Future editions will include new translations of Ajahn Chah’s Dhamma talks, if available. 2 . say, a great renunciation. – The translator of ‘Food for the Heart’ – . The Buddhism practiced and preached at the monastery at Wat Pah Pong in northeast Thailand has grown in popularity in part because of its gifted leader and. Desktop cover food for the heart. Food for the Heart The collected teachings of ajahn chah volume 1 daily life practice ajahn chah · The Collected Teachings of.

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Selected pages Table of Contents. More troubling is the lack of context for Ajahn Chah’s talks: The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah. Paperback cyah, pages. However, this is a valuable collection of the Thai Buddhist master’s thoughts. At this date over one hundred forest monasteries have been established that look to his teaching as their inspiration.

I found Ajahn Chah to be the most impressive Buddhist teacher I had read. View Full Version of PW. Ajahn Cha cuts straight to the heart, he moves past even the sturdiest barriers of bullshit and wakes you up in small, manageable instants. Ajahn Chah was surely a gifted teacher, and he really cuts right to the core of things, choosing to discard much of the “fluffy” talk that so often gets in the way nowadays.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I have a new book of the same name, but a different collection without an attribution of authorship! Nov 24, Kimberly rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found this book very satisfying and it will become a reread that Hhe can refer to often. Jun 28, Sachin Gopal rated it it was amazing. This book is part of a set fr 6 titles reprinted to commemorate the th birth anniversary of Ajahn Chah, made available After all, people want happiness, they want peace, but they chay it on their own terms, and most of all, they want to shore up their self-esteem rather than take a hard look at themselves.


Easily understood by anyone ajxhn manages to illuminate fod basic teachings of Buddhism in such that they can be eased into everyday life. Thanks for the comment, Kenny. Jul 31, MJD rated it it was amazing. He explains and expounds with clarity and compassion in a very down to earth way.

Now, Ajahn Chah wrote precious little in his life, despite being literate, so Hewrt for the Heart is not a typical Buddhist book with well-organized chapters focusing on individual themes. This book is a great travel companion. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Also, there is very little introductory material about what distinguishes the Foood Forest tradition, other than a definition of tudong forest pilgrimage and meditation and the fact that it belongs to Theravada, the minority of the two great doctrinal divisions within Buddhism.

May 24, Lolly rated it it was amazing. If you are inquisitive, Google it and then move forward or just go with flow.

FOOD FOR THE HEART: The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah

He practised meditation under hearg number of masters, among whom was Ajahn Mun, a highly respected and accomplished meditation teacher of the time. Trivia About Food for the Hear As good a book as I have read: This book is essential reading for any advanced practitioner of mindfulness.

Amaro received his BSc. This collection brings together for the first time Ajahn Chah’s most powerful teachings, including those on meditation, liberation from suffering, calming the mind, enlightenment and the ‘living dhamma’. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Account Options Sign in. His charisma and wisdom influenced many American and European seekers, and helped shape the American Vipassana community.


The words above are classic Ajahn Chah: Ajahn Chah was born in in a village located in the north-eastern part of Thailand. Tor lived there untilwhen he was called back to Amaravati to assume the duties of abbot. I have not yet finished this book but this is such an awesome read. I am going around, again, and again.

It doesn’t matter if you’re coming at this from the perspective of a an tje meditator, a committed Buddhist, a spiritual seeker, or a positive psychologist working in research, you will benefit from heatr collection.

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The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah. This is a book I will be returning to for inspiration and wisdom in my practice. I read Chah’s Being Dharma some 10 years ago, in a silent retreat alone, and it resonated much.

I rated a three, and possibly that is not about the quality of the book, but what is connecting with me presently. More By and About This Author. This book, Food for the Heartis a gold This is an amazing book.

Nov 27, Andrew Vought rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Food for the Heart at Wisdom Publications. There is no happiness, suffering, good day or a bad one. Jan 14, Mariana rated it it was amazing. I have benefited a lot from this book. Want to Read saving….