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A series of websites on the Buddha’s teachings, featuring Ven Nyanavimala, Bhikkhu Sumedha, Henri van Zeyst, Ven Moneyya – with more coming soon...

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Ānandajoti Bhikkhu

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Ajahn Sumedho is the senior Western disciple of the well-known Thai meditation master Ajahn Chah. He is currently abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in England.

 

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Bhante Shravasti Dhammika was born in Australia in 1951 and converted to Buddhism at the age of eighteen. In 1973 he went to Thailand with the intention of becoming a monk then to Laos, Burma and finally to India.

For the next three years, he traveled around India learning yoga and meditation, and finally ordaining as a monk under Venerable Matiwella Sangharatna, the last disciple of Anagarika Dharmapala.

In 1976 he went to Sri Lanka where he studied Pali at Sri Lanka Vidyalaya, and later became a co-founder and teacher of Nilambe Meditation Centre in Kandy. Since then, he has spent most of his time in Sri Lanka and Singapore.

Bhante Dhammika had written over 25 books and scores of articles on Buddhism and related subjects and his most popular book Good Question Good Answer has been translated into 36 languages.

He is also well-known for his public talks and represented Theravada Buddhism at the European Buddhist Millennium Conference in Berlin in 2000.

Apart from Buddhist philosophy and meditation, he has a deep interest in the historical topography of Buddhism and the tradition of pilgrimage and has travelled widely in India and other Buddhist lands.

His others interests include Indian history, art and botany. Currently, Bhante Dhammika is the spiritual advisor to The Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society in Singapore.

City: Barre
Federal State: MA
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One of the foremost Vipassana teachers in the USA. This web-page also includes interesting interviews with Joseph.

 

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Readings, teachings and guided meditations by Ajahn Achalo Bhikkhu.

For people who are interested in Peace, the practice of meditation plays a tremendously important role in helping you to realise your potential to experience deep clarity and well-being. This website has been created to be an easy to use resource for people with a sincere interest in meditation. You will find several meditation practices presented here in the form of step by step 'Guided Meditations.' There are also readings from Buddhist suttas and excerpts from the Dhamma Talks of contemporary meditation masters. These resources help us to see the meditation practices in a wise and balanced perspective. Ajahn Achalo's encouraging instructions and Dhamma Talks are useful supports to the practices presented here. 

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Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi is a Buddhist monk of American nationality. He received a Ph.D. degree from Claremont Graduate School in 1972 and later that same year he entered the Buddhist Order as a Pupil of the Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayake Thera. He is the author of several important works on Theravada Buddhism.

His Dhamma talks can be found at:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/venbodhi
http://bodhimonastery.org/the-buddhas-teaching-as-it-is.html
http://bodhimonastery.org/sutta-nipata.html
http://bodhimonastery.org/a-systematic-study-of-the-majjhima-nikaya.html
Some more books and articles at:
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/index-author.html#b