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by Chanh Dao
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Does anyone know of foreigner monks in Thailand?
Replies: 5
Views: 1147

Re: Does anyone know of foreigner monks in Thailand?

Woot woot, great idea thanks you
by Chanh Dao
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Does anyone know of foreigner monks in Thailand?
Replies: 5
Views: 1147

Does anyone know of foreigner monks in Thailand?

Hoping to speak to a few possibly through Facebook or through some other means
by Chanh Dao
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: I am a day and a half away from ordination in Thailand :)
Replies: 20
Views: 2759

Re: I am a day and a half away from ordination in Thailand :)

Just a quick update. I've come down with a serious fever and am in hospital for a few days.

Litterally from ordination to serious illness and than in hospital.
Ouch
by Chanh Dao
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: I am a day and a half away from ordination in Thailand :)
Replies: 20
Views: 2759

Re: I am a day and a half away from ordination in Thailand :)

Abbot has connections at Thai consulate or whatever it's called. For visa.

I'm getting ordained by a district Abbot who is in charge of a very large area in Thailand
by Chanh Dao
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: I am a day and a half away from ordination in Thailand :)
Replies: 20
Views: 2759

I am a day and a half away from ordination in Thailand :)

Very excited about it. I'm 25 and from America. Living in a small monastery where not many monks speak any English!

Questions, advice, encouragement would all be appreciated!
:) 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
by Chanh Dao
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Looking for advice in becoming a monk in Thailand
Replies: 8
Views: 1709

Re: Looking for advice in becoming a monk in Thailand

Thank you very much for the reply Paul
by Chanh Dao
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Looking for advice in becoming a monk in Thailand
Replies: 8
Views: 1709

Re: Looking for advice in becoming a monk in Thailand

As far as goals. Purify my mind, help others, live simply and be happy. Thank you for linking information. Responding to Paul I personally have met and spent time with both Mahayana monks and theravada monks. I think monastic life at it's core shares deep similarities regardless of the tradition. I ...
by Chanh Dao
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Looking for advice in becoming a monk in Thailand
Replies: 8
Views: 1709

Looking for advice in becoming a monk in Thailand

Would be ideal if there was someone I could talk to one on one about it.

Can find more information about my practice history in the introduction I posted on the forum.
by Chanh Dao
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from East coast USA
Replies: 3
Views: 1029

Hello from East coast USA

Hi there I've been a Buddhist for about 4 years now. I joined the group because I'm very interested in becoming a monk in Thailand and while asking for advice about it I was linked to this website. Would love to meet fellow practioners. My practice history consists of living at a residential Zen cen...