Right View in the Thai Forest Tradition

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Right View in the Thai Forest Tradition

Postby Tom » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:40 am

Are there any dhamma talks/teachings by Thai Forest teachers that have the possibility of helping me become established in Right View? I'd greatly appreciate any responses.
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Re: Right View in the Thai Forest Tradition

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:53 am

Try Thanissaros teachings http://www.dhammatalks.org/
or the forest sanghas teachings http://forestsanghapublications.org/downloadListen.php
there is also the Suttas
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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Re: Right View in the Thai Forest Tradition

Postby polarbuddha101 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:33 am

Thanissaro on right view... http://www.dhammatalks.org/Archive/TheE ... 20View.mp3

http://diydharma.org/challenge-right-vi ... ro-bhikkhu

Ajahn Amaro: I'm right, you're wrong. Attachment to views and the Buddha's path of non contention... http://dharmaseed.org/teacher/4/?page=2
I couldn't find Amaro actually ever talking about right view, it was strange.
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Re: Right View in the Thai Forest Tradition

Postby Aloka » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:09 am

polarbuddha101 wrote:I couldn't find Amaro actually ever talking about right view, it was strange.


I heard he talks about the Eightfold Path in "What is the Middle Way? "

http://www.abhayagiri.org/audio/what_is_the_middle_way
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Re: Right View in the Thai Forest Tradition

Postby gavesako » Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:21 pm

My favourite:

A Dhammatalk by Ajahn Chah
Right View - the Place of Coolness

http://www.ajahnchah.org/book/Right_View_Place.php

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Re: Right View in the Thai Forest Tradition

Postby befriend » Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:32 pm

i dont know what this means, taken from ajahn chahs link

"He just listens and then contemplates, giving rise to the right results accordingly.

A wise man should contemplate and see the cause and effect for himself before he believes what he hears

anybody get this part?
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