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Before his ordination, he was an assistant lecturer in Pali at the University of Peradeniya.

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After entering the Buddhist order in he resided mostly in remote hermitages. He received his school education from Mahinda College, Galle.

In he graduated from the University of Peradeniya specializing in Pali Studies, and served as an Assistant Lecturer in Pali at the same University for a brief period of time. He renounced his post in to enter the Order of Buddhist monks under the name Katukurunde Nyanananda in the forest monastic tradition of Sri Lanka.


His latest major work is a collection of sermons on Nibbana that was initially published in Sinhala and later in English translation, titled Nibbana – The Mind Stilled.

This penetrative study shed new light on the early Buddhist views on the psychology of perception, the conceptualizing process and its transcending. The discussion focuses upon two important but controversial terms found in the Buddha’s discourses: Nyanananda gives an annotated translation of the sutta prologued by a humorously conceived parable of a magic show.

The book attempts to draw out the psychological and philosophical implications of the text, centered on a discussion of Paticcasamuppada as a golden mean which freely transcends the dualities of existence and non-existence and mind-and-matter.

While at Nissarana Vanaya, at realitg invitation of the Ven.

Concept and Reality in Early Buddhist Thought

Matara Sri Nanarama Mahathera, Ven. Nyanananda Thera delivered 33 sermons on the subject of Nibbana, during the period This often controversial nsnananda of talks were then distributed in cassettes among interested monastics and lay Buddhists.

The first publications of D. Since the English translations have been made available in a 7-volume series titled Nibbana — The Mind Stilled. In these sermons Ven. This has led to a detailed analysis and a re-appraisal of some of the most controversial suttas on Nibbana.


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While this collection develops on his earlier works, the Nibbana sermons are presented with a more pragmatic outlook to benefit those who are keen on realizing this ultimate goal of Buddhist practice.

The Heretic Sage is a series of interviews with Bhikkhu Yogananda.

They contain great insight and wisdom of Bhikkhu Nanananda and are frequently quoted on Buddhist discussion forums, including Dhamma Wheel. Retrieved from ” https: Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. Views Read View source View history. Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help.

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