Technology
Parent topic: Community
Subtopics: Industry, Online community
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Metta Retreat, Session 2Ajahn Pasanno – Sep. 10, 2008

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10. “I have an ongoing problem with certain vibrations. Here the most problematic is the recording device. The trunk of my body feels like it is vibrating.... Any suggestions would be most gratefully received.” [Meditation/Unusual experiences] [Technology] // [Mindfulness of body] [Aversion] [Feeling] [Goodwill] [Worldly Conditions] [Relinquishment]

Recollection: Ajahn Chah was this peaceful, happy presence in the center of the universe. Things happened around him all the time...and Ajahn Chah was always happy. You realize that that's really possible in the human condition. [Ajahn Chah] [Happiness] [Faith] [Disrobing] [Human]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 17Ajahn Pasanno – Jan. 28, 2014

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2. “There are photos of Luang Ta Mahā Boowa looking very fierce and also photos of him looking very joyful, laughing, and the same with Ajahn Chah, a bit more stern I'd say. Do you think the same could be said of Ajahn Mun, not that there are photos but there could have been?” [Ajahn Mahā Boowa] [Ajahn Chah] [Happiness] [Ajahn Mun] [Technology] // [Culture/Thailand]

Quote: “Those farangs, they really like teeth.” — Ajahn Chah [Culture/West]


On Pilgrimage and Tudong, Session 3Ajahn Pasanno – Apr. 25, 2015

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4. “What is considered pilgrimage in the modern world? Going by train or bus?” Answered by Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Karuṇadhammo. [Technology] [Travel] [Visiting holy sites] // [History/Thai Buddhism] [Ajahn Jayasaro] [Generosity] [Pace of life]


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

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6. Comment: I'm concerned about how much time people spend on computers, and I think it's sad that people use electronic devices rather than talk with each other. [Technology] [Community]

Response by Ajahn Pasanno.

Follow-up: “Should I say anything to my son who is on his device half the time during his brief, infrequent visits?” [Children] [Technology] [Right Speech]

Story: Abhayagiri's computer policy for monks. [Abhayagiri] [Social media] [Sense restraint] [Vinaya]