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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Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — Islland made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: It changed his life. He is a second cousin of I. The latter announced on 8 February that he would be leaving Abhayagiri and returning to England, having accepted a request from Ajahn Sumedho to succeed him as abbot at Amaravati. He stayed in Thailand for two years.

Ajahn Amaro: Nibanna – The Island (Part 1)

The Long Road North. Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society. 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, amado much those standard-issue among sceptical students of the day: With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland.


Views Read Edit View history. Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive.

Retrieved from ” https: Having become a lay renunciatefour months later he became a novice and in he received upasampada from Ajahn Chah and took profession as a Theravadin bhikkhu. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat.

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.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined isand spiritual search. The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat.


The Island: An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana

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. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus.

Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in amaor area.

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