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Buddhadasa Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand by Peter A. Jackson

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Published by Silkworm Books .
Written in English


  • Buddhism,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Buddhism - History,
  • Buddhism - Theravada,
  • Religious,
  • (Ngå½am),,
  • 1906-1993,
  • Biography,
  • Phra Thåepwisutthimåethåi,
  • Priests, Buddhist,
  • Thailand

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9183066M
ISBN 109747551918
ISBN 109789747551914

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Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu makes the case for dependent co-arising as a natural law, and builds a compelling presentation from there of Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and practice. Basing himself squarely on the Buddha’s own words as preserved in the Pali Canon, he brings clarity and simplicity to what is typically a thorny philosophical knot. Buddhadasa Bhikkhu was a Thai Buddhist monk and an influential ascetic-philosopher of the 20th century. Known as an innovative reinterpreter of Buddhist doctrine and Thai folk beliefs, Buddhadasa fostered a reformation in conventional religious perceptions in Thailand as well as abroad/5. In this book, Ajahn Buddhadasa will take you by the hand and lead you, as he did for me, all the way from the first attempt ro observe the in-and our-breaths to . Summary of his teachings prepared by Tan Ajahn for a souvenir book on the occasion of his 80th 'Age Teasing Day' on 27th May (). Translated from the Thai by .

Addeddate External_metadata_update TZ Identifier Abhdhamma_Desana_Hon_A.D.M_Buddhadasa. In this book, the Venerable Buddhadasa Bhikkhu digs up the roots of these misunderstandings and turns them up to the critical light of scrutiny. These roots can be traced back to the early days of Buddhism, but find their first written expression 1, years ago in the commentaries of Buddhagosa.» . Buddhadasa Bhikkhu Handbook for MankindHandbook for Mankind. 2 The Handbook for Mankind Contents: Foreword 3 About the translator 4 I. Looking at Buddhism this book together in Thai, and to all the people whose effort has made possible the reprinting of this book. We also have some paperback books from Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, and forest monk Ajahn Chah here in our BOOKS section. Buddhadasa is the founder of Wat Suan Mokkhabalaram The Garden of Liberation found in Chaiya subdistrict of Suratthani in Thailand’s south, just north of Phuket Island.

  This book is a revised and expanded edition of Peter Jackson’s Buddhadasa: A Buddhist Thinker for the Modern World, published in It contains a new epilogue tracing the controversy surrounding Buddhadasa’s death in and reflecting on the philosopher-monk’s lasting legacy in Brand: Silkworm Books. In Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu's book, Mindfulness With Breathing, the Thai meditation master provides practitioners with penetrating insights into the Anapanasati Sutta, the canonical text which many believe is the most direct transmission of Shakyamuni Buddha's breath meditation ed on: J Buddhadasa Bhikkhu Buddha-Dhamma for Students (title of original translation) was composed of two talks given by Ajahn Buddhadāsa in January to students at Thammasat University, Bangkok. We have added the introduc­tory passages that were left out of the first edition. We also include Ajahn Buddhadasa's notes to the discourse. The full discourse and the notes will provide the reader with rich material for reflection and a fitting summary of this book, and of all Dhamma practice.