PALI Made Easy. by Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayaka Thera D. Litt (Agga-Maha-Pandita) and B. Ananda Maitreya. 26 Feb Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero (බලංගොඩ ආනන්ද මෛත්‍රෙය මහනාහිමි): (August 23, – July 18, ) was a Sri Lankan. 24 Feb Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero (Sinhala: බලංගොඩ ආනන්ද His book, Sakyasimhavadanaya hevat Buddha Charita (The Life of the.

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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 Miatreya.

Metta Meditation – Ven Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero

Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras scripturevinaya monastic disciplineon abhidhamma metaphysicsand on Pali and Sanskrit grammar. In recent years I did not have frequent personal contact with Ven.

Ananda Maitreya at Sri Nandaramaya. Together with a few friends I went to the hospital to see him.

Sincerely, BT Tay Retrieved 28 March Powered by WordPress and the Graphene Theme. 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.


Later that afternoon, after tea and light talk, the two Nayaka Theras who had so kindly brought me out to Balangoda departed, and the Ven. Matreya promenaded for a long time on the soft clouds of ajanda mind. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Over the next few days I had the chance to explore the full extent of Sri Nandaramaya. Thero also traveled to many countries in the world for the propagation of Buddhism. The pleasing way of writing this book is one.


On a trip down to Colombo, this time to visit an ailing Ven. First Series Dharma deshana 52 ven balangoda ananda maitreya thero. Ananda Maitreya Thero was the first Dharmarcharya teacher of Buddhism at Nalanda College Colombowhen it was first established in A very different image of the Mahanayaka Thera remains fixed in my mind as a summation of his character and attitude towards life.

Ananda Maitreya was living at the time. Ananda Maitreya Thero translation of the Dhammapada is published internationally.

Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero

I could not help being struck by the utter simplicity, the lack of any sense of self-importance, the utterly unpretentious kindness of this man — the highest ranking prelate boks the Amarapura Nikaya, the most learned scholar-monk on the island, yet never thinking for a moment he was too good or too high to sit almost on the same level with a simple kitchen handextending to him the same gracious friendliness that he extended to everyone else who sought his guidance and help.

Subject of my talk is meditation of loving kindness.

Download games on your cell phone for bokks. Ananda Maitreya Thero wrote nearly fifty books on sutras scripturevinaya monastic disciplineon abhidhamma metaphysicsand on Pali and Sanskrit grammar. When we left his room we found to our astonishment a line of about thirty people waiting to see him. Again and again the doubts plagued my mind: During the Vassa ofwhich he spent at Giriulla, about halfway between Kandy and Colombo, I went out with a friend to visit him.


Views Read Edit View history. Permanent link to this article: 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 All along the road for about km, from Avissawela onwards, every town was decked out in yellow and orange banners inscribed with words of homage to the Mahanayaka Thera.

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Venerable Balangoda Ananda Maitreya was one of the great personalities of Theravada Buddhism in the twentieth century, and it is testimony to his vast store of past merits that his life span stretched clear across this century from its beginning almost to its end.

This page was last edited on 24 Februaryat Writers who have eulogized the Mahanayaka Thera after his death have often extolled his lofty titles, his numerous writings, and his extensive missionary work all over the world. 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 Aanda Panna meaning wisdom beautifies character as Nalanda College’s mottowhich is still being used. Would I fumble hopelessly for words? Archived from the original on 16 August Ananda Maitreya, all my fears were dispelled like the morning mist before the rising sun.