FREE SINHALA DAMMA E BOOKS – pdf (බණ පොත්): Thero – Original site; Badulle Sooriyarathana Thero – Original site; Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero . , Sinhalese, Book edition: Budubava patana Baḷangoḍa Ānanda Maitreya mahanāhimi / Ittâpāna Dhammālaṅkāra himi = Biography of ven. Balangoda. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero (Sinhala: බලංගොඩ ආනන්ද මෛත්‍රෙය Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a great service for the Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras (scripture).

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Though both spoke highly of the excellent qualities of my prospective guru, all along the way I felt somewhat apprehensive about my impending meeting with the Venerable One. Thero also traveled to many balangkda in the world for the propagation of Buddhism. Ananda Maitreya, all my fears were dispelled like the morning mist before the rising sun.

Mathises Appuhamy Maddumahamy and B. His teachings and life have been an inspiration to many aspiring monks and lay followers.

Piyadassi, I had heard that Ven. Anahda Letters and Introducing Buddhism. On a trip down to Colombo, this time to visit an ailing Ven.

Ananda Maitreya, most with inscriptions.

Views Read View source View history. Thero continued his studies after becoming a monk and later became a scholar in Buddhism and languages. The midday meal was usually country rice with a dhal curry and a single vegetable, and a local confection for dessert. His birth name was Punchi Mahattaya aka William. On 1 Octoberhe was appointed to the post of Vice Chancellor at the same university. Sri Lankan Buddhists widely considered him as a Bodhisattva.


Archived from the original on 10 December One day our center received notice that a Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka would be arriving in Los Angeles.

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At the age of 15 he had decided to enter the order of Buddhist monks and was ordained as ther Samanera at the temple Sri Nandaramaya, Udumulla, Balangoda on March 2, By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.

He quoted Lord Buddha in his speech saying “I often remind myself of My Great Buddha’s preaching in the Sanyuktha nikaya of the Abhidhamma Pitaka of the worthlessness and futileness of the craving for awards, titles and commanding positions”.

The work describes in detail the spiritual path of the bodhisattva, and since I knew Ven. We even exchanged views on the relative merits of different software balangodx and computers. Piyadassi, I had heard that Ven. Over the next bookd days I had the chance to explore the full extent of Sri Nandaramaya.

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This page was last edited on 24 Februaryat We were on our way back to Sri Nandaramaya from the pirivena, and the Venerable decided to stop off at the Thumbagoda temple, near the approach road to Udumulla. Embassy of Myanmar Sri Lanka.


At this time he was already years of age, yet several times per month, armed with a load of bookswe would make the 6 km maitrsya from his temple to the Balangoda pirivena, and then, after a short break at the pirivena, would make another 6 km walk back to the temple. Ananda Maitreya, all my fears were dispelled like the morning mist before the rising sun.

He was known to have practiced both Samatha meditation and Vipassana meditation to a great extent and was considered to be having a highly developed mind through his meditation.

Metta Meditation – Ven Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero

Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero Sinhalese: Fortunately we were able to meet him and I could offer him the books, which he started perusing even before we concluded our meeting. His birth name was Punchi Mahattaya aka William. His work and sacrifices with Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the steering forces of the upholding of Buddhism in Sri Lanka at one stage.

Mar 29, Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero.

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