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Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah
But this doesnt diminish the value. Ajahn Chah was born in in a village located in the north-eastern part of Thailand.
These talks are short rarely more than a couple of pagesdirect, and very inspiring. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. It always allows me to le go of taking myself too seriously.
Mahasi Sayadaw of Stil. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. Take your time reading this book. I would have to say that this book is not meant to be read in one sitting, it is more enjoyable if you read one journal entry every few days.
Still… Like a clear forest pool – Ajahn Chah – Essence of Buddhism
Ajahn Chah explains everything in simple, everyday language which is what I really like. I was inspired by the emphasis on practice. You are commenting using your Facebook account. It’s easily read and contains some really good advise without preaching too much.
No me and no you, no self at all—just what there is. Achaan Chah spent many years walking and meditating in the forest monastery of Wat Ba Pong, engaging in the uncomplicated and disciplined Buddhist practice called dhudanga.
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Jan 06, Frank rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 28, Benjamin Barnes rated it really liked it. Thank-you Achan Chah, your words are a steady reference for a wandering mind. A Still Forest Pool: May piol, Kanwarpal Singh rated it really liked it. October 23, Imprint: You are just sitting there quiet and still, beside the pool — observing all this.
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A book that will live on my nightstand for a long time. Ajahn Chah later became an accomplished meditation teacher in his own right, sharing his realization of the Dhamma with those who sought it. Nugget 2 There are good things in just about every book like this. Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. This is a fantastic book, written by a simple man with no pretences and great spiritual understanding of both the human condition and the path of Buddhist practice. This is a beautiful book.
Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English. Jul 29, Johnny Broccoli rated it it was amazing Shelves: Paperbackpages. Awakening of the Heart. Yet your mind itself does not come and go with them — it just is naturally there, still, observing, letting things flow in and letting them flow out of themselves. The review must be at least 50 characters long. The simplicity of the monk’s words resonated with me everytime I read one of his entries.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. The focus, however, is monastic, and it takes some imagination to translate the lessons to lay life. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Showing of s reviews.
On leaving we were all presented with this book as a gift.