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The Fruit Which Arises as Samadhi Matures, by Ajahn Chah

As you continue to practise, understand that there is nothing to worry about. Establish this feeling of being relaxed and unworried, securely in the mind. 228 more words

Buddhist Meditation

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

When you are so focused on practicing teaching, you are not so concerned with your grade, but the process of being taught & teaching others

Thought For The Day

This is the outlook which leads to Enlightenment, by Ajahn Chah

After all, rules, conventions and liberation are simply dhammas. One is higher than the other, but they go hand in hand. There is no way that we can guarantee that anything is definitely like this or like that, so the Buddha said to just leave it be. 518 more words

Beginners

Why do you want this holy water? By Ajahn Chah

In the beginning we practise with a desire of some kind in mind; we practise on and on, but we don’t attain our desire. But if we continue to practise anyway, we reach a point where we’re practising without ideas of some kind of return; we just practise in order to let go. 356 more words

Buddhism

Sonnische reblogged this on Shielagh and commented:

Practicing the dhamma (dharma) without expectation is the way of the Buddha. Doing something for its own sake as opposed to hoping for a reward is a transcendent experience. This post by Ajahn Chah explains it so well.

Why do you want this holy water? By Ajahn Chah

In the beginning we practise with a desire of some kind in mind; we practise on and on, but we don’t attain our desire. But if we continue to practise anyway, we reach a point where we’re practising without ideas of some kind of return; we just practise in order to let go. 356 more words

Buddhism