I just recently figured that some venerable ones (for example Phra Athikan Kevali at Wat Pah Nanachat) are not or not exclusively called Ajahns, but Athikans. What does that mean? Is it Pali for abbot? I thought there is no such term in pali language.
Thank your for anyone willing and able to clarify this
Get the wanting out of waiting
What does womanhood matter at all, when the mind is concentrated well, when knowledge flows on steadily as one sees correctly into Dhamma. One to whom it might occur, ‘I am a woman’ or ‘I am a man’ or ‘I’m anything at all’ is fit for Mara to address. – SN 5.2
If they take what's yours, tell yourself that you're making it a gift.
Otherwise there will be no end to the animosity. - Ajahn Fuang Jotiko