Links to recommended books




Satipatthana sutta and commentaries

The Abhidhammattha-sangaha (Manual of Abhidhamma) translated by Narada Thera

Pali English Dictionary by Nyanatiloka

Guide to the Tipitaka by U Ko Lay

Similes and Metaphors in the Pali canon

Jataka (The Buddha’s past lives)

Tipitaka and commentaries in Pali

Tipitaka with translations from metta.lkPathofPurification


Books and Articles by Sujin Boriharnwanaket

Survey of paramattha Dhammas by Sujin Boriharnwanaket



Deeds of Merit Part I Part II Part III Part IV Notes

Realities and Concepts Sujin Boriharnwanaket

A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas preface Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 pali font

perfections leading to enlightenment sujin


youtube video translation sujin

Books and Articles by Nina van Gorkom

Buddhism In Daily Life Part 1 Part II Part III Part IV Part V Part VI Part VII

Abhidhamma and Practice

Understanding Reality 6 page article giving a concise and easily understood explanation of what reality is in the Buddhist sense

The conditionality of Life: An outline of the 24 conditions of the Abhidhamma Part II Part III

Introduction to the Buddhist Scriptures Part I Part II

India (Pilgrimage)

Letters from Nina Part I Part II Part III

Generosity: The Inward Dimension Chapter from The Practice of Giving : Selected essays edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi The Wheel Publication No. 367/369

Abhidhamma in Daily life


Interview with Nina van Gorkom brief interview with the Buddhist writer

The Buddhist Teaching on Physical Phenomena Part 1 Part II

Articles by students of Sujin Boriharnwanaket

Be Here Now  Bhikkhu Dhammadharo

preserving Buddha’s Teaching Nina van Gorkom

Introduction to the Dhamma by Jill Jord..

The Cycle of Birth and Death

Other writers

Abhidhamma and Vipassana by Sitagu sayadaw. A pithy and readable explanation of the link between vipassana and Abhidhamma. Includes a brief explanation of the origins of Abhidhamma.

The Abhidhamma Nyanaponika Thera

Word of the Buddha by Nyantiloka Thera. A good book for beginners with many passages from the Tipitaka.

Banner of the Arahants by Bhikkhu Khantipalo. Life as a Buddhist monk.

Kalama sutta short essay by Bhikkhu Bodhi on this oft-cited sutta

From Views to Vision essay by Bhikkhu Bodhi

The Dhamma Theory: Philosophical Cornerstone of the Abhidhamma by Y. Karunadasa

Life of Sariputta
Maha Kaccana: Master of Doctrinal Exposition

Biography of Mahakassapa

Pali and Dhammaduta U Sein Tun, (inspiring article about learning Pali)

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