Dhamma books
Parent topic: Teaching Dhamma
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Abhayagiri Monastic Retreat 2013, Session 5Ajahn Pasanno – Nov. 27, 2013

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4. “I saw one of your new publications 'Don't Hold Back.' Why did you choose this title? The chapter on chanting answered many questions I had.” [Dhamma books] [Ajahn Pasanno] [Chanting]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 14Ajahn Pasanno – Jan. 25, 2014

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5. “Was the biography compiled from what Luang Ta wrote or stories from his students?” [Ajahn Mahā Boowa] [History/Thai Buddhism] [Dhamma books]

Story: Ajahn Mahā Boowa types Dhamma books and writes letters to practitioners. [Technology] [Dhamma books] [Teaching Dhamma]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 49Ajahn Pasanno – Mar. 13, 2014

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5. “Do you know Venerable Nirodha who translated this book?” [Ajahn Teean] [Dhamma books] [Translation] [Ajahn Pasanno]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 50Ajahn Pasanno – Mar. 14, 2014

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8. “Are there any of Luang Por Tongrat's teachings available?” [Ajahn Tongrat] [Dhamma books] // [Ajahn Chah] [Ajahn Jayasaro]


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9. “Has the Ajahn Utane biography been translated into English?” [Ajahn Tongrat] [Translation] [Ajahn Utane] [Dhamma books]

Note: Ajahn Mudito translated Ajahn Utane's biography of Ajahn Tongrat into Portuguese in 2019. A machine translation from Portuguese to English is available on the internet.


Thai Forest Tradition, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 14, 2014

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11. “What language was 'The Ballad of the Liberation from the Khandas' written in?” [Dhamma books] [Ajahn Mun] [Language] [Thai Forest Tradition] // [Thai]


Chanting, Session 3Ajahn Ñāṇiko and Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 2, 2018

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4. “Are there books or online resources for the study of Pāli?” Answered by Ajahn Ñāṇiko. [Pāli] [Dhamma books] [Dhamma online]

Reference: A New Course in Reading Pāli by James W. Gair and W. S. Karunatillake (pdf) [Learning]

Note: Bhikkhu Bodhi's Reading the Buddha's Discourses in Pāli was published in 2020.


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5. Comment: There are a couple books that have some parittas in English. [Translation] [Dhamma books] [Chanting] [Protective chants]

Reference: The Book of Protection by Piyadasi Thera

Response by Ajahn Ñāṇiko: Suggestion to read the Suttanipāta commentaries available in Bhikkhu Bodhi's translation of this text. [Sutta] [Commentaries] [Bhikkhu Bodhi]


Abhayagiri Kaṭhina 2021, Session 2Ajahn Pasanno – Nov. 5, 2021

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1. Comment: I listen to the talks and read the books, and everything is so logical and rational, but I'm still stuck in habitual patterns of living. [Hearing the true Dhamma] [Dhamma books] [Everyday life] [Habits]

Response by Ajahn Pasanno. [Association with people of integrity] [Community] [Monasteries] [Lunar observance days] [Online community] [Chanting] [Spiritual friendship] [Impermanence] [Monastic life/Motivation] [Generosity]

Quote: “When you're living with a group of people, not everybody is depressed and lazy and fed up at the same time.” [Unwholesome Roots]

Sutta: SN 55.5 Sāriputta [Factors for stream entry]


Q&A at Sudhana CenterAjahn Pasanno – Jul. 12, 2023

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3. “Is there a plan to publish the letters [that Ajahn Pasanno wrote home during his travels]?” [Ajahn Pasanno] [Dhamma books]