Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

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Myotai
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Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Postby Myotai » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:23 pm

I recently read the biography of Dipa Ma, really enjoyed it.

Can anyone recommened any books that are similar stories about other Theravadin Buddhists?

I find them really inspiring.

Thanks,

:anjali:

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:48 pm

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This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Postby Myotai » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:52 pm

tiltbillings wrote:Let me recommend this about Dipa Ma's teacher: LIVING THIS LIFE FULLY: Stories and Teachings of Munindra by Mirka Knaster



Thanks Tilt... :smile:

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:04 pm

The Quiet Mind, by John Coleman.

Living Buddhist Masters, by Jack Kornfield

Healing Through Insight Meditation, about Daw Hla Myint.
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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:41 pm

Bhante G:

http://bhavanasociety.org/resource/jour ... _bhante_g/

I agree, it is nice to read the autobiographies of these great monks and nuns, lay people.

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Re: Tales of Theravadin Buddhists

Postby Myotai » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:43 pm

Thanks everyone.... :anjali:


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