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Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree: The Buddha's Teaching on Voidness (1995) Ajarn Buddhadasa shows how voidness (sunyata) is the heart of every Buddhist teaching and that all paths lead to voidness, if they are truly Buddhist. The simple fact that "nothing is worth clinging to as 'me' or 'mine'" is the most excellent guide to Buddhist practice. Go to pulishers website.
Also available in German and Italian.
Korean translation is in the works.
Mindfulness with Breathing: a Manual for Serious Beginners (1996) The system of meditation actually practiced by and most often taught by the Buddha is explained in sufficient detail for intelligent practice but doesn't get bogged down in technical intricacies. Compiled from a series of talks given to Western meditators during a retreat at Suan Mokkh International. Go to publishers website.
Also available in German, Italian, and Korean.
Other languages in the works.
Compiled from retreat talks exploring the practical understanding of dependent co-arising (paticcasamuppada), this new translation is in its final stages. Ajahn Buddhadasa's interpretation of paticcasamuppada cuts through a millennium of muddle to present this core of Buddha-Dhamma in a way that we can understand and practice today (rather than waiting for things to sort out in a future life).
This will be the most developed and extensive presentation of this teaching available in English. Sixteen chapters will be interspersed with important passages from the Pali suttas.
Also to be published by Wisdom. Likely out Spring 2017. (With apologies to those who have been waiting for many years.)
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The Buddhadasa Indapanyo Archives in Bangkok is now compiling a growing list of eBooks in English and audio too.
BIA will be the primary repository for such resources going forward.
Anapanasati-Bhavana (PDF: 1.23 mb)
Ajahn Buddhadasa's "teachers' manual" on Anapanasati. An extensive scholarly discussion and compilation of classic teachings on the Buddha's own meditation practice. Unfortunately, this edition is incomplete.
Handbook for Mankind (PDF: 355 k)
A beloved book in Thailand. Excellent introduction to practical Buddhism.
The Natural Cure for Spiritual Disease (PDF: 155 k)
Ajahn Buddhadasa's first series of international retreat talks.
Dhamma for Agriculturists (Thai & English in PDF: 374k)
Certain works by the Venerable Ajahn Buddhadasa are available through Liberation Park. In North America (only), please send a check to cover costs & postage -- a few dollars per book is OK; larger amounts count as donations -- along with letter giving your address and the books you want or pay by Paypal and email us (contact details here).
tr. Roderick Bucknell, rev. 1988, 85pp.
tr. Roderick Bucknell, 1984, 237 pp (large type).
tr. tr. Santikaro Bhikkhu , 1989, 25 pp.
original tr. Bhikkhu Punno (revised by Santikaro Bhikkhu 1993), 45 pp.
tr. Mongkol Dejnakarintra, 1990, 59 pp.
tr. Santikaro Bhikkhu, 1990, 56 pp (small format).
notebook with miscellaneous notes (tr. Poonsiri Phanumphai & Santikaro), 213 pp.
Suan Mokkh and the Dhammadana Foundation no longer publish or disseminate foreign language books. The Buddhadasa Indapanyo Archives in Bangkok is now responsible for foreign language publishing and distribution, including eBooks and audio. Santikaro is actively involved in this work as "senior editor."
Buddhadasa Indapanyo Archives
tr. Steve Schmidt, rev. 1992, 114 pp.
tr. Santikaro Bhikkhu & Roderick Bucknell; 1989, 157 pp.
tr. Roderick Bucknell
tr. Mongkol Dejnakarintra, et al.; 1990, 66 pp., $4.
tr. Dr. Mongkol Dejnakarintra, et al.; 1990, 100 pp.
ed. DK Swearer; 1993, 142 pp.
Availability of books varies. They also have audio tapes & eventually CDs.
original tr. Bhikkhu Punno (revised by Santikaro Bhikkhu 1993).
tr. Santikaro Bhikkhu, 1989.
series of small pamphlets
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Me and Mine (out of print)
ed. DK Swearer; 1989, SUNY Press, Albany, NY 12246, USA.
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