The Ancient Buddhist Texts website contains an extensive collection, in many formats and consistent structure, of critical Buddhist documents. It is very important that no distortion or dilution of these ancient teachings occurs. Monks, scholars, and devout Buddhists must strive to maintain the purity of these original lessons.
As we spend time in the presence of Buddhist monks, it is helpful if we understand their purpose and the rules they have accepted to guide their life activities. Bhikkhus’ Rules – A Guide for Laypeople provides an extensive introduction to this topic.
A very good program of both detailed talks on the Dhamma, mindfulness, and lessons on meditation and practice have been assembled on the Audio Dhamma website. Especially useful is the Recommended Talks page with both online and downloadable talks by a group of very good speakers.
Reading or hearing the Suttas of the Buddha with right effort and attention are critical to understanding. The Sutta Readings site offers a broad catalog of suttas that reinforce the foundation of Therevada Buddhism. Listen over the internet or download for convenient study any time. These read suttas all link back to companion written versions on the Access to Insight website.
A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist Terms This glossary covers many of the Pali words and technical terms that you may come across in the books and articles available on the Access To Insight website and other websites and publications with Buddhist content.
The Island : An Anthology of the Buddha's Teachings on Nibbāna. This book is available from Wat Abhayagiri. Compiled and refined over many years by Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Amaro, it offers detailed and logical coverage of the Buddha's Nibbāna teachings. It is available in pdf format, which can be downloaded from the site, or as a print copy which may be requested from the same web page.
Intuitive Awareness is an excellent compilation from a series of talks by Ajahn Sumedho, focusing on the need to develop our awareness beyond those moments spent sitting in meditation and expanding our capacity and ability for intuitive awareness throughout every waking moment, "accepting what arises in experience as “the way it is” - no matter what we are doing.