ExpiredA Day of Practice with Ajahn Amaro

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  • 18th August 2018
    9:15 am - 4:30 pm

Ajahn Amaro the abbot of Amaravati has kindly offered to return this year to teach and lead us in a day of practice on the theme of Dependent Origination.

Please come and join us in the conference room (south wing) at community base. Please be here by 9:15 so We can have a prompt start at 9:30 am as we will have a break for lunch from 11:30 until 12:45.

About Bhikkhu Amaro

Born in England in 1956, Ven. Amaro Bhikkhu received his BSc. in Psychology and Physiology from the University of London in 1977. Spiritual searching led him to Thailand, where he went to Wat Pah Nanachat, a Forest Tradition monastery established for his Western disciples by Thai meditation master Ajahn Chah, who ordained him as a bhikkhu in 1979. He returned to England that same year and joined Ajahn Sumedho at the newly established Chithurst Monastery. He resided for many years at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, Hertfordshire, making trips to California every year during the 1990s.

In June of 1996 he established Abhayagiri Monastery in Redwood Valley, California, where he was co-abbot with Ajahn Pasanno until July, 2010. Ajahn Amaro has written a number of books, including an account of his 830-mile trek from Chithurst to Harnham Vihara called Tudong – the Long Road North, republished in the expanded book Silent Rain. Other works published by him include Small Boat, Great Mountain (2003), Rain on the Nile (2009), The Island – An Anthology of the Buddha’s Teachings on Nibbana (2009) co-written with Ajahn Pasanno, Finding the Missing Peace(2011) and For the Love of the World (2013). Ajahn Amaro returned to Amaravati in July, 2010, at the invitation of Ajahn Sumedho to assume the duties of abbot of Amaravati Monastery.


113 Queens Rd, Conference Room, South Wing, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3XG, United Kingdom