Monthly Archives: September 2011

The high­er you climb, the less trav­ellers you find. Oh moun­taineer, can you endure lone­li­ness? Sayā­daw U Joti­ka

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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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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 3

An account of Bud­dhist monks play­ing pranks on one anoth­er and hold­ing a seance. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Insights on Illness

A blog entry describ­ing the Bud­dhist teach­ings on sick­ness. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 2

A blog on the ori­gin of sur­names in North­east Thai­land & the sto­ry of the old, cun­ning monk and the tur­tle. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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