Meeting the Monkey Halfway

Screen Shot 2556-03-03 at 10.57.52 PMSimple and straightforward, this “little book” is a distillation of 20 years of a Buddhist monk’s meditation practice. With a sense of reverence and respect for everything, Ajahn Sumano Bhikkhu shows us how to use only what we need, andthen to use these few things carefully and with discrimination. Meeting the Monkey Halfway is his personal story, and through his story he will help us to open our hearts and relearn the compassion of the Buddha.

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Some words from Ajhan Sumano

Since I arrived in the forests of Northeast Thailand in the 1980’s, dozens of western monks have come and gone. A few are still here waiting for ‘the fat lady to sing’. But most returned to the West with their Dhamma treasure. Usually when they left, they left with the “Heart” of the forest monks.

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Mindfulness & You – Self Empowerment

Sacred Lives, Sacred Homes, Sacred Service

I hope that what I can provide you is just the right set of tools and the right amount of discipline to help you get on with the most important aspect of your life. This Kit will gently alert you to the fact of your own mortality, and provide you with several tools designed to greatly increase your chances of an advantageous poised-for-Enlightenment rebirth. Contemplating death is not a morbid preoccupation. Rather, to recognize the inevitability of death puts our life into a better perspective.

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Walking Feet-Alms Round

This is the VDO story about Alms Round that forest-monks have to do every morning. It is the routine activity that Ajahn Sumano does every day. There are two parts of this VDO.

Part One

Part Two

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The Ultimate in all Natural Living

This VDo clip shows how the forestmonk of Buddhism live their life. Ajhan Sumano will explain in detail in the clip.

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