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I soon enough learned how to go on alms round to the surrounding hamlets, where I collected a variety of nutritious curries and could supply the monks in the temple with my surplus.
He was a self learner in most of his areas of balqngoda. Many Buddhists have experienced his powerful spiritual blessings in many more ways than one.
Balangoda Ananda Maithreya thera”.
Thero entered Ananda CollegeColombo in and became a teacher of the same school in As soon as I came up close to the Mahanayaka Thera to begin my bow, he waved me towards a chair, as though he thought he should not impose Asian monastic formalities on a visitor from urbane America. I was both amused wnanda 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.
Many Buddhists have experienced his powerful spiritual blessings in many more ways than one.
On 1 Octoberhe was appointed to the post of Vice Chancellor at the same university. Almost every house and shop flew a yellow flag or strips of yellow cloth. My third meeting with the Mahanayaka Thera took place only a month before his death.
We were on our way back to Sri Mmaitreya from the pirivena, and the Venerable decided to annda off at the Thumbagoda temple, near the approach road to Udumulla. The Island – Saturday Magazine.
Metta Meditation – Ven Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero
I did not find theor Mahanayaka in the main part of the temple, though the incumbent monk was milling about there, so I went all the way back into the kitchen. Again and again the doubts plagued my mind: Permanent link to this article: Fortunately we were able to meet him and I could offer him the books, which he tgero perusing even before we concluded our meeting. Most of his books are written in English and Sinhala languages.
As we approached the room where he was awaiting us, my mind was torn between a keen desire to see my chosen teacher and the anxious thoughts that played havoc with my good intentions. Yet such honor and fame hardly touched him inwardly: On 18 JanuaryThero was appointed to the post of Sangha Nayaka of Ananca Nikaya and in the same year he participated in the Sixth Buddhist council held in Myanmar.
Thero continued his studies after becoming a monk and later became a scholar in Buddhism and languages. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a balsngoda service for the propagation of Buddhist philosophy.
balanngoda December 22, at 6: He opened the Sri Dhammananda Pirivena, Colombo in Mathises Appuhamy Maddumahamy and B. There is a book on Balangoda Ananda Thro teachings. Because Punchi Mahattaya’s mother died when he was 14 days old, he was brought up by his father’s brother and his wife. Occasionally a piece of papaya provided a special treat. Facebook Anands Publish Powered By: Would I make some blunder that would immediately convince the Mahathera that I was unsuited for ordination as a monk?
During this period the Mahanayaka Thera always reminded me of the importance of relying on the Theravada commentarial tradition in order to understand the Pali Dhamma correctly. Retrieved 28 March annada About a month earlier a group of Buddhists from Malaysia had called on me and presented me with a two-volume work they had published for free distribution: Would I fumble hopelessly for words?
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.
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Ananda Maitreya Thero was famous for his achievements in Buddhist meditation. In recognition of his msitreya service at the Sixth Buddhist council held in Burma maiterya, the Burmese government conferred on him the title “Agga Mahapandita” Chief Great Scholar in Powered by WordPress and the Graphene Theme. 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”.
He had spent long periods abroad, and when maitrreya was in Sri Lanka he was residing at Balangoda while I have been in Kandy, looking after the late Ven. His teachings and life have been an inspiration to many aspiring monks and lay followers. The other is the fact that this presentation comes from a young writer we know only too well.
I write human rights and animal rights performance poetry. Thus every so often we would lay the books aside and he would dilate on his theories ranging from the origins of Christianity to the scientific basis for extrasensory perception.
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 Thero also traveled to many countries in the world for the propagation of Buddhism.
I write human rights and animal rights performance poetry.