Learn from this 2nd volume of ajahn sumedhos anthology, seeds of understanding, which introduces the technique of mindfulness of breathing. The monastery is closed to visitors from march 24, 2020. The title of this book refers to the image of the buddhas teaching, the wheel of truth or dhamma. The book is actually a collection of talks given by ajahn sumedho at a summer school. Ajahn sumedho s most popular book is dancing with life. Dont take your life personally new book by ajahn sumedho. The monastery is closed to visitors until further notice. When ajahn sumedho ajahn is the thai equivalent of the palisanskrit achariya, or master came to the insight meditation society in may of 1981, he conducted an eightday work retreat.
Anyonefrom laypeople looking to deepen their grasp of the buddhas message, to lifetime buddhist monasticswill. Ajahn sumedho is a prominent figure in the thai forest tradition. Ajahn sumedho this book is compiled from talks given mostly in 2001 by ajahn sumedho. This is a worthy compilation of ajahn sumedhos teachings.
Ajahn sumedho volume 1 peace is a simple step peace is a simple step is the first book of ven. Although many of these talks were delivered to monastics, the beauty of the dhamma is that it is available to those who wish to listen. After serving four years in the us navy as a medic, he completed a ba in far. In this small book, youll find details concerning such topics as. As a book, the sound of silence has its origins in a collection, intuitive awareness, which was produced by samanera amaranatho from talks that ajahn sumedho gave in the monastic retreat at amaravati in. Anthology vol 5 the wheel of truth ajahn sumedho added on jul 27th, 2014. Luang por sumedho was born in seattle, washington in 1934. Ajahn sumedhos exemplary life illuminates this timeless transforming wisdom, and the. These are the recordings of the complete collection of all the talks by ajahn chah that have been translated into english and are published in the collected teachings of ajahn chah, 2011.
This book contains a collection of teachings of ajahn sumedho given to people who are familiar with theravada. You hear it as a kind of high frequency sound, a ringing sound thats always there. Short description of book containing the modern practical teachings from. He has since spent over thirty years in england and is the founder of the cittaviveka. In this case, i think of ajahn chah and ajahn sumedho because i associated with them, but i hope you have your own, because the world is a. During the korean war he served for four years from the age of 18 as a united states navy medic. Luang por sumedho at cittaviveka ajahn karuniko supporting the monastery ajahn gavesako on kathina luang por sumedho morning. No view is right view, by ajahn sumedho buddhism now. Title teachings of a buddhist monk ajahn sumedho pdf author ajahn sumedho.
Audio dharma is an archive of dharma talks given by gil fronsdal and various guest speakers at the insight meditation center in redwood city, ca. Dhamma books by ajahn sumedho amaravati buddhist monastery. It was established in by ajahn chah and ajahn sumedho. He is the senior western representative of the thai forest tradition of theravada buddhism. I will be presenting audiovisual material home movies on a regular basis via the cittaviveka website during this pandemic period. The ajahn sumedho project tutorteacher facebook 28. Sumedho explains how we separate meditation from our present experience by placing it in time, rather than being here right now. Ajahn brahms most popular book is who ordered this truckload of dung inspiring stories for w. Ajahn amaro is abbot of the amaravati buddhist monastery in southeast england and author of numerous books and articles on buddhist themes across traditions. Home teachings audio ajahn sumedho audio ajahn sumedho.
Short description of book containing the modern practical teachings from one of the oldest buddhist traditions, this collection of sumedho s wisdom and humor bring readers into the heart of buddhist meditation. Cittavivekaajahn sumedho unknown cittaviveka is a pali term meaning the mind of nonattachment. His teachings are very direct, practical, simple, and down to earth. The four noble truths by ajahn sumedho the four noble truths is composed of extracts from various talks given by ajahn sumedho and is available in book form from. Ajahn sumedho, an american buddhist monk, practised for ten years in thailand with the well known monk, ajahn chah. It was originally a free book called intuitive awareness filled with talks geared towards the monastic community of the early western forest. Download the free ebook intuitive awareness by ajahn sumedho. The bulk of this book comes from intuitive awareness, a free publication book published by amaravati publications amaravati being the monastery where ajahn sumedho lives. Teachings of a buddhist monk by ajahn sumedho pdf book. Ajahn sumedhos series of written teachings focused on the approach to buddhist practice. Born in london in, ajahn sucitto entered monastic life in thailand in he subsequently took bhikkhu ordination there in, but returned to britain.
In his talks and sermons he stresses the quality of immediate intuitive. Being an emotional wreck 46 minutes, by ajahn sumedho on june 28, 2015. Ajahn sumedho was born robert karr jackman in seattle, washington, in 1934. Ajahn sumedho this book contains a collection of teachings of ajahn sumedho given to people who are familiar with theravada buddhism and have some experience of meditation. The mind and the way is a wonderfully accessible and compassionate expression of the buddhas teachings.
Ajahn sumedho urges us to trust in awareness and find out for ourselves what it is to experience genuine liberation from mental anguish and. Ajahn sumedhos most popular book is dancing with life. Books by ajahn brahm author of who ordered this truckload. Ajahn sumedho archives amaravati buddhist monastery.
The sound of silence by ajahn sumedho as you calm down, you can experience the sound of silence in the mind. Ajahn brahm has 42 books on goodreads with 22697 ratings. They convey an intuitive understanding of the buddhas teaching which has arisen from years of practice as a. Suffering should be welcomed suffering has been welcomed 66 minutes, by ajahn sumedho on june 28, 2015 awakened awareness and saying goodbye 29 minutes, by ajahn sumedho on june 28, 2015. This was read by ajahn amaro during the winter of 2012. Ajahn sumedho provides the clearest account of intuitive awareness, spaciousness, and the sound of silence that i have ever read. Ajahn sumedho urges us to trust in awareness and find out for ourselves what it is to experience genuine liberation from mental anguish and suffering.380 782 1036 1310 280 1288 390 334 270 1223 1176 943 1402 1094 1454 976 838 389 717 563 1499 372 267 253 577 1364 214 630 355 788 523 1233 728 1222 844 133 880 297 722 532 901 962