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Teachers, lessons, truth

One should first establish oneself in what is proper; then only should one instruct others. Thus the wise man will not be reproached.

One should do what one teaches others to do; if one would train others, one should be well controlled oneself. 2,336 more words

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24th April 2016

Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won’t be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.

~~Ajahn Chah


The Precepts aren’t Hard, by Ajahn Chah

The Buddha taught that looking after the precepts isn’t hard if you look after yourself. If any forms of harm are about to arise by way of your bodily actions or speech, then if mindfulness is in place, you’ll recognize them. 599 more words


Giải thoát

“Không ai và chẳng có gì có thể giải thoát cho bạn.
Chỉ có sự hiểu biết của chính bạn mới giải thoát cho bạn mà thôi”


Đạo Pháp

Training this Mind

As part of my daily routine I get up every morning around 6am, go outside and breath the fresh air of a new day. After making myself a coffee I go online and read something about Awareness to prepare for an hour of meditation. 492 more words

Real Life Challenges


There was an example where a monk approached Ajahn Chah and complains that as he sits and meditates thoughts of lust just take over his mind. 76 more words


Still, Flowing Water


I have known a few Buddhist monks, both of whom ordained at the same monastery, though at different times. Their names; Venerable Anenja and Venerable Mudu. 2,431 more words