quarta-feira, 16 de abril de 2008

good heart - a bondade do coração


"Na tradição theravada, quando alguém vê a verdade, quando entra na via e vê o Dhamma, essa visão, essa mudança de atitude é chamada "a mudança de linhagem". - book The Good Heart - a bondade do coração

"I was invited to join with Father Laurence Freeman OSB, to co-lead an evening of reflections at Old St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, in San Francisco. This was something of a follow-up to the seminar entitled "The Good Heart" that HH the Dalai Lama had led in London in 1994, where he was invited by the World Community for Christian Meditation, to give commentaries on the Gospels. Father Laurence had hosted and chaired that event and I had also been honoured to take part. more

Ajahn Amaro (Jeremy Horner), born in Kent, England, in 1956, has been a Theravadan monk since 1979 in the Thai forest tradition of Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho. He received upasampada from Ajahn Chah in 1979. He is currently the abbot of Abhayagiri Forest Monastery in Redwood Valley, CA, north of San Francisco. He is the author of Tudong - The Long Road North and Silent Rain. See also: Who's Who at Abhayagiri and The Fearless Mountain Newsletter.