Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

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Myotai
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Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Post by Myotai » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:23 pm

I recently read the biography of Dipa Ma, really enjoyed it.

Can anyone recommened any books that are similar stories about other Theravadin Buddhists?

I find them really inspiring.

Thanks,

:anjali:

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Post by tiltbillings » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:48 pm

>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Post by Myotai » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:52 pm

tiltbillings wrote:Let me recommend this about Dipa Ma's teacher: LIVING THIS LIFE FULLY: Stories and Teachings of Munindra by Mirka Knaster

Thanks Tilt... :smile:

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Post by dagon » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:01 pm

Some links that you may wish to look at:

Ajahn Mun
http://www.luangta.com/English/site/book8_biomun.html
Ajahn Chah
http://forestsangha.org/biography-of-ajahn-chah/
Than Acharn Maha Bua
http://www.luangta.eu/site/about.php

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:04 pm

The Quiet Mind, by John Coleman.

Living Buddhist Masters, by Jack Kornfield

Healing Through Insight Meditation, about Daw Hla Myint.
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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Post by DNS » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:41 pm

Bhante G:

http://bhavanasociety.org/resource/jour ... _bhante_g/

I agree, it is nice to read the autobiographies of these great monks and nuns, lay people.

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Post by Myotai » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:43 pm

Thanks everyone.... :anjali:

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