Thai Forest Dhamma

in the tradition of Lungphu Mun Bhuridatto

and his western disciples

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Dhamma talk given byAjahn Martin
TitleReaching the one who knows
Date23 Nov 2014
LocationWat Pa Baan Taad
Content / Description

Observing the content of the mind won't lead to the citta, the one who knows; Respect for the Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha; Exposition of the 4 Noble Truths; Realms of existence and cause of rebirth there; Kamma: no way to get rid of it; Generosity: “the generosity in Thailand is unparalleled”, 3 kinds of happiness that comes with generosity; Gratitude: no it's not our right to get all that is given to us; Respect: a great virtue that leads to heaven... something we have successfully gotten rid of in the West; Direspect about the Buddha and Dhamma: we study a little bit of the texts and we think we know better; Self: once you get rid of “Self” there is no dukkha; Anatta: observe everything as not you, like watching a movie; how to reach the one who knows / the citta with “Buddho” or the breath; Investigation of jealousy.