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by gavesako
Mon May 06, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: The Monks of White Salmon
Replies: 1
Views: 229

The Monks of White Salmon

The Monks of White Salmon

https://projects.columbian.com/2019/05/ ... te-salmon/

Nice article with photographs about Pacific Hermitage in White Salmon, USA
by gavesako
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Tantric Theravada?
Replies: 125
Views: 42949

Re: Tantric Theravada?

Petra Kieffer-Pülz, "Extra canonical Parittas: The Jinapañjara The Jinapañjara, one of the extra canonical paritta texts of the Theravāda tradition, is transmitted in slightly deviating recensions in Thailand, Burma and Sri Lanka. In the present contribution I edit the text according to all three r...
by gavesako
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What determines how long we live?
Replies: 9
Views: 286

Re: What determines how long we live?

We live until we "time out"...

:broke:

IN TIME - Running out of merit

https://sites.google.com/site/gavesako/ ... t-of-merit
by gavesako
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah
Replies: 24
Views: 3937

Re: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah

Ajahn Viradhammo talking at Wat Pa Pong about his memories of living in Ajahn Chah's monastery and the team spirit among the monks there, also about the Buddhist culture and the lay people who supported their commitment to practise hard:

by gavesako
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Can I offer leftover food to a monk?
Replies: 6
Views: 538

Re: Can I offer leftover food to a monk?

Stored-up Food : A Discussion of Pācittiya 38 , by Khematto Bhikkhu. (revised & expanded October 4, 2017) This essay, which includes the relevant Pāli along with its English translation, addresses the issue of whether the Vinaya allows monks to eat food reoffered on a subsequent day. -- The author ...
by gavesako
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Quick question about Ajahn Chah's teachings
Replies: 6
Views: 466

Re: Quick question about Ajahn Chah's teachings

There are also two books translated by Paul Breiter and published by Shambhala which, for copyright reasons, could not be included in the collected teachings book. They are called "Being Dharma" and "Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away". https://www.shambhala.com/being-dharma-218.html https://w...
by gavesako
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: "Behind the Open Door | Buddhist monk documentary"
Replies: 3
Views: 865

"Behind the Open Door | Buddhist monk documentary"

"Behind the Open Door | Buddhist monk documentary"



Documentary about Wat Pah Cittaviveka, Chithurst Buddhist Monastery in England
by gavesako
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Ecology monks in Thailand
Replies: 20
Views: 1940

Re: Ecology monks in Thailand

Towards Interfaith Alliance for Rainforest

Phra Paisal Visalo
Nobel Peace Center, Oslo
19 June 2017

http://www.visalo.org/englishArticles/6006iriOslo.html
by gavesako
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: True Little Monks at Wat Pah Nanachat
Replies: 3
Views: 719

Re: True Little Monks at Wat Pah Nanachat

Rare documentary of Wat Pah Nanachat (2018)
by gavesako
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: True Little Monks at Wat Pah Nanachat
Replies: 3
Views: 719

True Little Monks at Wat Pah Nanachat

Little novice monks face their fear at the cemetery of Wat Pa Nanachat https://youtu.be/XY9h13Jab78 TRUE LITTLE MONK : The Wisdom Training Programme for Novices.” The first International Dhamma Reality Documentary that inspires a world of compassion & kindness. Following the livelihood of these 12 k...
by gavesako
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Tantric Theravada?
Replies: 125
Views: 42949

Re: Tantric Theravada?

The northern Shan (Thai Yai) monk Kruba Boonchum has recently become more famous following his accurate prediction that 13 boys trapped in a cave will soon be found alive and well. He performed a ceremony to "open the cave" and is widely respected in northern Thailand and Burma. He also has connecti...
by gavesako
Fri May 04, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Ordination in the Mahamevnawa in Sri Lanka
Replies: 21
Views: 3741

Re: Ordination in the Mahamevnawa in Sri Lanka

Actually Ven. K. Gnanananda, the head of the Mahamevnawa group, once handed us a copy of his book in English and -- a little embarrassed -- he crossed out the word "Thero" behind his name. The reason is that he is a Pali scholar and his aim is to return to the original Buddha's teachings as preserv...
by gavesako
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah
Replies: 24
Views: 3937

Re: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah

The ceremony marking 100 years of Ajahn Chah will be on the 16th January 2018 in Wat Nong Pah Pong, Ubon Rajathani, Thailand.
by gavesako
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah
Replies: 24
Views: 3937

Re: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah

Enshrining Ajahn Chah's tooth and hair relics at the top of the stone pillar marking his place of birth: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=ms.c.eJxVVUEOXUEIulGjooL3v1gzTZrP2xJFVMbJqGwhklkjVv7J~%3B8ioTx31Q3oOCsliLkad~_0MwCSotBktQ4wiHFM8Q9fG8Fu7Ag2V1JXnXjmgUaZo3KtU9FgNQUZ61pDKserNOWd6pKpUfHg2UA0...
by gavesako
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah
Replies: 24
Views: 3937

Re: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah

It is being printed to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Ajahn Chah in early 2018 and will be gradually distributed to all the branch monasteries overseas where people can get a free copy. Also a PDF and audio book will be available. Keep an eye on www.forestangha.org