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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He stayed in Thailand for two years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Ajahn Amaro

The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. In the early s Amaro made several islans trips to northern California. Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search.


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. Its chief priorities are the practice and teaching of Buddhist ethicstogether with traditional concentration and amar meditation techniques, as an effective way of dissolving suffering. He is a second cousin of I. A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus.

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

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

Bedford College, London B. 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, pretty much those standard-issue among sceptical students of xjahn day: Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the tthe American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive.


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.

He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at lsland forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat. Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of aaro practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation. The Long Road North. Views Read Edit View history. Horner —late President of thw Pali Text Society. 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. He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong:

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