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 Links to Selected Buddhist Web Sites

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Abhayagiri Monastery
Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery is the first monastery in the United States established by followers of Ajahn Chah. It was founded in 1996 in the mountainous forests north of Ukiah, California.

Access to Insight is an Internet website dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and useful information concerning the practice and study of Theravada Buddhism, as it has been handed down to us through both the written word of the Pali canon and the living example of the Sangha.

南北傳阿含經對讀 ~ 莊春江工作站
理念:阿含經是佛教的根本經典,佛教各宗派發展的根源,佛弟子畢生中必讀的聖典。 使命:學習阿含經、推廣阿含經之學習(無關大小乘之爭)。 服務:隨分隨力地提供研讀阿含經的友善環境。 主張:從雜阿含第1經開始,以南北傳經文比對方式逐經研讀,從中發掘佛法核心教義,開發適合自己的實踐方法。

Bhavana Society And Meditation Center
The Bhavana Society is located in rural West Virginia. It was created to preserve the Theravada forest meditation tradition within the context of Western culture. Teachers there include Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, and Bhante Yogavacara Rahula.

Birken Forest Monastery
The Birken Forest Monastery is a monastic community practicing in the 'forest tradition' of Theravada Buddhism as originally established by the Buddha Siddhatta Gotama over 25 centuries ago in India. The Monastery originated in 1994 when Vens. Sona and Piyadhammo established the first Western Theravada forest monastic site in Canada.

Buddha Gotama Denmark
A Danish website dedicated to the revialising Sutta-Vinaya.

BuddhaNet is a non-sectarian organisation, offering its services to all Buddhist traditions. It aims to facilitate a significant Buddhist presence in the ever-expanding realm of computer communications technology, applying this technology to helping make the Buddha's teachings freely available to all. BuddhaNet is administered by Venerable Pannyavaro and Venerable Bodhicitta and a dedicated team of lay volunteers.

BuddhaNet's Buddhist Asia Directory For Malaysia
Quite a good directory from BuddhaNet.

A Buddhist Page by Binh Anson. This website contains a wealth of articles.

Buddhist Calender
Uposatha days are times of renewed dedication to Dhamma practice, observed by lay followers and monastics throughout the world of Theravada Buddhism. Once in the link, click onto the calender for details.

Buddhist Online Egreetings From
Send free online greeting cards to your friends and loved ones.

Buddhist Society Of Western Australia
The Buddhist Society of Western Australia is a Theravada Buddhist group based on the forest tradition of SE Asia. It was started by a small group in 1973 and has since grown to become the largest Buddhist organisation in Australia. It will introduce you to Buddhism, meditation, the BSWA, and its monasteries. This page has a wealth of information.

Dhammatube is an attempt to collect video clips with Dhamma content in one place. Often the clips are about personal impressions, difficulties or inspirations of meditators with aspects of meditation, teachers or teaching systems. Some are stories or positions on teachings. In general the tone is quite informal, conversational and unedited.

This forest SANGHA site functions as a portal page for the monastic communities of disciples of Venerable Ajahn Chah, particularly in the West.

Forest Sangha Newsletter
Here is the newsletter concerning the worldwide Buddhist monastic community in the Thai forest tradition of Ajahn Chah.

Friends Of The Dhamma
www.FriendsoftheDhamma.Net is a Malaysian online site of FOTD Fellowship to express, share and disseminate events, news, updates and Dhamma material amongst members and the public. All activities are voluntary and are funded via donations. They include talks, seminars, camps (youth), trips, concerts and the setting up of Dhamma Schools.

Malaysian Buddhist Online Directory
An online directory by

Metta Forest Monastery
Metta Forest Monastery grew from an aspiration expressed by Phra Ajaan Suwat Suvaco (Phra Bodhidhammacariya Thera) that America should have an international forest monastery in a tranquil setting devoted to the practice of the Buddha's Dhamma and Vinaya, in the style of the Thai forest tradition of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera (1870-1949). This monastery is located in an avocado orchard on a hill surrounded by the mountains and chaparral of northern San Diego County, California. In 1993, Ajaan Suwat appointed Ajaan Geoffrey Thanissaro to be abbot of the monastery.

Santi Forest Monastery
Santi Forest Monastery is a Buddhist community for monks, nuns, and laypeople. It's located on 150 acres of eucalyptus forest, cliffs, waterfalls, and caves adjoining Morton National Park in the rugged landscape of Australia's Southern Highlands, about halfway between Sydney and Canberra. It was established by Bhante Sujato, with his teacher Ajahn Brahm, the abbot of Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery in Western Australia, as its Spiritual Director. Santi Forest Monastery is owned by Citta Bhavana Incorporated, a not-for-profit charitable association.

Web Page Of Ajahn Chandako
In 1990, Ajahn Chandako was ordained as a Buddhist monk in the tradition of Ajahn Chah. The first few years he trained in a monastery (Wat Pah Nanachat) that was established by Ajahn Chah for non-Thais. Most of his time has been spent in the jungle or living in the monasteries of various Meditation Masters. Check out the various articles under "Texts" in the website.

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