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I came across this very rich site. http://www.ancient-buddhist-texts.net/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Ven. Anandajoti appears to be producing extremely clean versions of these texts, as well as some of the parallel Buddhist Sanskrit texts. Does anyone know how reliable he is?
The pali resources at the top includes the Bhavana Vandana, via Buddhanet.net. We have a much cleaner version out now. Hundreds of pali mistakes are removed, and several long suttas are added -- the three cardinal discourses and mahaasatipa.t.thaana. You can find a free download at: http://www.lulu....
- Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:06 am
- Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
- Topic: Being turned down from ordination
- Replies: 25
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What do you think for a monastery like Abhayagiri or Bhavana Society? Any differences or special variations? Dear Dhammakid, Compared to Abhayagiri, it is easier to get in to Bhavana Society. We are less wealthy, less focused on monastic training (since we are also a public retreat center), not com...
- Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:09 pm
- Forum: Early Buddhism
- Topic: Early Buddhism resources
- Replies: 163
- Views: 67375
Hello! A few years ago we beefed up the library at Bhavana Society, based on an annotated bibliography of Mu Soeng. The following represents a consensus of Bhante Gunaratana and Mu Soeng on the essential scholarship about Buddhism in India. My personal favorites on this list are Auboyer, Gethin, Ham...
This is a first reaction to the recent statement from World Abbots Meeting. It's time for the women to move on. I hope the bhikkhuni sangha may thrive, in a wholesome relationship to the bhikkhu sangha, that there will be opportunities for men and women to train together and opportunities for them t...
- Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:03 pm
- Forum: General Theravāda discussion
- Topic: Monks/Nuns and Music
- Replies: 25
- Views: 2558
In our Theravada Monastery, (SL tradition partly influenced by Thai forest standards) we understand that "musical chanting" is prohibited by this khandaka rule. By "musical chanting" we draw the line, in practice, by not intentionally mispronouncing the pali or english for the sake of a tune. Now he...