The monastery is closed to visitors from march 24, 2020. He served as a medic for the us navy until returning to the university to ccomplete a ba in far eastern studies in 1959. Aug 14, 2016 home ajahn sumedho dhamma the way it is, by ajahn sumedho. Ajahn sumedho was born robert jackamn in seattle, washington in 1934. Luang por sumedho was born in seattle, washington in 1934. The videos are recorded and published by dhammatube, and highly recommended. This book contains a collection of teachings of ajahn sumedho given to people who are familiar with theravada buddhism and. In this series of videos, ajahn jayasaro speaks about the life of ajahn chah. Posts about buddhist publishing written by buddhism now ajahn sumedho urges us to trust in awareness and find out for ourselves what it is to experience genuine liberation product details see more. He urges us to jive with things as they are, directly, simply and mindfully. After serving four years in the us navy as a medic, he completed a ba in far. He talks at length about this technique in one of his books titled the way it is. He returned to england and joined ajahn sumedho at the newly established chithurst monastery.
Ajahn sumedho archives amaravati buddhist monastery. The way out of suffering is now, in being able to see things as they are. Nirvana now nirvana, says ajahn sumedho, is not some faroff goal that can only be attained through years of effort. Teachings of a buddhist monk by ajahn sumedho pdf book download. Oct 21, 2011 meditation a way of awakening by ajahn sucitto is a compilation of guidelines on meditation that are in accordance with the teachings of the buddha from some 2,500 years ago. Ajahn sumedho gives a dhamma talk on various aspects of buddhism, and points to what the real message of the buddhas teaching is. Buddha, by ajahn sumedho by buddhism now on 7 august 20 3 buddha as the years go by, this particular word has become increasingly meaningful and precious to me. His teachings are very direct, practical, simple, and down to earth. He maintains this to be the buddhas way of pointing to the experience of ultimate reality that is the goal of many religions. Most of the chapters are edited from talks given during retreats for lay people for ajahn sumedho s monastic. The following chapters are edited from longer talks ajahn sumedho has given to meditators as a practical approach to the wisdom of buddhism. Name of writer, number pages in ebook and size are given in our post.
Then suffering isnt dependent on the world being good or bad, but on how willing we are to use wisdom in this present moment. Meditation a way of awakening by ajahn sucitto download. During the monastic retreats ajahn sumedho frequently. The following teaching is taken from the first two talks given by venerable ajahn sumedho to the monastic community of amaravati. Aug 07, 20 home ajahn sumedho buddha, by ajahn sumedho. Ajahn sucitto offers a reflection for luang por pasannos going away and birthday celebration. Tajski termin ajahn nie jest imieniem, lecz tytulem oznaczajacym nauczyciela. Ajahn sumedho is a prominent figure in the thai forest tradition. Ajahn jayasaro is an english disciple of ajahn chah, and the writer of ajahn chahs biography in thai language. With warmth and a wonderful sense of humor, ajahn sumedho draws what would life be like if each one of us chose compassion over anger, lovingkindness over hatred. A small booklet of edited talks given by ajahn sumedho on the. Ajahn sumedho here and now technology of the happy blissful heart duration. The way it is by ajahn sumedho mindfulness exercises.
With warmth and a wonderful sense of humor, ajahn sumedho draws on the experiences of ordinary life to convey buddhist insights that for 2,500 years have. He teaches the freedom of having no preferences, and he has amply demonstrated the wisdom of this way of life over and over again in. Buddhist reflections on life and turned to the chapter entitled kamma and rebirth. So one day while still in shock and denial i picked up a book written by the venerable ajahn sumedho the mind and the way.
The timeless quality of these teachings is such that they encourage us to look into states of discontent and stress in order to understand and remove the causes. Dhamma the way it is, by ajahn sumedho buddhism now. Dhamma the way it is 1 of 2 by ajahn sumedho youtube. Dhamma talk recorded on 4 may 2019 at kong meng san phor kark see monastery in singapore. Aug 07, 2017 at the birthday celebration for ajahn sumedho and ajahn pasanno, ajahn sumedho reflects on key aspects of the four noble truths, and the first three fetters. He was a disciple of venerable ajahn chah of wat nong pah pong monastery, thailand. Get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube music sports gaming movies tv shows news live. Mar 26, 2017 so dont use this silence as a way of annihilating or getting rid of what is arising in experience but as a way of resolving and liberating your mind from the obsessive thoughts and negative attitudes that can endlessly plague conscious experience. In many of these talks ajahn sumedho expounds on the uniquely buddhist expression of notself anatta.
Luang por ajahn sumedho is the most senior representative of the thai forest tradition of theravada buddhism in the west. Ajahn sumedho has brought to his practice and his teachings. Jednak rownie czesto jest on nazywany przez studentow czulym. Video biography of ajahn chah the teachings of ajahn chah. Ajahn sumedho, the anthology, the sound of silence, volume 4. Ajahn sumedho s most popular book is dancing with life. Through relinquishment and relaxed attention which sees the way it is, there is contentment. The way it is ajahn sumedho added on apr 27th, 2018. Jun 28, 2015 being an emotional wreck 46 minutes, by ajahn sumedho on june 28, 2015 dont take it personally 61 minutes, by ajahn sumedho on june 28, 2015 suffering should be welcomed suffering has been welcomed 66 minutes, by ajahn sumedho on june 28, 2015. Lovingkindness metta to oneself and others is one of the major teachings of buddhism. In the way it is, ajahn sumedho shows in plain talk how to access ones awareness and to deal with the realities of ones life. Due to the uk lockdown being put in force, the monastery is having to close to visitors until further notice. Ajahn sumedho end of the storm dharma talk youtube.
This wisdom is otherwise known as dhamma, or the way things are. It is a state of being you can realize at any moment once you let go of grasping. Dhamma the way it is, by ajahn sumedho by buddhism now on 14 august 2016 1 ajahn sumedho points to the real message of the buddhas teaching. Ajahn sumedho 1 of 5 dhamma talk at amaravati 2006 by sampajanna. The talk was given on 17 january 2010 at uttama bodhi vihara in. Books by ajahn sumedho author of dont take your life. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Dhamma the way it is 2 of 2 by ajahn sumedho by sampajanna. The sound of silence has been a meditation object that ajahn sumedho used extensively since arriving in britain in the late 1970s. It s an oxymoron in a way we sometimes can give attention as kind of a willful forced experience, and that can be quite counterproductive to meditation. Relaxed attention to freedom, interview with ajahn sumedho. Ajahn sumedho born robert kan jackman, july 27, 1934, seattle is the senior western representative of the thai forest tradition of theravada buddhism.
Jul 01, 2015 she was not diabetic, had no family history of pancreatic cancer, and was a devout, practicing buddhist. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Dont take your life personally new book by ajahn sumedho. In my 21 years of zen meditation, ive never read a book by a zen teacher as lucid as this one by sumedho. Navy as a medical officer and served in the korean war. Download teachings of a buddhist monk by ajahn sumedho pdf book download pdf ebook. The ajahn sumedho project tutorteacher facebook 27 photos.
Dhamma the way it is 2 of 2 by ajahn sumedho youtube. Get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube music sports. This volume is a reprint of the sound of silence, published by wisdom publications in 2007 and offered by them to amaravati publications for free distribution. In his talks and sermons he stresses the quality of immediate intuitive awareness and the integration of this kind of awareness into daily life. Ajahn sumedho robert jackman was born in seattle, washington in 1934. After ordaining at the age of 30, ajahn sumedho was to be the first. The buddhist society of western australia is serving to the world in. The mind and the way ebook by ajahn sumedho rakuten kobo. Oct 14, 2011 ajahn sumedho gives a dhamma talk on various aspects of buddhism, and points to what the real message of the buddhas teaching is. Soon afterwards he returned to england and joined ajahn sumedho at the newly. He was raised as anglican and from 1951 to 1953 studied chinese and history at the university of washington.
Well, what im pointing to is to put yourself in a state where you feel at ease, but attentive. The mind and the way demonstrates a radically simple approach to life, one in which we are able to awaken to our true loving nature and delight in the mystery and wonder of the world. Oct 22, 2010 dont take your life personally new book by ajahn sumedho posted on october 22, 2010 by undumbara 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, just as the buddha himself did two and a half thousand years ago. Ajahn sumedho urodzony w ameryce, jest uznana postacia w tajskiej lesnej tradycji oraz buddyzmu therawada na zachodzie.
He talks about lifestyle as a buddhist monk, the mindful state of being open and receptive. Ajahn sumedho helped found a number of branch monasteries over the. Check here and also read some short description about teachings of a buddhist monk by ajahn sumedho pdf book download. The way it is by ajahn sumedho and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. His most consistent advice can be paraphrased as to see things the way that they. Ajahn sumedho said that he was directly influenced by edward salim michaels book, the way of inner vigilance republished in 2010 with the new title, the law of attention, nada yoga and the way of inner vigilance and for which ajahn sumedho wrote a preface.686 1361 161 1659 756 133 481 1077 133 1267 1267 261 587 799 474 707 1445 626 1027 314 1179 201 453 832 824 1413 1305 9 1169 773 1098