Books by Venerable Ledi Sayādaw

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Much gratitude to you Bhante for your meritorious efforts.
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I just uploaded A Manual of Donation and Morality (Dānādi Dīpanī) or literally, "A Manual of Donation and so forth.

I omitted a couple of chapters that were not by the Venerable Ledi Sayādaw, which you can find appended to the LibreOffice (original) version.
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I just uploaded A Manual of the Requisites of Enlightenment (Bodhipakkhiya Dīpanī). This is based on the BPS edition, but I have added back a large section that was abridged, and changed references to the more precise format used by the PTS.

While still a layman staying at Birmingham Vihāra, and when I was still following the U Ba Khin tradition, I read the Manuals of Buddhism frequently, and especially this one.

As usual, please let me know (email is best) if you find any errors or broken links.
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:anjali:

Thank you venerable Pesala for your tireless work.
Vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā — All things decay and disappoint, it is through vigilance that you succeed — Mahāparinibbāna Sutta

Self-taught poverty is a help toward philosophy, for the things which philosophy attempts to teach by reasoning, poverty forces us to practice. — Diogenes of Sinope

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Please Note: My free web-host now imposes a daily sleep time, which I have set to start from 13:00 GMT.

Bookmark the Mirror Site, which is less likely to go offline.
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Mirror Site

The URL of my Mirror Site has changed. It is now at aimwell.org.uk thanks to Petar Kabashki.

I have now started the process of updating the books by the Venerable Ledi Sayādaw.

I have so far updated books 1-5, and added E-reader versions in both epub and mobi formats.
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Is there any english translation of Venerable Ledi Sayādaw's Punnovāda Dīpanī?
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EmptyShadow wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 9:37 pm Is there any English translation of Venerable Ledi Sayādaw's Puññovāda Dīpanī?
Not that I know of.
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I have now updated all of the Venerable Ledi Sayādaw’s book, apart from Manuals of Buddhism.
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Thank you very much, Venerable Sir, for this wealth of Dhamma information.

With Gratitude,
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Added a first edition of A Guide to Good Conduct for Youths (Sukumāra Dīpanī).

I have had these files for over thirty years, but until now had not got around to publishing it. If anyone can tell me more about when the original Burmese edition was published and/or who the translator was, I will update it.

As usual, I am grateful to learn about any typos or translation errors. I have been burning the midnight oil (actually electricity these days) to get this edition ready to read. Take your pick out of HTML, PDF, Epub, or Mobi formats.
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