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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The Long Road North.

In the early s Amaro made several teaching trips to northern California. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Amaravati Buddhist Monastery

Many who attended his meditation retreats became enthusiastic about the possibility of establishing a permanent monastic community in the area. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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 the day: Bedford College, London B.


The land was allocated to establish a forest retreat. Co-Abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery — Views Read Edit View history.

Horner —late Wjahn of the Pali Text Society. Care for what became Abhayagiri was placed in the hands of a group of lay practitioners, the Sanghapala Foundation. The latter announced on 8 February that he would islnad leaving Abhayagiri and returning to England, having accepted a request from Ajahn Sumedho to succeed him as abbot at Amaravati.

Ajahn Chah’s charismatic impact and the encouragement of the senior American monk Ajahn Pabhakaro were decisive. A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus.

Ajahn Amaro: Nibanna – The Island (Part 1)

Its chief priorities are the practice and teaching of Buddhist ethicstogether with traditional concentration and insight meditation techniques, as an effective way of dissolving suffering. Abbot of Amaravati Buddhist Monastery since He is a second cousin of I. It changed his life.

Having completed his honours degree in psychology and physiologyin he went to MalaysiaIndonesia and Thailand on an undefined “open-ended” spiritual search. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat He made the entire mile journey on foot, chronicled in his volume Tudong: He stayed in Thailand for two years.


He somehow found himself in northeast Thailand, at the forest monastery of Wat Pah Nanachat.

Ajahn Amaro

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

Having become a,aro lay renunciatefour months later he became a novice and in he received upasampada from Ajahn Chah and took profession as a Theravadin bhikkhu. With the blessing of his abbotin he moved to Harnham Vihara in Northumberland. Retrieved from ” https: