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From the Tipitaka 

Visuddhimagga (The Path of Purification) Buddhaghosa (First 90pages  only)

Introduction to Dhammasangani (First book of the Abhdhamma)

Satipatthana sutta

Right View Sammaditthi sutta and commentary

Commentary to Satipatthana sutta  translated by Soma Thera

A Treatise on Paramis (Perfections leading to Enlightenment)  Dhammapala

Selected suttas on various topics

Books and Articles by Sujin Boriharnwanaket  

Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (in pdf form. The file takes several minutes to download. Acrobat reader 5.0 can be downloaded from the web to read this) 

Pali Fonts for the following books (Install the fonts, then copy and paste the book into a word file. Then select all and change the font to  pCharter )

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

Realities and Concepts: the Buddha's explanation of the world Part I and II    Part III   

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

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   A truly excellent introduction to the Abhidhamma - suitable for all levels. (24 chapters plus glossary).

The Perfections Leading to Enlightenment  

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

Introduction to the Abhidhamma  Jill Jordan and Richard Giles 

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)