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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Retrieved from ” https: 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. He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat.

A Buddhist Perspective on the Ajzhn of Jesus. Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area.

The Island: Teachings on Nibbana – Forest Sangha

He stayed in Thailand for two years. He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: With isladn blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.


Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat. Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation. It changed his life.

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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Views Read Edit View history. Its chief priorities are the practice and teaching of Buddhist ethicstogether with traditional concentration and insight meditation techniques, as an effective way of dissolving suffering. 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. Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search.


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

Apart from a certain interest in the theories of Rudolf Steiner —to 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 Long Road North. Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society. Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact ajabn the encouragement of the senior American amxro Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive.

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In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California. Bedford College, London B.