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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In pali language we call it Metta Bhawana. One day our center received notice that a Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka would be arriving in Los Angeles. Later that balangdoa, after tea and light talk, the two Nayaka Theras who had so kindly brought me out to Balangoda departed, and the Ven. When we left his room we found to our astonishment a line of about thirty people waiting to see him.

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. The name was that of Ven. On this particular afternoon the weather had been cool and rainy, so the break was especially welcome.

August 23, — July 18, was a Sri Lankan. 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.


Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero

When we hear the name Ananda Maitreya two words delightedness Ananda and bookks loving kindness Maitreya come to our mind. Retrieved 28 March He was highly respected by Sri Lankan Buddhists, who believe that he achieved a through. Ananda Maitreya Thero was famous for his achievements in Buddhist meditation. A second meeting took place almost exactly a year before his death. On a trip down to Colombo, this time to visit an ailing Ven. He implanted in my mind a profound respect for the Atthakathas and Tikas, the Commentaries and Subcommentaries, an attitude which inspired and guided my study of the Suttas and the Abhidhamma.

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: It will be a great Dhamma Dana.

It was at the end of October that I at last arrived in Sri Lanka, and a week later I made the trip out to Balangoda. I was fortunate to have three delightful meetings with the Mahanayaka Thera in the past three years. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He was ordained under the guidance of Ven.


I myself was some fifty years his junior, but even then I had to hasten to keep up with him on these walks! December 21, at Balangoxa fears of bowing in the wrong way were also laid to rest. We tried to draw in our minds a portrait of an unseen Buddha from him. Writers who have eulogized the Mahanayaka Thera after his death have often extolled his lofty titles, his numerous writings, and his extensive missionary anandw all over the world.


Ananda Maitreya was living at the time. Subject of my talk is meditation of loving kindness. The guidance he gave me so generously at that time has continued to benefit me right up to the present.

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By this time darkness was thickly descending, and thus, when we reached the temple, I could barely see farther than the small area illuminated by the kerosene lantern I was given. Thero continued his studies after becoming a monk and later became a scholar in and.

Over the next few days I had the chance to explore the full extent of Sri Nandaramaya. Thero entered Ananda CollegeColombo in and became a teacher of the same school in When we hear the name Ananda Maitreya two words delightedness Ananda and having loving kindness Maitreya come to our mind.

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Earlier, while living in the U.