Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

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Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby Paul Davy » Tue May 12, 2009 5:42 am

Greetings,

Although I've not heard of this bhikkhu before, his writings make for interesting reading.

http://www.knowbuddhism.info/search/lab ... hippapanno

Does anyone know anything about him?

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
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Re: Who is Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby cooran » Tue May 12, 2009 5:59 am

Hello Retro,


He died in November 2008:
http://sati-metta.blogspot.com/2008/12/ ... rable.html

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Re: Who is Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby Paul Davy » Tue May 12, 2009 6:14 am

Greetings Chris,

Thanks... I managed to glean from that link that he was a teacher in the Thai Forest tradition.

Metta,
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What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Who is Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby gavesako » Tue May 12, 2009 6:21 am

Many of his talks are available (only Thai) as videos here:

http://www.youtube.com/user/watsanfran

He emphasises the use of panya and investigation more than samadhi, which sets him apart from the other Dhammayut Ajahns.
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Re: Who is Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby Paul Davy » Tue May 12, 2009 6:23 am

Thanks bhante.

Metta,
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What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby Paul Davy » Wed May 13, 2009 9:06 am

Greetings,

Cool... I was just flicking through my pile of unread Dhamma Books and realised that one that I bought 2nd hand for $2 is actually by Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno.

:twothumbsup:

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby cooran » Wed May 13, 2009 9:29 am

Hello Retro,

What's the book named? And have you had a quick look yet?

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby Paul Davy » Wed May 13, 2009 9:42 am

Greetings Chris,

It seems to be online here...

Beyond The Stream Of The World
http://www.dharmaweb.org/index.php/Beyo ... hippapanno

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby Paul Davy » Thu May 21, 2009 11:09 pm

Greetings,

It was quite a good read and definitely in line with venerable Gavesako's assessment of his teaching style.

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby Anandapanyo » Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:54 pm

Paul Davy wrote:Greetings,

Although I've not heard of this bhikkhu before, his writings make for interesting reading.

http://www.knowbuddhism.info/search/lab ... hippapanno" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Does anyone know anything about him?

Metta,
Retro. :)


I know I am late to the party, but my family and I studied Dhamma practice with Acariya Thoon since 1999 and have been faithful followers of him ever since. I attended his cremation ceremony along with 500,000 other people and we all witnessed his remains become relics. It was a miraculous event. I was so affected by his passing that I ordained five months later on his birthday (May 20) and have been a monk ever since. I have since traveled the world teaching Acariya Thoon's wisdom based contemplation style and have learned a lot myself in my journey. My sister and I have also translated many of his books and are working on translating more.

I would be happy to answer any questions about Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo if anyone has any.
The knot that is attachment was tied by us using Wrong Views. Therefore, the know must be untied by us in the opposite fashion to how we tied it, but using: Right View.

A lesson I learned from my Venerable Master Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo


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