2548 Number 73
The Forest Sangha is
a world-wide Buddhist community
in the Thai Forest tradition of Ajahn
Safety Valve of the Noble Ones
from the talk, Still, Flowing Water by Ajahn Chah
I teach meditation like this: When
its time to sit in meditation, then sit. Allow your mind to
experience things and consider their nature, seeing them as transient,
not perfect and ownerless. Its all uncertain...
Read the Article
I Give You My Life
extract from the autobiography of Ayya Khema.
Ayya Khema was born of Jewish parents in Berlin in 1923. She founded
Wat Buddha Dhamma near Sydney in 1978. She was ordained as a Buddhist
nun in Sri Lanka in 1979, and started the Nuns Island in 1982.
She established the Buddha Haus in Germany in 1989. She died in
At this point, I would like to come
back to describe what it was that moved me to become a nun. I had
lived what could be called an eventful life. I hadnt planned
it that way, it had just come about on its own. ...
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