Ajahn Chah Subhaddo
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Recollections of Ajahn Chah, Session 2 – Sep. 19, 2010

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1. Aware of the in-breath, aware of the out-breath. Guided meditation from Ajahn Chah. [Ajahn Chah]

Reference: Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 255 "Just Do It!"


Recollections of Ajahn Chah, Session 3 – Sep. 19, 2010

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2. Walking meditation instructions by Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Pasanno. [Posture/Walking] [Ajahn Chah] // [Buddho mantra] [Tranquility] [Continuity of mindfulness]

Reference: Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 258 "Just Do It!"

Quote: “Where we really start to see the Dhamma or taste the Dhamma is in that continuity of awareness.” [Dhamma]


Recollections of Ajahn Chah, Session 4 – Sep. 19, 2010

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2. Teaching: Skillful effort in meditation. [Meditation/General advice] [Determination] [Right Effort] [Ajahn Chah] // [Conceit] [Posture/Sitting] [Relinquishment] [Equanimity] [Tranquility] [Mindfulness of breathing] [Restlessness and worry] [Clinging] [Craving] [Judgementalism]

Reference: Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 467 "Unshakeable Peace"


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3. Teaching: The contemplation of conditionality leads to the Dhamma. [Conditionality] [Dhamma] [Ajahn Chah] // [Characteristics of existence]


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4. Teaching: Meditation is like a single piece of wood. Insight is one end of the stick, and serenity is the other. [Similes] [Insight meditation] [Calming meditation] [Ajahn Chah] // [Naturalness]


Recollections of Ajahn Chah, Session 8 – Sep. 19, 2010

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1. Guided meditation: Resolve right now is the time for training the mind and nothing else. From "The Key to Liberation" by Ajahn Chah. [Calming meditation] [Proliferation] [Determination] [Ajahn Chah] // [Mindfulness] [Discernment] [Mindfulness of breathing] [Body scanning] [Relinquishment] [One pointedness] [Restlessness and worry] [Concentration] [Present moment awareness] [Clear comprehension] [Impermanence] [Continuity of mindfulness] [Sense restraint]

Quote: “Sitting and walking meditation are in essence the same, differing only in the posture used.” [Posture/Sitting] [Posture/Walking]

Simile: Chicken in a coop. [Similes]

Simile: Mindfulness, clear comprehension, and wisdom are like three workers lifting heavy planks.


Recollections of Ajahn Chah, Session 10 – Sep. 19, 2010

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1. Reading: Beyond Doubt. [Doubt] [Ajahn Chah] // [Hearing the true Dhamma] [Teachers] [Buddha] [Spiritual search] [Relinquishment] [Present moment awareness] [Emptiness] [Characteristics of existence] [Conditionality] [Practicing in accordance with Dhamma] [Liberation]


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2. Reading: Everyday. [Everyday life] [Ajahn Chah] // [Ardency] [Sloth and torpor]

Simile: A child learning to write. [Similes]


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3. Reading: Catching a Lizard. [Similes] [Ajahn Chah] // [Meditation/General advice] [Sense restraint] [Mindfulness of breathing] [Mindfulness] [Clear comprehension]


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4. Reading: One Seat. [Similes] [Ajahn Chah] // [Mindfulness] [Buddho mantra] [Volitional formations]


The Whole of the Path: The Fruits of Spiritual Friendship, Session 3 – Jun. 22, 2013

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4. “Can you say more about the practice of awareness of arising and ceasing in relation to discernment and right view?” Answered by Ajahn Pasanno. [Becoming] [Cessation] [Mindfulness] [Discernment] [Right View] // [Impermanence] [Ajahn Chah] [Conditionality] [Self-identity view] [Happiness] [Mindfulness of mind] [Patience]

Reading from an unnamed recent Ajahn Chah book. [Relinquishment] [Practicing in accordance with Dhamma]

Quote: “I don't teach you guys much. Just be patient.” — Ajahn Chah


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 2 – Jan. 7, 2014

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3. Reading: “The Training of the Heart” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 505-516. Read by Ajahn Karuṇadhammo.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 6 – Jan. 13, 2014

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[Session] Reading: “The Peace Beyond” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 9-19. Read by Ajahn Ahiṃsako.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 9 – Jan. 18, 2014

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2. Reading: “Not Sure” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 599-612. Read by Ajahn Kaccāna.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 10 – Jan. 19, 2014

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[Session] Reading: “Detachment Within Activity” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 291-304. Read by Ajahn Kovilo.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 12 – Jan. 21, 2014

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[Session] Reading: “Unshakeable Peace” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 427-439. Read by Tan Khemako.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 15 – Jan. 26, 2014

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[Session] Reading: “Unshakeable Peace” (continued) from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 453-471. Read by Ajahn Sudhīro. [Ajahn Chah]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 21 – Feb. 3, 2014

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2. Reading: “Kondañña Knows” from Being Dharma by Ajahn Chah (commercial) pp. 151-168.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 27 – Feb. 11, 2014

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[Session] Reading: “In the Shape of a Circle,” Still, Flowing Water by Ajahn Chah p 77. Read by Ajahn Kaccāna.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 41 – Mar. 3, 2014

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1. Reading: Background of the talk “Steady Practice” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 818. Read by Ajahn Ahiṃsako.


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3. Reading: “Steady Practice” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 277-290. Read by Ajahn Ahiṃsako.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 52 – Mar. 18, 2014

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[Session] Reading: “Toilets on the Path” from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 723-734. Read by Ajahn Suhajjo.


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 53 – Mar. 19, 2014

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[Session] Reading: “Toilets on the Path” (continued) from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 734-745. Read by Tan Khantiko.


Thai Forest Tradition, Session 3 – Jun. 14, 2014

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5. “In an earlier reading, Ajahn Mun mentioned the primal mind. Is that what you're discussing here?” Answered by Ajahn Pasanno. [Ajahn Mun] [Nature of mind] [Thai Forest Tradition] // [Knowing itself] [Ajahn Chah]

Reading: Questions and answers regarding the primal mind from Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 478.


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9. Reading: Excerpt from "The Training the Heart," Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 509. [Thai Forest Tradition] // [Ajahn Sumedho] [Translation]


Abhayagiri 2015 Winter Retreat, Session 11 – Jan. 18, 2015

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[Session] [Elements]

Reading: MN 10: Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta, The Foundations of Mindfulness, Elements.

Reading: MN 62: Mahārāhulaovāda Sutta, The Greater Discourse of Advice to Rāhula.

Reading: “Wholehearted training” in Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 635 (excerpt).

Reading: “Why Are We Here?” in Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, p. 131 (excerpt).


Abhayagiri 2015 Winter Retreat, Session 27 – Feb. 10, 2015

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[Session] Reading: Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah, pp. 225-231: "A Gift of Dhamma."


The New Ajahn Chah Biography, Session 2 – Apr. 21, 2018

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9. Reading: Stillness Flowing by Ajahn Jayasaro, p. 612-614 "Faith in the Triple Gem" [Faith] [Three Refuges] [Ajahn Chah] // [Buddha] [Dhamma] [Truth] [Teaching Dhamma] [Lay life] [Recollection/Dhamma]

Simile: Digging a well — Ajahn Chah Subhaddo. [Right Effort] [Liberation]