The book The Vision of Dhamma has just been reprinted. In this collection of Wheel titles, the bhikkhu-scholar Nyanaponika Thera explains some of the core issues in the teachings of the Buddha in lucid and accessible language.
The distinguished German scholar-monk Nyanaponika Thera explains some of the core issues in the teachings of the Buddha in lucid and accessible language. His The Vision of Dhamma, an intuitive grasp into the real nature of existence, is a modern "Guide for the Perplexed". Nyanponika incorporates a deep and rich knowledge of the recorded teachings of the Buddha with his native understanding of issues of importance to the modern Western mind in an exploration of topics such as Kamma (Karma), Nibbana (Nirvana), Devotion in Buddhism, and the Way to Freedom from Suffering.http://www.pariyatti.org/Bookstore/prod ... cfm?PC=547
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.
- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo
With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.
- Ud 3.5