Tag Archives: Tudong

Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 14

Sathienpong Wanapok’s description of the Buddhist monk who kept ascetic practices but thought he was superior to others. Continue reading

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LIfe in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 13

A description by Sathienpong Wanapok of his life as a novice monk in Thailand, and the practice of chanting and keeping ascetic observances. Continue reading

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Tudong – a Journey into the Unknown

A description of the Buddhist ascetic practice of ‘tudong’ and its development into a tradition of pilgrimage. Continue reading

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