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by Kiranraj.bodhi
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Looking for nice Metta Bhavana meditation (audio).
Replies: 15
Views: 11735

Re: Looking for nice Metta Bhavana meditation (audio).

Yes but still don't think Metta alone can take us to Nibbana

May take us to Jhanas

But for Liberation guess the only way is "Satipatthana" as Buddha put it "Ekayano Maggo" for purification of Beings
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Where should I ordain between India and Thailand?
Replies: 21
Views: 2183

Re: Where should I ordain between India and Thailand?

If you want to learn Pali

Mahabodhi Monastic Institute ,India

Mahabodhi Monastery Bangalore,India : established by the great Scholar Monk Acarya Buddharakhitta who was part of Sixth Buddhist council in Myanmar or affectionately called Bada Bhanteji here in 1956.

https://mahabodhi.info
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Looking for nice Metta Bhavana meditation (audio).
Replies: 15
Views: 11735

Re: Looking for nice Metta Bhavana meditation (audio).

I attended a retreat by Bhante Vimalaramsi He teaches Metta with Vipassana it's a fantastic combination of Samatha and Vipassana Yoked together https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bnZYN6x3spw So in brief the technique is as below 1) Sit in relaxed posture, You remember the happy moment in your life (like ...
by Kiranraj.bodhi
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Ordination as a Theravada monk in india
Replies: 28
Views: 19721

Re: Ordination as a Theravada monk in india

Some good places i have heard or been are as below to Ordain as a Theravada Monk in India & Nepal 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 calen...
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: 24
Views: 16172

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: 24
Views: 16172

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: 7129

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: 7129

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: 7129

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: 24
Views: 16172

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: 24
Views: 16172

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: 24
Views: 16172

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...