Category Archives: Siam

Second home, land of many dear friends.

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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Talks about Ajahn Buddhadasa given at BIA

is an important stop when I visit Thailand at the end of each year. I’m usually asked to give a talk or two concerning Ajahn Buddhadasa and his teaching. You can download these from the BIA’s English website.  

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Buddhadasa Indapañño Archives (BIA)

I’ve spent a significant chunk of the beginning of this Siam visit at the Buddhadasa Indapañño Archives. On Saturday I met with volunteers, both Thai and ex-pat, who have been transcribing and editing the 10-day meditation retreat talks I translated … Continue reading

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Siam situation showing some promise (Dec 9th)

From where I watch (via TV & Internet) the situation in Bangkok seems to be easing somewhat and in fairly responsible, non-violent ways. Still, it is too early to draw conclusions. (Stay posted through the Bangok Post, better than USA-biased … Continue reading

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Dhamma & Enneagram meditation retreat

Just back from another great week on retreat with Enneagram friends & students who also meditate and are committed to Buddhist practice. It’s a joy to work with both of these lens on the inner life in a way that … Continue reading

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