Ajahn Mun. Venerable Ācariya Mun Būridatta Thera is one of the most revered forest masters of the 20th century. He is the root guru of both the. Venerable Ajahn Chah was born on June 17, in a small village near the town of Ubon Ratchathani, North-East Thailand. After finishing his basic schooling. One of the most highly revered monks in Thai history, Ajahn Mun Bhuridato revitalised the Thai Forest Tradition by living as closely to the way the hi.

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The new edition of Ajahn Maha Boowa’s text.

Ajahn Mun’s approach met with resistance from the religious establishment. There are several precept levels: Notify me of new posts via email. The ecclesiastical official Ven. According to Thaniyo, concentration on the word ‘Buddho’ would make the mind “calm and bright” by entering into concentration.

When boxers fight do they think about politics? Below is a quote from Ajahn Mun which prevented me from finishing the book.

Say we sit in concentration for a long time until the mind gives rise to the five factors of jhana: Ajahhn anyone outside the Thai Forest Tradition. An example of the strictness of the discipline might ajxhn the rule regarding eating: The land surrounding these monasteries have been described as “forest islands” surrounded by barren clear-cut area.


Ajaan Lee and his students are considered a distinguishable sub-lineage that is sometimes referred to as the ” Chanthaburi Line”. Once we have obtained a good stronghold — i.

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Experience the Andaman Sea. When the morning meal was over, he immediately entered the forest to begin walking meditation in those peaceful surroundings that were so conducive to calm and inner happiness.

Right up until his last breath, Ajahn Mun strove to ease the suffering of other beings, be they human, ghost or animal. His report of having reached a noble attainment was met with very mixed reaction among kun Thai clergy.

These laws would have brought about the effective end of the Forest tradition, at the same time preventing the resurgence of any other forest tradition in the future.

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For the next seven years Ajahn Chah practiced in the style of the austere Forest Tradition, wandering through the countryside in quest of quiet and secluded places for developing meditation.

During this time, the Thai government enacted legislation to group these factions into official monastic fraternities.

In spite of his reclusive nature, he attracted a large following of students willing to put up with the hardships of forest life in order to study with him. Chah, AjahnNot qjahn Sure: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Ajahn Mun BhuridattaVen. According to forest tradition accounts, Ajaan Mun attained the noble level of non-returner Pali: Notify me of new posts by email. Try with a 7—day free trial. Ajaan Lee said that good and evil both exist naturally in the world, and that the skill of the practice is ferreting out good and xjahn, or skillfulness from unskillfulness.


Despite the hardships of malaria, poor shelter and sparse food, disciples gathered around him in increasing numbers.

Venerable Father may be used. Acariya Mun possessed a bold, fearless character. Although no one had told me that he was an Arahant, my ajxhn became firmly convinced of it the moment I saw him.

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This site uses cookies. If on the other hand, they have gone beyond this stage, all those who have Deva bodies in their different realms and levels of ajajn and who live in that region of this world, and elsewhere, will be glad and full of admiration.

To make the mind still and bring it down to its basic resting level bhavanga: