Samita ASBL


Tilorien Chanting Book

The Tilorien Chanting Book is available for download in Epub and PDF formats:

Tilorien Chanting Book in PDF

Tilorien Chanting Book in Epub

“A Flower Called Metta”

Ajahn Maha Chatchai

“All You Need Is Kindfulness”

Ajahn Brahm

Download this book with Ajahn Brahm’s quotes and inspiring photos for free (also available in German & French):

All You Need Is Kindfulness

“The Basic Method of Meditation (in German and English)”

Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm’s book “The Basic Method of Meditation”, as well as it’s German translation is available for free at Samita ASBL. There is also an audio-book of the German translation available. Click on the images below to download a copy.

To order a copy of the German version of the book, please contact us. (CD temporarily out of stock)

“Dependent Origination, Dependent Liberation (in German and English)”

Ajahn Brahmali

Other free-distribution books you can order with us are Ajahn Brahmali’s Dependent Origination/Dependent Liberation in English and the German translation. Click on the images to download.

To order, please contact us.

“Why Samatha and Vipassana are inseparable (in German and English)”

Ajahn Brahmali

The text is also available in German for download in PDF format or as a booklet. Please contact us to order.



Various Books by Bhante Sujato

Bhante Sujato’s writings are available at or or at his blog:

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The Authenticity of The Early Buddhist Texts: Bhante Sujato and Ajahn Brahmali have released this book, in which they have gathered the research done on the topic of the authenticity of the early Buddhist texts. This work presents an overview of all current research in this field for the first time. You can download the book on

Also available in German and French.

“Don’t Worry, be Grumpy (in German)”

Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm’s book German translation of the book “Don’t worry, be grumpy” (Der Elefant, der das Glück vergaß), published by Lotos Verlag was on the 4th place in the German bestseller list! You can get the book at Random House or a kindle edition at Amazon. Ajahn Brahm

Books by Bhante Anālayo

Analayo Bhikkhu
Bhikkhu Analāyo’s book “The Legality of Bhikkhunī Ordination” is available for download in English and in English, Sinhala, Thai & Burmese.
The Cullavagga on Bhikkhunī Ordination (English, Sinhala, Thai & Burmese)
On the Bhikkhunī Ordination Controversy (English, Sinhala, Thai & Burmese)

A Comparative Study of the Majjhima-nikāya, volume 1
A Comparative Study of the Majjhima-nikāya, volume 2

From Craving to Liberation – Excursions into the Thought-world of the Pāli Discourses (1)
German translation: Vom Verlangen zur Befreiung – Exkursionen in die Gedankenwelt der Pāli Lehrreden
Italian translation: Dalla brama alla liberazione – Escursioni nel mondo di pensiero del buddhismo antico

From Grasping to Emptiness – Excursions into the Thought-world of the Pāli Discourses (2)
Italian translation: Dall’ attacamento al vuoto – Escursioni nel pensiero del buddhismo antico

The Dawn of Abhidharma

The Foundation History of the Nuns’ Order

The Genesis of the Bodhisattva Ideal

Satipaṭṭhāna, the Direct Path to Realization
German translatoin: Der Direkte Weg der Achtsamkeit, Satipaṭṭhāna

Other writings by Bhikkhu Analayo are listed on his publications page: