Venerable Father: A Life with Ajahn Chah

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Venerable Father: A Life with Ajahn Chah

Postby Thanavuddho » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:55 am

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A good book for anybody wanting to ordain.

Venerable Father: A Life with Ajahn Chah

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Re: Venerable Father: A Life with Ajahn Chah

Postby gavesako » Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:55 am

Very realistic description of what it was like to live with Ajahn Chah in the early days, not idealized in any way.

More recollections by ex-Varapanyo:

http://fsnewsletter.amaravati.org/html/13/living.htm
Bhikkhu Gavesako
Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)

ajahnchah.org - Teachings of Ajahn Chah in many languages
Dhammatube - Videos on Buddhist practice
Ancient Buddhist Texts - Translations and history of Pali texts


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