Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

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Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby retrofuturist » 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?

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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 retrofuturist » 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.

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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 retrofuturist » Tue May 12, 2009 6:23 am

Thanks bhante.

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby retrofuturist » 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:

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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 retrofuturist » 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

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Re: Who was Phra Acariya Thoon Khippapanno?

Postby retrofuturist » 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. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...


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