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Ajahn Buddhadasa worked painstakingly to establish and explain the correct and essential principles of what he called “pristine Buddhism,” that is, the original. Ajahn Buddhadasa grew up during a time of great change in Thai society, as aggressive western “civilization” and imperialism made deep inroads. This change. At the beginning of Suan Mokkh, Ajahn Buddhadasa sought a clear map of Dhamma practice. Using the “graduated training” outlined in three important Suttas.

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Buddhadasa rejected the traditional rebirth and karma doctrine, buddhadsa he thought it to be incompatible with sunyataand not conductive to the extinction of dukkha. This page was last edited on 21 Augustat His books can be found in bookstores around the country and are favorites as gifts at cremations. Suan Mokkh is not so much a physical place as it is the space of liberation that we all must discover in this very life.

Then he taught whatever he could say truly quenches dukkha dissatisfaction, suffering. Thai Inter-Religious Commission for Development, Since the ‘s, activists and thinkers in areas such as education, ecology, social welfare, traditonal medicine, and rural development have buddhadssa upon his teaching and advice.

Word of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, his work, and Suan Mokkh spread over the years so that they are easily described as “one of the most influential events of Buddhist history in Siam.

After the founding of Suan Mokkh, he studied all schools of Buddhism, as well as the other major religious traditions. Buddhadasa, states John Powers — a professor of Asian Studies and Buddhism, offered a “rationalist interpretation” and called “the whole question of rebirth to be foolish”.

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At that time, it was the only forest Dhamma Center and one of the few places dedicated to vipassana meditation in Southern Thailand. He also left instructions for a small monastery in which foreign monks may train as Dhamma-duta Dhamma missionaries.

Moksha holds the sense of ‘shedding ones skin. He provided the link between the scriptural tradition and engaged buddhist practice today. Ajahn Buddhadasa worked painstakingly to establish and explain the correct and essential principles of what he called “pristine Buddhism,” that is, the original realization of the Lord Buddha before it was buried under commentaries, ritualism, clerical politics, and the like.

His work was based in extensive research of the Aajahn texts Canon and commentarybuedhadasa of the Buddha’s Discourses Sutta Pitakafollowed by personal experiment and practice with these teachings.

Ajahn Buddhadasa Indapanno – Suan Mokkh

At that time, it was the only forest Dhamma Center and one of the few places dedicated to vipassana meditation in Southern Thailand. Although they may say there is Buddhism, Judaism, Taoism, Islam, or whatever, they will also say that all religions are inwardly the same. Word of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, his work, and Suan Mokkh spread over the years so that they are easily described as “one of the most influential events of Buddhist history in Siam.

His goal was to produce a complete set of references for present and future research and practice. He was born Nguam Phanit Thai: It now functions under the name “Daun Kiam” or Suan Atammayatarama. Swearer has buddharasa Buddhadasa to the early Indian philosopher Nagarjuna[12] and the 5th-century south Indian scholar Buddhaghosa who has “overshadowed the development of Theravada Buddhist thought” in southeast Asia.

Buddhadasa’s buddhhadasa literally take up an entire room in the National Library of Thailand. He held talks with leading scholars and clergy of various faiths.

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Rising China and Asian Democratization: How can they be the same or in conflict when they don’t even exist? His approach was always scientific, straight-forward, and practical. Retrieved from ” https: TheravadaMaha Nikaya.

In later years, Buddhadasa’s teachings attracted many international seekers to his hermitage. His work was based in extensive research of the Pali texts Canon and commentaryespecially of the Buddha’s Discourses Sutta Pitakafollowed by personal experiment and practice with these teachings.

Its goal is nibbanawhich Buddhadasa describes as a state “beyond all suffering that also transcends ordinary conceptions of happiness. Before his death inhe established an Buddhadas Dhamma Hermitage Center across the highway from his own retreat to aid in the teaching of Buddhism and other yogic buddhaasa to international students. His books, both written and transcribed from talks, fill many shelves at the National Library and influence all serious Thai Buddhists in Siam.

Ajahn Buddhadasa

Thus, the phrase “No religion! English s s s s s s s No date. Suan Mokkh is not so much a physical place as it is the space of liberation that we all must discover in this very life. After a few years of study in Bangkok, which convinced him “purity is not to be found in the big city,” he was inspired to live close with nature in order to investigate the Buddha-Dhamma. Buddhadasa’s interpretations of the Buddhist tradition inspired such persons as the French-schooled Pridi Banomyongleader of the Siamese revolution ofand a group of Thai social activists and artists of the 20th century.