Forest Buddhism in Northeast Thailand

Wat Khao Tham Phra,Sakon Nakhon,Thailand

This is a meditaion wat for sure. One of the Maechee has been here 20 years and has a Masters Degree from some University, as well as excellent English. She is a student of Ajahn Sumedho, as well,…Continue reading

In Search of the Founders of Forest Buddhism in Northeast Thailand, Visiting Ubon Ratchatani

For years now I have been searching for and mapping the places where Ajahn Mun and his students meditated and settled. Ajahn Mun and his teacher Ajahn Sao started what has become the stronghold of…Continue reading

Ajahn Kao Analayo,Wat Tham Klong Phen, Nong Bua Lam Phu,Thailand

  It Is believed that the Khmer worshiped here when their dynasty ruled here and it was left until 1958 when Luang Poo Khao Analayo (1888-1983), a student of Ajaan Mun, came to meditate and live…Continue reading

Ajahn Chah Bio, More Aspects of the Ajahn Mun Visit, Forest Buddhism and another Dhammapada Entry

The Dhammayut Nikai began in 1833 as a reform movement led by Prince Mongkut in Thailand. Ultimatly it seems to cause division and friction in the Sangha in Thailand. Ajahn Mun and the majority of…Continue reading

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