Magga : ‘The Path”
    6. The Doctrine of No-Soul : Anatta
    7. ‘Meditation’ or Mental Culture : Bhavana
    8. What the Buddha taught and the World Today
  • Selected Texts
  • Abbreviations
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Glossary

The book has been translated into several languages including Myanmar.

The Buddha And His Teachings

  • Author : NARADA MAHA THERA
  • VAIJIRARAMA, COLOMBO
  • First Edition : 1964
  • 4th Enlarged Edition : 1980
  • Introduction
  • Part I : THE BUDDHA
  • 14 Chapters
  • 1. The Buddha — From Birth to Reunciation
  • 2. His Struggle for Enlightenment
  • 3. The Buddhahood
  • 4. After the Enlightenment
  • 5. The Invitation to Expound the Dhamma
  • 12. The Buddha’s Ministry
  • 13. The Buddha’s Daily Routine
  • 14. The Buddha’s Parinibbana (Death)
  • Part II : THE DHAMMA
  • THE TEACHINGS OF THE DHAMMA
  • Chapters 15 – 44
  • 15. What is Buddhism?
  • 16. Some Salient Characteristics of Buddhism
  • 17. The Four Noble Truths
  • 18. Kamma
  • 35. The Way to Nibbana (I) — Morality
  • 36. The Way to Nibbana (II) — Concentration
  • 37. Nivarana or Hindrances
  • 38. The Way to Nibbana (III) — Insight
  • 39. The State of an Arahant
  • 40. The Boddhistta Ideal
  • 41. Parami — Perfections
  • 42. Brahmavihara — The Sublime States
  • 43. The Eight Worldly Conditions (Atthalokadhamma)
  • 44. The Problems of Life

Buddhism in a Nutshell

  • Narada Thera (Vaijarma, Colombo, Sri Lanka) published the book in 1933.
  • In 1970, Sayadaw published a revised edition.
  • Sayadaw full permission to Sayagyi U Hla Maung of the Buddhist Sasana Council to reprint ALL his publications reserving the copyright.
  • There are 11 (short) chapters and an appendix.

The Triple Gem

  • The Triple Gem
  • by Venerable U Pyinnathiha
  • wrote the book in London, UK, 1988
  • revised the book in New Jersey, US, 2002
  • Contents
  • Foreword by Ven. Dr. Hammalaa Saddhatissa
  • The Three Main Views
  • What is Buddhism?
  • Who is the Buddha?
  • The Attributes of the Buddha
  • Dhamma (The Teachings of the Buddha)
  • The Attributes of the Dhamma
  • The Sangha (The Community of Noble Disciples)
  • The Attributes of the Sangha

Note :

The Dhamma dana distribution by Triple Gems Publication includes “The Triple Gem” and “The Way to Social Harmony”.

A Pali-Myanmar English Dictionary of the Noble Words of the Lord Buddha

Compilers:

Burmese entries: U Myat Kyaw

English entries: translated from Burmese by U San Lwin

Publisher : Myanmar Sar Ah Phwe

Excerpts

katayuga – n. first of the four ages into which a world era is divided; age of filial piety and justice. See also yuga.

kalasampatti – n. golden age; good times.

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