This webpage will be dedicated to Piya Tan's works which include simplified suttas. Other webpages are contributed by other writers.
Piya Tan is a meditation therapist, counsellor, writer and translator. He was a Theravada monk for 20 years and a pioneer in Buddhist counselling.
meditation therapist; 66 years old; was a monk for 20 years
has taught meditation for over 30 years
has taught at the Univ of California @ Berkeley, Defence Science Organization, GMO, SIA, HP, Hitachi, JPMorgan, BP, etc
mentor and meditation instructor to various executives and individuals
referrals from doctors, social workers, etc
now translating and teaching early Indian texts on meditation and psychology.
Ongoing works on simplified versions of the suttas: http://dharmafarer.org/wordpress/simplified-sutta-discovery-ssd
As a full-time Dharma teacher, he runs Buddhist, Sutta and Pali classes like the basic Pali course series, the Sutta Study Group (NUSBS), Dharma courses (the Singapore Buddhist Federation), Sutta Discovery classes(Buddhist Fellowship and elsewhere), and Sutta-based (including meditation) courses (Brahm Education Centre), besides his own full-timePali translation and research project, the Pali House, and doing a comparative study of the Pali Nikayas and the Chinese Agamas.He has written many ground-breaking and educational books on Buddhism (such as Total Buddhist Work) and social surveys (such asBuddhist Currents and Charisma in Buddhism).