Convention and Liberation: A Dhamma talk by Ajahn Chah

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Convention and Liberation: A Dhamma talk by Ajahn Chah

Postby bodom » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:08 pm

I read this talk yesterday and spent the day reflecting on it. Venerable Ajahn Chah shows us how to live in this modern world while being above it. Highly recommended short read. Enjoy!

Convention and Liberation

A Dhammatalk by Ajahn Chah

http://www.ajahnchah.org/book/Conventio ... ation1.php

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Convention and Liberation: A Dhamma talk by Ajahn Chah

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:21 pm

Thank-you
I always love reading Ajahn Chahs talks I wish I could of listened to him directly at times as I would like a dialogue with him
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Convention and Liberation: A Dhamma talk by Ajahn Chah

Postby bodom » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:23 pm

Manapa wrote:Thank-you
I always love reading Ajahn Chahs talks I wish I could of listened to him directly at times as I would like a dialogue with him


Ajahn Chah :bow: :bow: :bow:

:namaste:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19


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