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Most Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero
Without a reliable guide it is easy to get lost in the jungles of speculation and opinion, littered with the landmines of pride, contention, and conceit. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a great service for the propagation of Buddhist philosophy. During the Vassa ofwhich he spent at Giriulla, about halfway between Kandy and Colombo, I went out with a friend to visit him. The Path of Truth: This page was last edited on 23 Augustat Piyadassi suggested to me that some day I should come to Sri Lanka, where he could arrange for me to stay at a Buddhist monastery.
Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero Sinhalese: We even exchanged views on the relative merits of different software programmes and computers.
Fortunately we were able to meet him and I could offer him the books, which he started perusing even before we concluded our meeting.
I wrote to the Mahanayaka Maihreya, telling him of my background and of my desire to come to Sri Lanka to ordain as a bhikkhu and to study Pali and Buddhism.
December 22, at 6: We invited him to stay with us and give maitrea series of lectures on Theravada Buddhism at our center. A light rain had started to fall, and after several stopovers along the way we entered the rough dirt road that led to Udumulla. In pali language balangofa call it Metta Bhawana. At once I felt delighted that my kamma, and the good offices of Ven.
Ananda Maitreya Thero was famous for his achievements in Buddhist maitteya. The guidance he gave me so generously at that time has continued to benefit me right up to the present.
Metta Meditation – Ven Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero
Earlier, while living in the U. Retrieved from ” https: Mathises Appuhamy Maddumahamy and B. Thero also traveled to many countries in the world for the propagation of Buddhism. Ananda Maitreya was widely read, had a rich store of experience, and was an original thinker and writer. Lectures and Essays on Buddhism: For me it is a personal honor to be able to name Ven. I myself was some fifty years his junior, but even then I had to hasten to keep up with him on these walks!
On our arrival there we were told that the Venerable had been discharged that same morning baalngoda was now at his temple in Maharagama.
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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. Ananda Maitreya at Sri Nandaramaya. His teachings and life have been an inspiration to many aspiring monks and lay followers. I was accompanied on this trip by the late Ven. Facebook Auto Publish Powered By: This is understandable when one realizes that he was a theosophist as well as a Buddhist. During this happy period I received regular instruction from him in Pali, Suttanta, and Abhidhamma, fields in which his erudition was impeccable.
When we left his room we found to our astonishment a line of about thirty people waiting to see him. About an hour later they still had not emerged. December 21, at