The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings of Nibbana [Ajahn Pasanno, Ajahn Amaro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ajahn Amaro (born ) is a Theravāda Buddhist monk and teacher, and abbot of the (, Patriya Tansuhaj); The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s. The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana. by Ajahn Amaro and Ajahn Pasanno. Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No.
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Having become a lay renunciatefour months later he became a novice and in he received upasampada from Ajahn Chah and took profession as a Theravadin bhikkhu. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips islabd northern California. Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive.
Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area. Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society.
The Long Road North. Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. The centre, in practice as much for ordinary people as for monastics, is inspired by the Thai forest tradition and the teachings of the late Ajahn Chah.
A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus. He stayed in Thailand for two years.
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Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The latter announced on 8 February that he would be leaving Abhayagiri and returning to England, having accepted a request from Ajahn Sumedho to succeed him as abbot at Amaravati. Having completed his honours qjahn in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search.
He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat.
Its chief priorities are the practice and teaching of Amari ethicstogether with traditional concentration and insight meditation techniques, as an effective way of dissolving suffering. Apart from a certain interest in the theories of Rudolf Steiner —to which he had been introduced by Trevor RavenscroftAmaro’s principal enthusiasms on islandd university were, by his own admission, pretty much those standard-issue among sceptical students of the day: It changed his life.
Views Read Edit View history. He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: Bedford College, London B.