Culture/Natural environment
Parent topic: Cultural context
31 excerpts, 2:39:31 total duration

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Remembering Ajahn Chah Weekend, Session 16 – Apr. 28, 2001

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5. Story: “Sumedho, Wat Pah Pong, is it suffering?” Told by Ajahn Sumedho. [Wat Pah Pong] [Suffering] [Ajahn Chah] [Ajahn Sumedho] // [Lunar observance days] [Work] [Monastic crafts] [Aversion] [Cleanliness]

Quote: “To want something that’s not present, something you don’t have, is suffering.” [Craving] [Cause of Suffering] [Culture/Natural environment] [Saṅgha] [Mutual lay/Saṅgha support] [Culture/West]

Remembering Ajahn Chah Weekend, Session 33 – Apr. 29, 2001

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9. Quote: “You’re strong. Now you need to make your heart as strong as your body.” — Ajahn Chah. Quoted by Joseph Kappel. [Ajahn Chah] [Heart/mind] // [Joseph Kappel] [Humility] [Family] [Culture/Natural environment]

On Pilgrimage and Tudong, Session 4 – Apr. 25, 2015

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7. Recollection: Ajahn Chah laments that the forests in Thailand are being destroyed so quickly that there’s not much place for monks to wander any more. Recounted by Ajahn Pasanno. [Ajahn Chah] [History/Thai Buddhism] [Environment] [Culture/Natural environment] [Tudong] // [Culture/Thailand] [Ajahn Dtun]

Quote: “Nowadays it’s hard to tudong because you taludong (go through the forest).” — Ajahn Chah [Culture/Natural environment] [Thai]