Health care
Parent topic: Community
Subtopic: Pandemic
31 excerpts, 2:28:21 total duration

All excerpts (32) Questions about (13) Answers involving (8) Stories (9) Quotes (2) Readings (1) References (1)

Metta Retreat, Session 5Ajahn Pasanno – Sep. 13, 2008

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2. “Would you explain the duties adult children have towards ageing parents and the duties of parents towards their children as taught by the Buddha?” [Family] [Ageing] [Children] // [Health care] [Culture/Asia]

Sutta: AN 2.33: The greatest gifts to one's parents. [Virtue] [Generosity] [Right View]


New Year, New Life, Session 2Ajahn Pasanno – Dec. 16, 2013

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2. “You said in the chanting, 'I am the heir to my kamma.' Gam in Thai is what we cultivate in body, speech and mind. In the Thai concept, we also have jao gam nai ren. Can Ajahn help me sort this out?” [Kamma] [Culture/Thailand] [Nature of the cosmos] // [Suffering] [Health care] [Birth]

Reference: Amaravati Chanting Book, p. 55: Five Recollections

Follow-up: “My mother is dying at age 88. She had a plane accident 20 years ago and has been completely immobile....In Thai we say, jao gam nai ren must have been chasing after her.” [Family] [Sickness] [Death]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 31Ajahn Pasanno – Feb. 17, 2014

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7. “My guess is they were not smoking at Upasika Kee's, is that right?” [Upasikā Kee Nanayon] [Smoking] // [Health care]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 38Ajahn Pasanno – Feb. 26, 2014

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6. “Is Ajahn Liem continuing to take care of his health?” [Ajahn Liem] [Health] // [Medicinal requisites] [Food] [Health care]


Death and Dying, Session 2Ajahn Yatiko, Jeanne Daskais and Debbie Stamp – May. 9, 2014

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12. Comment: In Western culture, we're not given enough space to be with death. [Culture/West] [Spaciousness] [Grief] [Death]

Story: Hospice workers took the body of my father-in-law away too quickly. [Health care]

Story: When my husband died, we kept and washed the body. [Ceremony/ritual]

Response by Debbie Stamp.


Abhayagiri 2015 Winter Retreat, Session 8Ajahn Karuṇadhammo – Jan. 15, 2015

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3. “Is there a particular orientation for the intestines?” [Unattractiveness]

Story: Ajahn Karuṇadhammo's first surgery as a nursing student. [Health care]


Suttas You've Never Heard Of, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 25, 2016

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4. “In the West, we personalize every bit of suffering. Is it different in Thailand?” Answered by Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Karuṇadhammo. [Culture/West] [Suffering] [Self-identity view] [Culture/Thailand] // [Language] [Liberation]

Story: Ajahn Pasanno can't translate guilt into Thai. Told by Ajahn Pasanno. [Ajahn Pasanno] [Guilt/shame/inadequacy] [Thai] [Translation]

Quote: “That's really suffering. Tell them not to do that.” — Ajahn Paññānanda [Ajahn Paññānanda]

Reference: Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast (commercial). [Ageing] [Sickness] [Family] [Health care]


The Path of Practice, Session 2Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 16, 2019

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3. “According to the first precept, how would you look at the case of abortion?” [Killing] [Abortion] // [Vinaya] [Politics and society] [Judgementalism] [Health care]