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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: 187

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: 300

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: 605

"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: 1243

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: 502

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: 502

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: 122
Views: 39093

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: 2913

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: 23
Views: 3230

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: 23
Views: 3230

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: 23
Views: 3230

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
by gavesako
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah
Replies: 23
Views: 3230

Re: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah

New biography of Ajahn Chah written by Ajahn Jayasaro. 800+ pages
by gavesako
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Watching defilements come and go
Replies: 13
Views: 969

Re: Watching defilements come and go

For instance in the Majjhima Nikāya (I.280) it is said that an arahant is so called because all sinful evil things are remote (āraka) from him. The Vimanavatthu Atthakatha (105-6) defines the term in the following words: "An arahant is so called because he is remote (ārake) from sinful things;" http...
by gavesako
Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Watching defilements come and go
Replies: 13
Views: 969

Watching defilements come and go

Watching defilements come and go Ajahn Chah: The Buddha said that the Enlightened Ones were far from defilements. This doesn't mean that they ran away from defilements. They did not. Defilements were there. He compared it to a lotus leaf in a pond of water. The leaf and the water exist together. Th...
by gavesako
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah
Replies: 23
Views: 3230

Stillness Flowing - new biography of Ajahn Chah

Ajahn Jayasaro doing a book reading of Ajahn Chah’s new official biography in English, to be published next year to commemorate his 100th birth anniversary: