February 26, 2020

Bottles for blessings: Thai Buddhist temple recycles plastics into robes

REUTERS ENVIRONMENT FEBRUARY 6, 2020 / 4:17 PM / 19 DAYS AGO Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Jiraporn Kuhakan BANGKOK (Reuters) – At a Buddhist temple south of Bangkok, a monk watches as a machine presses down on thousands […]
February 26, 2020

How Does a Buddhist Monk Face Death?

New York Times – By George Yancy Feb. 26, 2020 Photographs by Devin Yalkin If we learn to celebrate life for its ephemeral beauty, its coming and going, we can make peace with its end.   […]
October 8, 2019

Ajahn Thate

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Phra Ajaan Thate Desaransi (1902–1994), also known as Ajaan Thate, Luangpu Thet Thetrangsi, Phra Desarangsee, or by his monastic title Phra Rajanirodharangsee, was a famous meditation master and Buddhist monk from northern Thailand. He was a first generation […]
October 8, 2019

Luang Pu Waen Suciṇṇo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump Luang Pho Waen Suciṇṇo (Thai: หลวงปู่แหวน สุจิณโณ, RTGS: Luang Pu Waen Su-Chin-No, also Phra Ajahn Waen Sujinno and Luang Pho Waen meaning Venerable Grandfather (16 February 1887 – 2 July 1985) was a Buddhist monk in Thailand, and part of the Thai […]
October 8, 2019

Ajahn Sao Kantasīlo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Venerable Phra Ajahn Sao Kantasilo Mahathera (1861–1942) was a monk in the Thai Forest Tradition of Theravada Buddhism. He was a member of the Dhammayuttika Nikaya. Ajahn Mun Bhuridatta Mahathera was one of his most well-known students. […]
October 8, 2019

Ajahn Maha Bua

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Phra Dharmavisuddhimangala (Bua Ñāṇasampaṇṇo) (RTGS: Phra Thamma Wisutthi Mongkhon (Bua Yanasampanno); Thai: พระธรรมวิสุทธิมงคล (บัว ญาณสมฺปนฺโน)), commonly known as Ajahn Maha Bua or in Thai Luang Ta Maha Bua (Thai: พระอาจารย์มหาบัว, หลวงตามหาบัว; the word “Ajahn” (Thai: อาจารย์; RTGS: Achan) means “teacher”), born […]
October 8, 2019

Ajahn Paññavaddho Thera (1925 – 2004)

My father, J.W. Morgan, and my mother, V.M. Morgan both came from South Wales in the UK. My father was a mining engineer and went out to work in South India in the Kolar Gold […]
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