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by Kiranraj.bodhi
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 22
Views: 3054

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

I am still yet to ordain , but visited few Monasteries in last year or so, i am considering Mahabodhi Monastery Bangalore simply because it's easier without all the visa hassles and the Covid19 situation and by this i may be able to go to Thailand to train under Ajahn Suchart from time to time in th...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Request for help to Ordain under Ajahn Suchart Abhijato (Wat Yan) or Ajahn Brahm
Replies: 22
Views: 3054

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

@confusedlayman Below is a couple of mails from them, which suggests that you need to pass through the scriptural section (maybe of 5 years) and pass all papers before you can get to practice Meditation in the practice section of monastery another way which Ajahn suggested is to ordain elsewhere and...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Are any well-known monasteries open for someone wanting to ordain?
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: Are any well-known monasteries open for someone wanting to ordain?

Yes there are many factors but choose the one which is close to your heart 5) Here is one more Monastery http://buddha-vihara-hubli.blogspot.com/?m=1 The above Monastery is in Hubli, Karnataka, India and the Bhante Buddhapriya is known to be a Sotapanna (i have heard from a Vipassana Teacher) 6) Ano...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Are any well-known monasteries open for someone wanting to ordain?
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: Are any well-known monasteries open for someone wanting to ordain?

Some good places i have heard or been are as below 1) Mahabodhi Monastery Bangalore : There is a new second Monastery especially dedicated to Meditation but don't think you can Meditate alone as Meditation courses conducted by different Monks in a calender year happens it's called Mahabodhi Dhammadh...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Are any well-known monasteries open for someone wanting to ordain?
Replies: 7
Views: 161

Re: Are any well-known monasteries open for someone wanting to ordain?

Guess it's the current situation of Covid19...maybe as a precaution they are in lockdown and also the fact that many Forest monasteries usually take a longer time to respond than the urban ones It's good to know that there are still some people in the world who want to ordain even in the current sit...
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: 22
Views: 3054

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: 22
Views: 3054

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: 22
Views: 3054

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: 22
Views: 3054

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: 22
Views: 3054

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: 1906

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: 4061

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: 1627

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: 3417

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: 3820

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...