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The Great Chronicle of Lanka, translated by Wilhelm Geiger.

Jataka stories, translated by Robert Chalmers [1895].

First two volumes of full six-volume translation.

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.

Books of Law of Karma & Dhamma Practice had been produced by Wat Ambhavan, Singhburi, Thailand. In these books contains the stories of biography of Phra Dhepsinghaburajara (Luang Paw Jarun Dhidhadhammo), the abbot of Wat Ambhavan, experiences in dhamma practice, Phra Dhepsinghaburajaras karma, and other dhamma lectures by Phra Dhepsinghaburaja.

An Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of his Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline.

Translated and annotated with a Corean recension of the Chinese text by James Legge.

Probably written in Pali in Sri Lanka during the first century AD, the Vimuttimagga survived only in Chinese translation, from which the present rendering has been made. ascribed to the Arahant Upatissa, the work is a meditation manual similar to the later Visuddhimagga, less analytical and more practical in its treatment of meditation.

There's a new printed edition:

A book by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho on The Four Noble Truths, the central teaching of the Buddha: that the unhappiness of humanity can be overcome through spiritual means.

This book by Bhikkhu Ariyesako provides a very readable summary of the bhikkhus' (monks') rules, with a particular emphasis on giving laypeople a better understanding of the monks' way of life. Included also are questions-and-answers concerning the proper etiquette for laypeople when in the company of monks, examples of the particular customs and rules of etiquette that apply at specific Theravada monasteries, and a wealth of other valuable information.

First written in 1987 and now translated into over 14 languages, Good Question Good Answer provides clear, thoughtful and lively answers to more than 130 commonly asked questions about Buddhism.


Online book. A rendering by Ven. S. Dhammika & links concerning Buddhism, esp. in India.