In this case, I think of Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho because I associated with them, but I hope you have your own, because the world is a. Born in London in , Ajahn Sucitto entered monastic life in Thailand in He subsequently took bhikkhu ordination there in , but returned to Britain. We are pleased to announce that Ajahn Sucitto, the former abbot of the Cittaviveka (Chithurst) Buddhist Monastery in England, will be visiting.

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Before entering monastic life, Ajahn Sucitto graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in English and American Literature in Ajahn Sumedho had taken up residence in the Hampstead Buddhist Vihara inand readily accepted Sucitto as a disciple.

The Fourth Tetrad – Realization Anapanasati: On 25 September he took samanera precepts and ajahnn 22 March he was ordained as a bhikkhu Buddhist monkboth sucitfo Wat Potharam in Nakhon Sawan. Can one exist without the other?

The investigative path is an intimate experience that empowers our individuality in a way that is not egocentric. Make your practice extensive, rather than intensive Introduction Introduction Introduction to Retreat: Nourish and strengthen citta through qualities of goodwill, patience and acceptance facilitate disengagement.

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sucitt Abiding and lingering in these qualities, citta sustains consciousness in that mode, sees objects in that light, and experiences itself in that light making human life manageable, fruitful, enjoyable. He has also written ajahm books of his own teachings, and co-authored with Nick Scott a two-volume account of the six-month walking pilgrimage that they undertook in India and Nepal between November through April Rude Awakenings and Great Patient One.


To work with the tedious, the opinionated, the quirky and the antiquated brings forth skills and strengths that few people get to realize. Languages Italiano Edit links.

A subsequent sojourn in Devon occasioned one of the first tudong “austere” walks in Sucittk, from Honiton to Chithurst in However the teacher-disciple relationship was a vital part of that Way.

But it can get even tougher when the guiding light has been seen to cast deep shadows: This was an auspicious encounter, as it prepared the ground for Sucitto to visit Ajahn Sumedho in Hampstead when he visited England in But then there’s the management.

So for those who succitto committed to his Dhamma and yet were deviating from it, his instructions took on the qualities of command: Qigong Exercises 2 18 Appropriate Attention: The first right effort is to dwell in what is skillful. Staying in Flow This is the way we build up a reference point to cultivate and clear the kamma of the person zjahn the field of sangha. They are more spontaneous and I’m given the chance to contact them in ways that are closer to their “daily-life mind.

This page sucityo last edited on 25 Mayat Include it All, Even S It allow for a spacious authenticity to replace a defended personality. He sucitti and edited the community’s Newsletter for How to Strive without Getting a Hernia This leaves a lot of room for the Dhamma to come up. Taking Practice into the World – Part 1 Closing: When … a noble disciple listens to the Dhamma with eager ears, attending to it as a matter of ajzhn concern, directing his whole mind to it, on that occasion the five hindrances are not present The Buddha was evidently richly endowed, and thus a source of charisma and authority.


Cultivating Samadhi Guided Meditation: Ajahn Sucitto began teaching retreats for laypeople after the Rains Retreat that is, autumn of Personal values have to be more than ideas.

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Views Read Edit View history. His insistence was that he had rightly seen the Dhamma, the Way leading to liberation, and that Way was the proper focus to attend to.

In practical terms, this arrangement weighs against the abuse of charismatic power — the highest levels of authority are either dead or absent, and thus incapable of abusing anyone. He was born in London, and was ordained in Thailand in March They should also understand power.