A discussion on all aspects of Theravāda Buddhism
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This guy wanted to live in a forest monastery for 2 weeks. It didn't go as planned. Listen to his story starting at
By the way, his father is a billionaire.
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That's interesting. Who is is father?
The furniture may be exquisite,
And the bars of solid gold,
But once the bird realizes that the cage is a cage,
It finds within that cage
- Ajahn Jayasaro
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This is Ajahn Siripanno, who I believe is based at Abhayagiri although travels a lot. His father is a very rich Malaysian businessman, perhaps one of the richest in that country-- oil/gas, entertainment, etc. Ajahn is an excellent teacher and monk!
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Although his parentage is not a secret, Malaysians try to avoid discussing it in public because of security concerns. I believe he is currently the abbot of a very remote monastery in Kanchanaburi.