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Path, Fruit and Nibbāna by Kheminda Thera

Postby nyanasuci » Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:45 pm

Ven. Kheminda Thera was an active Buddhist missionary and author. During Word War II he and Ven. Soma Thera stayed at the Island Hermitage, and later in Vajirārāma, Colombo. He was the ‘Colombo Thera’ mentioned in Clearing the Path who received Ven. Ñāṇavīra’s letter regarding his illnesses and sottapati. Despite suffering from a painful illness Ven. Kheminda was afflicted since 1963 he participated in missions to India and Germany and continued with writing and translating. His work was Path, Fruit and Nibbāna, which is published here. (Image © Forest Hermitage, Kandy.)

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For the PDF of the book click here: http://pathpress.wordpress.com/2010/08/ ... d-nibbana/
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Re: Path, Fruit and Nibbāna by Kheminda Thera

Postby dhamma_spoon » Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:38 pm

nyanasuci wrote:Ven. Kheminda Thera was an active Buddhist missionary and author. During Word War II he and Ven. Soma Thera stayed at the Island Hermitage, and later in Vajirārāma, Colombo. He was the ‘Colombo Thera’ mentioned in Clearing the Path who received Ven. Ñāṇavīra’s letter regarding his illnesses and sottapati. Despite suffering from a painful illness Ven. Kheminda was afflicted since 1963 he participated in missions to India and Germany and continued with writing and translating. His work was Path, Fruit and Nibbāna, which is published here. (Image © Forest Hermitage, Kandy.)

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For the PDF of the book click here: http://pathpress.wordpress.com/2010/08/ ... d-nibbana/


Dear Bhikkhu Nyanasuci -

Why are you recommending his book? What kind of readers will it best benefit?

Thanks.
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