Personalities

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A guide to mindfulness and Vipassana meditation as taught by Luangpor Pramote.

Books by Phra Pramote Pamojjo:

- Path to Enlightment I;

-- For You, The Newcomer: A Simple and Ordinary Essay on Dhamma (in English);

-- For You, The Newcomer (in Japanese);

- Path to Enlightment II;

- Path of Freedom.

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Biographies and photos of several Burmese masters: Ledi Sayadaw, Sayadaw U Thittila, Ashin Janakabhivamsa, Mahasi Sayadaw Ashin Sobhana, Taungpulu Tawya Kaba-Aye Sayadaw, Sayadaw U Uttamasara, Sayadaw U Vicittasarabhivamsa, Myaungmya Sayadaw U Nyanika, U Lokanarhta, Dr. Rewata Dhamma, Saddhammaransi Sayadaw Ashin Kundalabhivamsa, Ashin Nyanissara, Chanmyay Sayadaw Ashin Janakabhivamsa, Nyaunggan-Aye Sayadaw Ashin Eindaka, Ashin Pyinnyathiha, Venerable Dhammasami.

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Dhammaruwan, born in a traditional Buddhist village in Sri Lanka became known for spontaneously chanting suttas in his early childhood. Having begun his meditation practice in his early childhood with the teachings of Anagarika Munindra, Dhammaruwan has since associated many world renowned Dhamma teachers. He has over 35 years of meditation and Dhamma practice. While still a teenager, in 1987, Dhammaruwan co-taught his first residential retreat with Bhikkhu Wannasara. He was trained for many years under Bhante Henepola Gunaratana Nayaka Thero, during which time he took temporary ordination as Samanera Dhammaratana. Dhammaruwan is a graduate of Insight Meditation Society's Teacher Training Program USA (2005). He founded the Nirodha Trust and the Nirodha City Centre. Dhammaruwan teaches worldwide and brings his students a complex teaching in simple and easy language.

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The writings and speeches of Dr Ambedkar, the father of India's Constitution, who converted to Buddhism together with millions of his "untouchable" followers.

 

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This is the site of Michael Kewley, former Buddhist monk and disciple of the late Sayadaw Rewata Dhamma. Contains full biography, Dhamma Discourse, Koan page, photo gallery, book and CD shop and teaching agenda.

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A German-born Jewish nun who lived from 1923 to 1997. She wrote over two dozen books on meditation and the Buddha's teaching in English and German. In 1988, her book Being Nobody, Going Nowhere, received the Christmas Humphreys Memorial Award. Her other English language books include When the Iron Eagle Flies, and Who is My-Self. This site includes a brief biography.