Category: Books

What Buddhism is *

Excerpts from a Book Chapter by Narada Maha Thera Buddhism is neither a metaphysical path nor a ritualistic path. is neither skeptical nor dogmatic. neither eternalism or nihilism. is neither self-mortification nor self-indulgence. is neither pessimism nor optimism but realism. is neither absolutely this-worldly nor other-worldly. is not […]

Buddhist Dictionary *

Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines Author: Nyanatiloka“Central Internment Camp”, Dehra-Dun, India, August 1946 Editor : NyanaponikaThird revised and enlarged edition200+ pagesForest Hermitage, Kandy, Ceylon, February 1970 Dhamma danaSingapore Buddhist Meditation Center, February 1987 Contents References to Pali Canon (Sutta and Abhidhamma), and commentaries Pali terms & synonyms […]

Dependent Origination *

Subtitle: Paticca-samuppadaThe Wheel of life Author: Sayadaw U SilanandaEditor: U Hla MyintPublisher : Tathagata Meditation Center CONTENTS Publisher’s notesVenerable U Silananda’s biographyDependent originationIntroductionFirst link : Avjja-pacaya sankharaSecond link : sabkahara-paccaya vinnanamThird link : Vinnana-paccaya nama-rupamFourth link : Nama-rupa-paccaya salayatanamFifth link : Salayatanam-paccaya phassaSixth link : Phassa-paccaya vedanaSeventh link […]

Paticcasamupadda *

The Doctrine of Paticcasamupadda The Law of Dependent OriginationExposition and Practical Application to Emancipate from the Round of Rebirths (Samsara) Author : U Than DaingPreface by Sayadaw U Thittila, AggasmahapanditaSecond Edition, 1996Reviewer : U Sway Tin (son-in-law of U Than Daing)Publisher : Society for the Propagation of Vipassana […]