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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The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana

Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat It changed his life. The centre, in practice as much for ordinary people as for monastics, is inspired by the Thai forest tradition and jaahn teachings of the late Ajahn Chah.

Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area. Bedford College, London B. Views Read Edit View history.


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He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat. The Long Road North.

Ajahn Amaro: Nibanna – The Island (Part 1)

Apart from a certain interest in the theories of Rudolf Steiner tthe which he had been introduced by Trevor RavenscroftAmaro’s principal enthusiasms on leaving university were, by his own admission, pretty much those standard-issue among sceptical students of the day: The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat.

He stayed in Thailand for two years. Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society. Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search. Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation.

Ajahn Amaro – Wikipedia

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. Retrieved from ” https: 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. He is a second cousin of I. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Its chief priorities are the practice and teaching of Buddhist ethicstogether with traditional concentration and insight meditation techniques, as an effective way islannd dissolving suffering. Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive. A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus.

In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California. With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland.

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