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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Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)

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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.

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