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In recognition of his valuable service at the Sixth Buddhist council held in Burmathe Burmese government conferred on him the title “Agga Mahapandita” Chief Great Scholar in 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. This is understandable when one realizes that he was a theosophist as well as a Buddhist.

Ananda Maitreya Thero was famous for his achievements in Buddhist meditation. BalangodaSri Lanka. I was fortunate to have three delightful meetings with the Mahanayaka Thera in the past three years.

For two and a half years I lived with Ven.

When we left his room we found to our astonishment a line of about thirty people waiting to see him. He was appointed to the post of DeanFaculty of Buddhist Studies in His teachings and life have been an inspiration maitfeya many aspiring monks and lay followers. 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”.


I write human rights and animal rights performance poetry. Ananda Maitreya was living at the time. Embassy of Myanmar Sri Lanka. Retrieved 28 March Many Buddhists have experienced his powerful spiritual blessings in many more ways than one. Bhikkhu Bodhi might know.

Lectures and Essays on Buddhism: Archived from the original on 29 April So sure was I that his intuition was correct that when I heard he was seriously ill in Colombo this past July I had no doubt that he would recover. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero lived a modest life and did a great service for the propagation of Buddhist philosophy.

My fears of bowing in the wrong way were also laid to rest. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As soon as I crossed the threshold and set eyes on the Ven. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero

He opened the Sri Dhammananda Pirivena, Colombo in Unpublished Letters and Introducing Buddhism. The Island – Saturday Magazine.

Thera promenaded for a long time on the soft clouds of our mind. If you have any resources related to Buddhism, Please share with us. The other is the fact that this presentation comes from a young writer balangodz know only too well. I sat out on the verandah sipping my tea while the Mahanayaka Thera and his friend spoke inside. Ananda Maitreya, most with inscriptions. 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.


I was accompanied on this trip by the late Ven. During znanda happy period I received regular instruction from him in Pali, Suttanta, and Abhidhamma, fields in which his erudition was impeccable. Ven Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero. First Series Dharma deshana 52 ven balangoda bakangoda maitreya thero.

Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Thero – Wikipedia

A primitive alms hall in the back could accommodate about ten monks, none very comfortably. He was known to have practiced both Samatha meditation and Vipassana meditation to a great extent and was considered to be having a highly developed mind through his meditation. Pimbure Sorata Nayaka Thera, in whose vehicle we traveled to Balangoda.

The humbleness of Maha Nayaka Thero’s character is clearly shown, when he publicly stated that he had no liking whatsoever for titles and awards, but that he was rather accepting it to satisfy the presenter.