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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Apart from a certain ammaro 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: It changed his life.

Its chief priorities are the amado and teaching of Buddhist ethicstogether with traditional concentration and insight meditation techniques, as an effective way of dissolving suffering. 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.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area.

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This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus. He is a second cousin of I. The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat.

Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation. Having completed his honours degree in psychology thf physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search.

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. Horner —late President of the Pali Text Society.

Ajahn Amaro

Having become a lay renunciatefour months later he became a novice and in he received upasampada islannd Ajahn Chah and took profession as a Theravadin bhikkhu. In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California. Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement ammaro the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive. With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. Retrieved from ” https: The Long Road North.


Views Read Edit View history. He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat. Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bedford College, London B.

He stayed in Thailand for two years. Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong:

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