New Analyo Bhikkhu Book to be Released

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Re: New Analyo Bhikkhu Book to be Released

Post by pilgrim » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:28 am

I am happy to see Theravada books published and offered commercially. These are often stocked in large bookshops and are able to attract the attention of people who otherwise have no contact with Buddhism. The current model of making free Dhamma books available in temples and monasteries just "preach to the converted". The practice has its place but is often taxing on donors resources and somewhat wasteful. I've seen children take Dhamma books for no good reason and I think a large number taken home are not read.

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Re: New Analyo Bhikkhu Book to be Released

Post by dharmacorps » Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:06 pm

While Ven Analayo's writing style is different than what I am accustomed to I am beginning to appreciate it more. I have pre-ordered his new book(s).

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Re: New Analyo Bhikkhu Book to be Released

Post by bodom » Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:49 pm

dharmacorps wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:06 pm
While Ven Analayo's writing style is different than what I am accustomed to I am beginning to appreciate it more. I have pre-ordered his new book(s).
They are well worth the time spent on them.

:namaste:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With no struggling, no thinking,
the mind, still,
will see cause and effect
vanishing in the Void.
Attached to nothing, letting go:
Know that this is the way
to allay all stress.

- Upasika Kee Nanayan

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Re: New Analyo Bhikkhu Book to be Released

Post by dharmacorps » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:32 pm

bodom wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:49 pm
dharmacorps wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:06 pm
While Ven Analayo's writing style is different than what I am accustomed to I am beginning to appreciate it more. I have pre-ordered his new book(s).
They are well worth the time spent on them.

:namaste:
Indeed. I finished his Satipatthana book last week and found it quite helpful.

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Re: New Analyo Bhikkhu Book to be Released

Post by Kamran » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:09 am

His book on the Brahmaviharas has become my most useful meditation book.

https://www.amazon.com/Compassion-Empti ... 1909314552
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