Ajahn Pasanno talks on Anapanasati

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Ajahn Pasanno talks on Anapanasati

Post by bodom » Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:59 pm

A monk at the local Wat i attend gave me a cd recording containing 14 talks on the Anapanasati sutta by Ajahn Pasanno which i highly recommend listening to.

Venerable Ajahn Pasanno - Biography

Ajahn Pasanno (Reed Perry) was born in La Pas, Manitoba in Canada. He studied History at the University of Winnipeg. After graduating he spent some time traveling in India, and from there went to Thailand.

In 1974 Ajahn Pasanno became a bhikkhu at Wat Pleng Vipassana with Phra Khru Nanasirivatana as preceptor. He developed a genuine interest in monastic life, and during his first year as a monk was taken by his teacher to meet Ajahn Chah, with whom he asked to be allowed to stay and train.

One of the early residents of Wat Pah Nanachat, Venerable Pasanno became its abbot in his seventh year. During his incumbency Wat Pah Nanachat he became a very well known and highly respected Dhamma teacher in Thailand.

In 1997 he moved to where he is currently resident in California, joining Ajahn Amaro in establishing Abhayagiri Monastery

Here are the links to those talks and more.

http://www.dhammaweb.net/dhammadb/autho ... o,%20Ajahn" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://mirror1.birken.ca/dhamma_talks/indiv/Pas/01/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.what-buddha-taught.net/Passa ... nasati.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.abhayagiri.org/index.php/mai ... rchive/C11" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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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