This small booklet was compiled and edited from talks given by Venerable Ajahn Sumedho on the central teaching of the Buddha: that the unhappiness of humanity can be overcome through spiritual means.
An essay on relating to thought by Ajahn Amaro.
A short essay explaining the choice of name for Abhayagiri Monastery, the first Western Forest Sangha branch monastery in America.
This guide is aimed at providing an introduction to some aspects of monastic discipline for those lay people who are interested in understanding the background to the rules and conventions which structure the way of life of the monks and nuns of the Forest Tradition.
An assortment of similes and comparisons used by Ajahn Chah as a method of teaching.
This book contains a collection of teachings of Ajahn Sumedho given to people who are familiar with Theravāda Buddhism and have some experience of meditation. Most of the chapters are edited from talks given during retreats for lay people or for Ajahn Sumedho’s monastic disciples.
This collection of ten talks, given by Ajahn Chah in Thailand and England, was was one of the earliest publications in English of Ajahn Chah’s teachings.
Talks given extemporaneously to monks at Ajahn Mahā Boowa’s monastery. Each talk deals with a number of issues on a wide variety of levels.
The aim of this booklet is to serve as an introduction to the Practice of Insight Meditation as taught within the tradition of Theravada Buddhism.
The talks in this collection all deal with the practice of meditation, and particularly the development of wisdom.