Tag Archives: Thai Buddhism

The Beehive Buddha

A sto­ry by Khun Paisahn San­chai about the ‘Bee­hive Bud­dha’ – the Phra Jao Nang Gone in Hang Dong, Chi­ang Mai. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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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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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 12

An account by Sathien­pong Wanapok of the impor­tance of alm­sround in Bud­dhism and a con­tem­po­rary sto­ry about com­pe­ti­tion for alms­food in Thai­land. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 11

A descrip­tion by Sathien­pong Wanapok of var­i­ous duties that Bud­dhist monks are oblig­ed to uphold, and the var­i­ous ill­ness­es that Bud­dhist novices were prone to suc­cumb to. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Dhamma Is Our True Mother – Part 3

The third and final sec­tion of Ven­er­a­ble Ajahn Panyanan­da’s talk giv­en on Moth­er’s Day 1990. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Dhamma Is Our True Mother – Part 2

Part two of Ajahn Panyanan­da’s Dham­ma talk giv­en on Moth­er’s Day in which he talks about his ear­ly child­hood in the south of Thai­land and the love that Phra Chao Taksin felt for his moth­er. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Dhamma is Our True Mother – Part 1

A Dham­ma talk giv­en by Ajahn Panyanan­da on Moth­er’s Day, 1990. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 9

An account of the Bud­dhist monks at Wat Bahn Huay in Thai­land prepar­ing for the Vas­sa – the annu­al Rains Retreat. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Life in the Saffron Forest: Chapter 8

An account of the for­mal Pali stud­ies in Thai monas­ter­ies Con­tin­ue read­ing

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