Category Archives: General

Still Water, Flowing Banks

On his final Age Teasing Day (27 May 1992), Tan Ajahn Buddhadasa gave a single talk titled Still Water, Flowing Banks. The custom of celebrating his “birthday” had evolved over many decades. When his health was strong, he gave three … Continue reading

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Guest facilities ready

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Since the contractors finished, Jo Marie has been working hard to get the guesthouse and cottage ready with furnishings, amenities, and more. She has painted walls, scrubbed floors, and assembled furniture. (Santikaro was involved with a lot of teaching yet … Continue reading

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Upcoming Chicago events

If you’re in the Chicago area or fancy a visit, please consider these events. Weathering Life’s Storms a 4 day retreat in Frankfort – April 27-30 Blossoming with Nature a half-day meditation workshop in Lincoln Park – May 6* (original … Continue reading

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GH21: painting & furniture

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While Santi teaches in Massachusetts, Portland, and Cloud Mountain, Jo is painting, finding beautiful used furniture, and assembling purchased furniture. From the gallery below you’ll see progress in both the guest cottage and guesthouse. Old friends will be on retreat … Continue reading

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Under the Bodhi Tree – excerpt

Under the Bodhi Tree will be out in a few months. So short a time after the main years it took to get this far (sheepish grin). Here is an excerpt: The Choice Is Yours  

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