Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

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Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by retrofuturist » Tue May 12, 2009 5:42 am

Greetings,

Although I've not heard of this bhikkhu before, his writings make for interesting reading.

http://www.knowbuddhism.info/search/lab ... hippapanno" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Does anyone know anything about him?

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Re: Who is Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by cooran » Tue May 12, 2009 5:59 am

Hello Retro,


He died in November 2008:
http://sati-metta.blogspot.com/2008/12/ ... rable.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Who is Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by retrofuturist » Tue May 12, 2009 6:14 am

Greetings Chris,

Thanks... I managed to glean from that link that he was a teacher in the Thai Forest tradition.

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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Who is Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by gavesako » Tue May 12, 2009 6:21 am

Many of his talks are available (only Thai) as videos here:

http://www.youtube.com/user/watsanfran" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

He emphasises the use of panya and investigation more than samadhi, which sets him apart from the other Dhammayut Ajahns.
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Post by retrofuturist » Tue May 12, 2009 6:23 am

Thanks bhante.

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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by retrofuturist » Wed May 13, 2009 9:06 am

Greetings,

Cool... I was just flicking through my pile of unread Dhamma Books and realised that one that I bought 2nd hand for $2 is actually by Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno.

:twothumbsup:

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by cooran » Wed May 13, 2009 9:29 am

Hello Retro,

What's the book named? And have you had a quick look yet?

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by retrofuturist » Wed May 13, 2009 9:42 am

Greetings Chris,

It seems to be online here...

Beyond The Stream Of The World
http://www.dharmaweb.org/index.php/Beyo ... hippapanno" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by retrofuturist » Thu May 21, 2009 11:09 pm

Greetings,

It was quite a good read and definitely in line with venerable Gavesako's assessment of his teaching style.

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by Anandapanyo » Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:54 pm

Paul Davy wrote:Greetings,

Although I've not heard of this bhikkhu before, his writings make for interesting reading.

http://www.knowbuddhism.info/search/lab ... hippapanno" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Does anyone know anything about him?

Metta,
Retro. :)
I know I am late to the party, but my family and I studied Dhamma practice with Acariya Thoon since 1999 and have been faithful followers of him ever since. I attended his cremation ceremony along with 500,000 other people and we all witnessed his remains become relics. It was a miraculous event. I was so affected by his passing that I ordained five months later on his birthday (May 20) and have been a monk ever since. I have since traveled the world teaching Acariya Thoon's wisdom based contemplation style and have learned a lot myself in my journey. My sister and I have also translated many of his books and are working on translating more.

I would be happy to answer any questions about Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo if anyone has any.
The knot that is attachment was tied by us using Wrong Views. Therefore, the know must be untied by us in the opposite fashion to how we tied it, but using: Right View.

A lesson I learned from my Venerable Master Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by bodom » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:24 pm

retrofuturist wrote:
Wed May 13, 2009 9:42 am
Greetings Chris,

It seems to be online here...

Beyond The Stream Of The World
http://www.dharmaweb.org/index.php/Beyo ... hippapanno" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Metta,
Retro. :)
Hey Retro,

I was wondering where you were able to find this book? I am trying to find a physical copy to buy but can only find one on Amazon for $56 !!

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

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With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


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Post by retrofuturist » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:30 pm

Greetings,
bodom wrote:
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:24 pm
I was wondering where you were able to find this book? I am trying to find a physical copy to buy but can only find one on Amazon for $56 !!
I can't remember now to be honest! I'll try to remember to dig out my archival box of Dhamma books next time I'm at home and see if I can work it out.

Metta,
Paul. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by bodom » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:34 pm

retrofuturist wrote:
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:30 pm
Greetings,
bodom wrote:
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:24 pm
I was wondering where you were able to find this book? I am trying to find a physical copy to buy but can only find one on Amazon for $56 !!
I can't remember now to be honest! I'll try to remember to dig out my archival box of Dhamma books next time I'm at home and see if I can work it out.

Metta,
Paul. :)
Thanks man appreciate it. I recently came across another one of his books in my collection that I had forgotten about and as you said he defintely makes for some interesting reading. Trying to track down this copy now.

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Post by retrofuturist » Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:37 pm

Greetings Anandapanyo,
Anandapanyo wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:54 pm
I know I am late to the party, but my family and I studied Dhamma practice with Acariya Thoon since 1999 and have been faithful followers of him ever since. I attended his cremation ceremony along with 500,000 other people and we all witnessed his remains become relics. It was a miraculous event. I was so affected by his passing that I ordained five months later on his birthday (May 20) and have been a monk ever since. I have since traveled the world teaching Acariya Thoon's wisdom based contemplation style and have learned a lot myself in my journey. My sister and I have also translated many of his books and are working on translating more.

I would be happy to answer any questions about Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo if anyone has any.
... and I realise I'm late to respond, but you mention having translated many of his books. Are these available online anywhere?

Metta,
Paul. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by binocular » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:05 am

I was curious, so I looked up the books:
http://traderoption.org/book/1227962637 ... apanyo.pdf (requires registration, free)

http://www.dhammatalks.net/ (scroll down)

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by Saengnapha » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:32 pm

Anandapanyo wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:54 pm
Paul Davy wrote:Greetings,

Although I've not heard of this bhikkhu before, his writings make for interesting reading.

http://www.knowbuddhism.info/search/lab ... hippapanno" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Does anyone know anything about him?

Metta,
Retro. :)
I know I am late to the party, but my family and I studied Dhamma practice with Acariya Thoon since 1999 and have been faithful followers of him ever since. I attended his cremation ceremony along with 500,000 other people and we all witnessed his remains become relics. It was a miraculous event. I was so affected by his passing that I ordained five months later on his birthday (May 20) and have been a monk ever since. I have since traveled the world teaching Acariya Thoon's wisdom based contemplation style and have learned a lot myself in my journey. My sister and I have also translated many of his books and are working on translating more.

I would be happy to answer any questions about Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo if anyone has any.
Where are you located now?

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by ryanM » Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:45 pm

Saengnapha wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:32 pm
Where are you located now?
http://watsanfran.org/

Here you go.

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by binocular » Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:55 pm

ryanM wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:45 pm
http://watsanfran.org/
Can anyone click the "Engage your mind during our daily sermons and weekly dhamma talk discussions. Check out our books and media resources available online." section?

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by bodom » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:18 pm

binocular wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:55 pm
ryanM wrote:
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:45 pm
http://watsanfran.org/
Can anyone click the "Engage your mind during our daily sermons and weekly dhamma talk discussions. Check out our books and media resources available online." section?
It wouldnt open for me either.

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Post by retrofuturist » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:20 pm

Greetings Bodom,
retrofuturist wrote:
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:30 pm
Greetings,
bodom wrote:
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:24 pm
I was wondering where you were able to find this book? I am trying to find a physical copy to buy but can only find one on Amazon for $56 !!
I can't remember now to be honest! I'll try to remember to dig out my archival box of Dhamma books next time I'm at home and see if I can work it out.

Metta,
Paul. :)
Apologies, I forgot to do this last night. My eldest son has a sprained foot, and it threw things slightly out of whack.

Do you have an electronic copy, or no copy at all?

Metta,
Paul. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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