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“There is, monks, an unborn, unbecome, unmade, unconditioned. If, monks, there were no unborn… no escape would be discerned from what is born, become, made, conditioned. But because there is an unborn…, therefore an escape is discerned from what is born, become, made, conditioned.”
~ The Buddha
Ud 8:3

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Books

These are books written by Bhante Gunaratana's and are available commercially either at your local bookseller or through online retailers. Click on a book name for more information. Please consider researching the venues that offer this book through the Internet or your local bookstore. When visiting Bhavana, we will have a few of these books available on our small book stand.

Title Author
Bhavana Vandana: Devotions for Meditation Bhante Gunaratana
Daily chanting book in English and Pali
Preserving the Dhamma: Writings in Honor of the Eightieth Birthday of Bhante Gunaratana The Bhavana Society
Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English Bhante Gunaratana
The Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation Bhante Gunaratana
A brief explaination of deep meditative states
The Path of Serenity and Insight Bhante Gunaratana
An extensive look at the jhanas
Mindfulness in Plain English Bhante Gunaratana
A meditation handbook
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness Bhante Gunaratana
Bhante G's practical guide to The Buddha's teaching
Journey to Mindfulness:  The Autobiography of Bhante G. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana with Jeanne Malmgren
Bhante Gunaratana's life story