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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Ananda Maitreya Thero was famous for his achievements in Buddhist meditation. I did not find the Mahanayaka in the main part of the temple, though the incumbent monk was milling about there, so I went all the way back into the kitchen.
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We even exchanged views on the relative merits of different software programmes and computers. About an hour later they still had not emerged. Ananda Maitreya Thero translation of the Dhammapada is published internationally. Though both spoke highly of the excellent qualities of my prospective guru, all along the way I felt somewhat apprehensive about my impending meeting with the Venerable One. Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras scripturevinaya monastic disciplineon abhidhamma metaphysicsand on Pali and Sanskrit grammar.
Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero Sinhala Books
So sure was I that his intuition was correct that when I heard he was seriously ill in Colombo this past July I had no doubt that he would recover.
Pimbure Sorata Nayaka Thera, in whose vehicle we traveled to Balangoda. This page was last edited on 23 Augustat In pali language we call it Metta Bhawana. Subject of my talk is meditation of loving kindness. Fortunately we were able to meet him and I could offer him the books, which he started perusing even before we concluded our meeting.
Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero Buddhaghosha. At the age of 15 he had decided to enter the order of Buddhist monks and was ordained as a Samanera at the temple Sri Nandaramaya, Udumulla, Balangoda on 2 March Nyanaponika Mahathera and supervising the publications programme of the Buddhist Publication Society.
Together with a kaitreya majtreya I went to the hospital to see him. There I found him, sitting on a small stool next to the fireplace, chatting amiably with the temple servant, who was sitting on a mat on the ground. In recent years I did not have frequent personal contact with Ven. Ananda Maitreya was living at the time.
This is understandable when one realizes that he was a theosophist as well as a Buddhist.
BALANGODA ANANDA MAITREYA THERO BOOKS PDF
December 28, at 1: This is understandable when one realizes that he was a as well as a Buddhist. About a month earlier a group of Buddhists from Malaysia had called on me and presented me with a two-volume work they had published for free distribution: December 23, at 4: We expected him to be returning to Balangoda before the rains retreat, and I was hoping to go out to Balangoda after the rainy season to spend a longer period with him at his matreya.
There is a book on Balangoda Ananda Maitreya teachings. These contained little more than beds, book cases, and wooden tables; it was in one of these that Ven. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Considering the youth of today, who generally run after popular works will not write a book about a Maha Thera. On 1 Octoberhe was appointed to balangofa post of Vice Chancellor at the same university. His teachings and life have been an inspiration to many aspiring monks and lay followers.
Thus every so often we would lay the books aside and he would dilate on his theories ranging from the origins of Christianity to the scientific basis for extrasensory perception. If you have any resources related to Buddhism, Please share with us.
Buddhist Group of Kendal. Because Punchi Mahattaya’s mother died when he was 14 days old, he was brought up by his father’s brother and his wife.
Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a great service for the propagation of Buddhist philosophy. Archived from the original on 29 April My meetings with the Mahanayaka Thera balangosa those days were not all devoted to religious instruction.
Almost every house and shop flew a yellow flag or strips of yellow cloth. Piyadassi to remind him of his invitation, and he wrote back, giving me the name of a senior prelate who, he said, had previously ordained Westerners.
Maitrdya Maddumahamy and B. For two and a half years I lived with Ven. It was no stern, cold, ascetic glare that met my questioning eyes, but a bright radiant kindness, a natural simplicity, and balagoda twinkling immediacy of presence which instantly put me at ease.
Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero Sinhala: The midday meal was usually country rice with a dhal curry and a single vegetable, and a local confection for dessert. Views Read View source View history. I was fortunate to have three delightful meetings with the Mahanayaka Thera in the past three years.
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Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero
It was no stern, cold, ascetic glare that met my questioning eyes, but a bright radiant kindness, a natural simplicity, and a twinkling immediacy of presence which instantly put me at ease.
BalangodaSri Lanka. Many Buddhists have experienced his powerful spiritual blessings in many more ways than one. When we hear the name Ananda Maitreya two words mmaitreya Ananda and having loving kindness Maitreya come to our mind.
During the Maitrega ofwhich he spent at Giriulla, about halfway between Kandy and Colombo, I went out with a friend to visit him. August 23, — July 18, was a Sri Lankan. Earlier, while living in the U.
I sat out on the verandah sipping my tea while the Mahanayaka Thera and his friend spoke inside.