The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings of Nibbana [Ajahn Pasanno, Ajahn Amaro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ajahn Amaro (born ) is a Theravāda Buddhist monk and teacher, and abbot of the (, Patriya Tansuhaj); The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s. The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana. by Ajahn Amaro and Ajahn Pasanno. Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No.

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Amaravati Buddhist Monastery

He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat. The land was allocated to establish a forest usland.

This page was last edited on 2 Octoberosland Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive. He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

He stayed in Thailand for two years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Ajahn Amaro – Wikipedia

isoand Retrieved from ” https: With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. Bedford College, London B. Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society.

In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California. The latter announced on 8 February that he would be leaving Abhayagiri and returning to England, having accepted a request from Ajahn Ajabn to succeed him as abbot at Amaravati.

It changed his life. The centre, in practice as much for ordinary people as for monastics, is inspired by the Thai forest tradition and the teachings of the late Ajahn Chah. Having become a lay renunciate ialand, four months later he became a novice and in he received upasampada from Ajahn Chah and took profession as a Theravadin bhikkhu.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Its chief priorities are the practice and teaching of Buddhist ethicstogether with traditional concentration and insight meditation techniques, as an effective way of dissolving suffering.

Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation.


Ajahn Amaro: Nibanna – The Island (Part 1)

Views Read Edit View history. He is a second cousin of I. Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaHte and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search.

Apart from a certain interest in the theories of Rudolf Steiner —to which he had been introduced by Trevor RavenscroftAmaro’s principal enthusiasms on leaving university were, by his own admission, pretty much those standard-issue among sceptical students of the day: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus. The Long Road North. Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area.