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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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat. Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive. Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaKsland and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since 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. 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.


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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.

Retrieved from iskand https: With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. Bedford College, London B. Views Read Edit View history.

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

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 made amzro entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: It changed his life. In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California. Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

He is a second cousin of I. Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area. He stayed in Thailand for two years.


He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Apart from a certain interest in the theories of Rudolf Steiner ajan 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: Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the thhe of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation.

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