FREE SINHALA DAMMA E BOOKS – pdf (බණ පොත්): Thero – Original site; Badulle Sooriyarathana Thero – Original site; Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero . , Sinhalese, Book edition: Budubava patana Baḷangoḍa Ānanda Maitreya mahanāhimi / Ittâpāna Dhammālaṅkāra himi = Biography of ven. Balangoda. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero (Sinhala: බලංගොඩ ආනන්ද මෛත්රෙය Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a great service for the Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras (scripture).
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At the age of 15 he had decided to enter the order of Buddhist monks and was ordained as a Samanera sinnala the temple Sri Nandaramaya, Udumulla, Balangoda on 2 March For a year before I came to Sri Lanka I had already been a vegetarian, but the fare at Udumulla was still too spartan for my needs.
Thero entered Ananda CollegeColombo in and became a teacher of the same school in I could not help being struck balangoda ananda maitreya thero books the utter anahda, the lack of tjero sense of self-importance, the utterly unpretentious kindness of this man — the highest ranking prelate in the Amarapura Nikaya, the most learned scholar-monk on the island, yet never thinking for a moment he was too good or too high to sit almost on the same level with a simple kitchen handextending to him the same gracious friendliness that he extended to everyone else who sought his guidance and help.
I was accompanied on this trip by the late Ven. Together with a few friends I went to the hospital to see him. 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. Nyanaponika Mahathera and supervising the publications programme of the Buddhist Publication Society. The image stems from a scene I witnessed one afternoon about 25 years ago.
Earlier, while living in the U.
His birth name was Punchi Mahattaya aka William. My meetings with the Mahanayaka Thera in those days were not all devoted to religious instruction. Darkness was starting to set in and the rain clouds were rumbling, so I thought I should remind the Venerable of the time.
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August 23, — July 18, was a Sri Lankan. But there was no turning back: Writers who have eulogized the Mahanayaka Thera after his death have often extolled his lofty titles, his numerous writings, and his extensive missionary work all over the world. It will be a great Dhamma Dana. In recent years I did not have frequent personal contact with Ven. We would also appreciate your feedback on Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. Balangoda ananda maitreya thero sinhala books ePub.
I soon enough learned how thego go on alms round to the surrounding hamlets, where I collected a variety of nutritious curries and could supply the monks balangodz the temple with my surplus. On January 18,Thero was appointed to the post of Sangha Nayaka of Sabaragamu-Saddhammawansa Nikaya and in the same year he participated in the Sixth Buddhist council held in Myanmar. I was fortunate to have three delightful meetings with the Mahanayaka Thera in the past three years.
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Together with a few friends I went to the hospital to see him. Ananda Maitreya” in Sinhala. The work describes in detail the spiritual path of the bodhisattva, and since I knew Ven. Pimbure Sorata Nayaka Thera, in whose vehicle we traveled to Balangoda. In recognition of his valuable service at the Sixth Buddhist council held in Burma, the Burmese government conferred on him the title “Agga Mahapandita” Chief Great Scholar in Most of his books are written in English and Sinhala languages.
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 temple. Retrieved 28 March Permanent link to this article: We arrived in Balangoda in the middle of the afternoon and headed for the Sri Dhammananda Pirivena, where we were to meet Ven.
Piyadassi, I had heard that Ven. This page was last edited on 23 Augustat In recognition of his valuable service at the Sixth Buddhist council held in Burmathe Burmese government conferred on him the title “Agga Mahapandita” Chief Great Scholar in Permanent link to this article: Subject of my talk is meditation of loving kindness.
Ananda Maitreya, all my fears were dispelled like the morning mist before the rising sun.
His birth name was Punchi Mahattaya aka William. We even exchanged views on the relative merits of different software programmes and computers. I had earlier heard that Ven.
Powered by WordPress and the Graphene Theme. Later that afternoon, after tea and light talk, the two Nayaka Theras who had so kindly brought me out to Balangoda departed, and the Ven. Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras scripturesnihala monastic disciplineon abhidhamma metaphysicsand on Pali and Sanskrit grammar.
His work and sacrifices with Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the steering forces of vooks upholding of Buddhism in Sri Lanka at one stage. Sri Lankan Buddhists widely considered him as a Bodhisattva. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero Most.