The Way It Is has 47 ratings and 3 reviews. Christian said: Wonderful Theravada Dhamma talks by a Buddhist practitioner steeped in the Thai forest tradit. Venerable Ajahn Sumedho to the monastic community of Amaravati during the winter The teaching of the Buddha is the understanding of The Way Things Are . 27 Apr This book contains a collection of teachings of Ajahn Sumedho given to people who are familiar with Theravāda Buddhism and have some.
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A meditation technique taught and used by Ajahn Sumedho involves resting in what he calls “the sound of silence”. Ajahn Sumedho is a prominent figure in the Thai Forest Tradition. Want to Read saving….
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In he went to Thailand and was ordained as a novice Buddhist; in he received a full ordination. It’s among my Favorite books. Students have noted that he engages symedho hearers te an infectious sense of humor, suffused with much loving kindness, often weaving amusing anecdotes from his experiences as a monk into his talks on meditation practice and how to experience life “Everything belongs”.
Pictured left with a visiting Thai monk Phra Root Chumdermpadetsuk. Highly recommend along with his text on The Four Noble Truths.
Matt Tenney rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Stu rated it really liked it Jul 30, His teachings are very direct, practical, simple, and down to earth. Introduction This book contains a collection of teachings of Ajahn Sumedho given to people who are familiar with the conventions of Theravada Buddhism and have some experience of meditation.
Mikhil Shetty rated it it was amazing Jun 24, Kai Ming rated it it was amazing Jul 22, He ordained as a te Buddhist monk in May the following year. This page was last edited on 3 Augustat Katy rated it liked it Aug 15, In he went to Thailand and was ordained as a novice Buddhist; in he received a full ordina Ajahn Sumedho was born Robert Jackamn in Seattle, Washington in He is known for his engaging and witty communication style, in which he challenges his listeners to practice and see for themselves.
Stella rated it it was amazing Aug 29, zumedho After observing a keen interest in Buddhism among Westerners, Ajahn Chah encouraged Ajahn Sumedho to remain in England for the purpose of establishing a branch monastery in the UK.
The Way It Is by Ajahn Sumedho
Very accessible to Westerners. This book contains a collection of teachings of Ajahn Sumedho given to people who are familiar with the conventions of Theravada Buddhism and have some experience of su,edho.
Lists with This Book. Ryan rated it liked it Jul 08, Retrieved 28 September Nim rated it did not like it Feb 06, Amaravati is part of the network of monasteries and Buddhist centres in the lineage of Ajahn Chah, which now extends across the world, from Thailand, New Zealand and Australiato EuropeCanada sumdeho the United States.
Emily rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Nov 26, Christian Layow rated it it was amazing. Ajahn Sumedho’s imminent retirement was announced in Februaryand he wzy in November of that year. It’s something that can be left in your sitting room, chapters slowly digested over time.
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Jacqueline Minns rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Not that he is trying to annihilate or reject some personal qualities but rather to point out how suffering arises through attempting to sustain an identity denoted by body and mind.
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A bhikkhu sinceSumedho is considered a seminal figure in the transmission of the Buddha’s teachings to the West. Retrieved from ” https: Thanks for telling us about the problem. He then established a ten precept ordination lineage thee women, ” Siladhara “. During the monastic retreats Ajahn Sumedho frequently teaches the Dependent Origination paticca-samuppada based on the approach of anatta. The Way It Is 4. The profundity of the Dependent Origination is that it describes how even at its most passive, such wrong view creates habitual drives kamma and attitudes through which even a silent and well-intentioned meditator experiences sumedhho.
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