Ajahn Pasanno talks on Anapanasati

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Ajahn Pasanno talks on Anapanasati

Postby bodom » Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:59 pm

A monk at the local Wat i attend gave me a cd recording containing 14 talks on the Anapanasati sutta by Ajahn Pasanno which i highly recommend listening to.

Venerable Ajahn Pasanno - Biography

Ajahn Pasanno (Reed Perry) was born in La Pas, Manitoba in Canada. He studied History at the University of Winnipeg. After graduating he spent some time traveling in India, and from there went to Thailand.

In 1974 Ajahn Pasanno became a bhikkhu at Wat Pleng Vipassana with Phra Khru Nanasirivatana as preceptor. He developed a genuine interest in monastic life, and during his first year as a monk was taken by his teacher to meet Ajahn Chah, with whom he asked to be allowed to stay and train.

One of the early residents of Wat Pah Nanachat, Venerable Pasanno became its abbot in his seventh year. During his incumbency Wat Pah Nanachat he became a very well known and highly respected Dhamma teacher in Thailand.

In 1997 he moved to where he is currently resident in California, joining Ajahn Amaro in establishing Abhayagiri Monastery

Here are the links to those talks and more.

http://www.dhammaweb.net/dhammadb/autho ... o,%20Ajahn
http://www.what-buddha-taught.net/Passa ... nasati.htm
http://www.abhayagiri.org/index.php/mai ... rchive/C11

“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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