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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In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California. He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat. Bedford College, London B.

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Care for what became Abhayagiri was amzro in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation. It changed his life. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive.


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Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society. 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.

Views Read Edit View history. With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. He is a second cousin of I. 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.

Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” idland search.

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. A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus. He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Islnad Nanachat. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Apart from a certain interest in the theories of Rudolf Steiner —to which he had been islznd 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: He stayed in Thailand for two years.


Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — The Long Road North. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat 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. Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area.