In this case, I think of Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho because I associated with them, but I hope you have your own, because the world is a. Born in London in , Ajahn Sucitto entered monastic life in Thailand in He subsequently took bhikkhu ordination there in , but returned to Britain. We are pleased to announce that Ajahn Sucitto, the former abbot of the Cittaviveka (Chithurst) Buddhist Monastery in England, will be visiting.

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Ajahn Sucitto

Views Read Edit View history. Some people are grateful and express that; while to others, these followers seem to be attached and jockeying for access to the Master. He manifested concern for people’s welfare along with good humour and an accessible manner.

He was, between andthe abbot of Cittaviveka, Chithurst Buddhist Monastery.

Cittaviveka – Ajahn Sucitto – The Wisdom Vehicle

The Three Fields of Heart Guided meditation: Held by Ground Guided Meditation: We also naturally feel grateful to those who help us. This property was adjacent aahn Hammer Wood, which had been given to the Sangha as a result of an alms-round on Hampstead Heath, north London.

Awareness, the Fundamental Qu Include It All All the more reason then, to internalize the potency that has been thus aroused.


And it is through such patience, dispassion and relinquishment that there is growth in scuitto of liberation and a cooperative community. In the teaching quoted above the innate wisdom that the listeners were missing out on was the understanding that they hadn’t completed the Way, and hence should listen to someone who had — and through whom they had taken up discipleship.

Just having akahn people listening to me is enough to engage me, stimulate me, and create a nice flow of energy.

As an obvious example, a bhikkhu or bhikkhuni can only speak a few words of Dhamma to a member of the opposite sex unless they are in a public place or accompanied by another male or female respectively. Staying in Flow Effort informed by the spiritual faculties is a means to stave off hindrances.

Insight Meditation Society – Forest Refuge: Yet, given the fallible nature of all human beings, and considering the damage caused by charismatic leaders of spiritual communities let alone of political institutionsalong with the resultant loss of faith, meaning and orientation for millions of people, this is a ajah issue.

But don’t take any of it personally.

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Qigong Exercises 2 18 Appropriate Attention: Links to this post Email This BlogThis! He ajahhn carried a huge sense of presence, just by sitting still.

Yet although the Buddha was authoritarian at times, he never abused his power. When my mind is happy, my body will be tranquil.


He wrote and edited the community’s Newsletter for How to Strive without Getting a Hernia This was an auspicious encounter, as it prepared the ground for Sucitto to visit Ajahn Sumedho in Hampstead when he visited England in Before entering monastic life, Ajahn Sucitto graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in English and American Literature in Vipassana encourages transpersonal individuality rather than ego enhancement.

When such people spoke words that went to the heart and resonated with truth, the effect was bound to be awesome. In he was appointed abbot of Cittaviveka.

Languages Italiano Ajann links. It was a natural result of his own mental depth and stillness. So for those who had committed to his Dhamma and yet were deviating from it, his instructions took on the qualities of command: When people are not on retreat and come for one session, it opens a different window. He has continued to teach retreats in Britain and overseas ever since.