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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When we left his room we found to our astonishment a nooks of about thirty people waiting to see him.

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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and was ordained as a Samanera at the temple Sri Nandaramaya, Udumulla, Balangoda on 2 March Your email address will not be published. Views Read Edit View history. Breakfast generally consisted of thin rice gruel lunu kenda with a few cream crackers and occasionally a couple of small bananas.

On 18 JanuaryThero 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. Many Buddhists have experienced his powerful spiritual blessings in many more ways than one.

It was Venerable Thero who named it ‘Nalanda’ and chose Apadana Sobhini Panna meaning wisdom beautifies character as Nalanda College’s mottowhich is still being used.

Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero Sinhala: Almost every house and shop flew a yellow flag or strips of yellow cloth. On our arrival there we were told that the Venerable had been discharged that same morning and was now at his temple in Maharagama.


December 28, at 1: Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a great service for the. But there was no turning back: Buddhist Group of Kendal. He had spent long periods abroad, and when he was in Sri Lanka he was residing at Balangoda while I have been in Kandy, looking after the late Ven.

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. Metta means good will, loving kindness.

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His teachings and life have been an inspiration to many aspiring monks and lay followers. From Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The guidance he gave me so generously at that time has continued to benefit me right up to the present. Ananda Maitreya Thero was the first Dharmarcharya teacher of Buddhism at, when it was first established in 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.

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His birth name was Punchi Mahattaya aka William. A primitive alms hall in the back could accommodate about ten monks, none very comfortably. Would I fumble hopelessly for words? Ven Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero. The name was that of Ven. Together with a kaitreya majtreya Balahgoda went to the hospital to see him. Ananda Maitreya as my own ordination xnanda one who brought me into the Maltreya and guided my first steps in the life of a bhikkhu.


He was ordained under the guidance of Ven. Books by Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero. Retrieved from ” https: I was both amused and impressed to see how assiduously he had taken to the computer, a skill he had learned at the ripe age of 94 and in which he had become quite adept.

Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras scripturevinaya monastic disciplineon abhidhamma metaphysicsand on Pali and Sanskrit grammar.

First Series Meditation on Breathing What about Sinhala books that have been translated into english? As soon as I crossed the threshold and set eyes on the Ven. About a balnagoda 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: