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by Kiranraj.bodhi
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 14
Views: 1351

Re: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm

@Holylotus Let me share the couple of emails I received to the questions I asked best would be to email [html]assistant.ajahnsuchart@gmail.com[/html] for any info about Wat Yan! Hi, The scriptural section is the study conducted in Thai language and there are many examination paper to pass which all ...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 14
Views: 1351

Re: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm

Finall a breakthrough..I am so excited to share this! Venerable Ajahn Suchart answers that there is difficulty in Ordaining there but if we need to Ordain at Wat Yan we need to ordain first at the scriptural section and then we can come through and practice with Ajahn Suchart. https://www.youtube.co...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 14
Views: 1351

Re: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm

@ James What is wrong in trying to Ordain under Famous and Charismatic monks? I understand what you are saying if you are referring to these monasteries being busy and filled with people (if you are referring to Ajahn Brahm) But what about Ajahn Suchart i dont think they have many there? First I nee...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 14
Views: 1351

Re: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm

@holylotus Thank you :) @tamdrin Thank you for the support :) Currently I am looking another wonderful teacher Bhante Vimalaramsi (dhammasukha.org) but I guess visa to USA from India is not so friendly for long term as I may have to keep flying out after every 3 months stay. Lots of Metta to all , M...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Sat Sep 28, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 14
Views: 1351

Re: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm

@Holylotus Thank you for the suggestion, however yes I have considered them but I don't feel the connect with the Teachers both with Ajahn Kevali or Ajahn Martin @James Yes guess Srilanka has more rules now, guess after the Terrorist attacks they have included a "Police Clearance Certificate" requir...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Guidance in where to ordain
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: Guidance in where to ordain

Please check

https://www.dhammasukha.org

Regards

Lots of Metta :)
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How can a person just by meditating HELP all Beings?
Replies: 20
Views: 3064

Re: How can a person just by meditating HELP all Beings?

This is Beautiful to find my question posted 9 years ago..unfortunately i lost that Kiranraj...Anicca :)
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Kanni meditation?
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Re: Kanni meditation?

Wow! Dhamma has its ways I attended a retreat by the same author Venerable Sumangala Sayadaw in Bangalore few months ago I was looking for this book and found it here so thank you :namaste: He spoke about his experiences in his meditation like when you see light in Meditation how to focus more and g...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: MN 68: a good case study on how easy and ordinary first jhana is
Replies: 24
Views: 1531

Re: MN 68: a good case study on how easy and ordinary first jhana is

We are said to be in the 1st Jhana only when there are these 5 factors the five jhanic factors are: 1. Initial application (vitakka) 2. Sustained application (vicara) 3. Joy (píti) 4. Happiness (sukha) 5. One-pointedness (ekaggata) As we proceed into second there is only 4 factors since its already ...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Has anyone practiced Contemplation of Virtue? (Silanussati)
Replies: 15
Views: 1745

Re: Has anyone practiced Contemplation of Virtue? (Silanussati)

Let me share my experience After years of practicing Meditation An Insight arose while Meditating ...That I need to make "peace" with my Kamma Kamma not just of this life but of many lives but mainly i was reflecting on the "Kamma" done in this Life! But I made peace with those by knowing myself tha...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Sensual desire as a Layman
Replies: 24
Views: 2673

Re: Sensual desire as a Layman

It is definetly a gradual practice We can keep practicing and we keep walking on the path no matter how many times we fall we get up and push forward Moderation is the ""Key" Then if you are unmarried you could start by joining Meditation courses where you will have to observe total abstinence Anoth...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: A long-term residential retreat in any warm climate?
Replies: 25
Views: 2169

Re: A long-term residential retreat in any warm climate?

This is for a long term residential retreat, however you will be allowed or accepted only if you have done a few Goenka Vipassana courses from dhamma.org I do not know if you have but this is definetly a warm and hot place and I have been there myself, but yes unfortunately its in Goenkaji Tradition...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Looking for residential practice centers in the US reccomendations
Replies: 4
Views: 695

Re: Looking for residential practice centers in the US reccomendations

You can check with the below center

https://www.dhammasukha.org/

Its located near St louis , Missouri

Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center
8218 County Road 204 Annapolis, MO 63620

Hope it helps! :namaste: Metta :)
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 14
Views: 1351

Re: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan)

The other Option is to Ordain under Ajahn Brahm but it seems like there is a long waiting list already and Australian citizens are given priority So I reall dont know, Hope Dhamma leads me to either Ajahn Suchart Or Ajahn Brahm or the last resort would be either ordain in "Na Uyana" and practice on ...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 14
Views: 1351

Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm

Dear Dhamma Friends, My name is Kiranraj, 33 years old male from Bangalore,India. I have already quit my job and been Meditating and serving in Meditation centers for the past one year or so and even ordained Temporary about 3 times now in Mahabodhi Monastery Bangalore , even though its a good place...