This book, “A Taste of Dhamma”, expresses various aspects of the Dhamma translated from the teachings of the Venerable Ajahn Sanong. In this he has given us some flavour of the Law to study as a practical means to bring about genuine mental happiness.
This book would not have been possible without the cooperation of Mrs. Fuengsin Trafford, who translated the Thai original into English, with the help of Mr. Simon Romer and Mr. Andrew Crabtree.
Whatever value arises from reading this book, may the benefit of “A Taste of Dhamma” thus received stay in the mind of the reader forever.
ABHIJAYO BHIKKHU, 5 May 1991
- A Single Diamond
- Finding time to train one’s mind
- Medicine for applying, Medicine for taking
- Wisdom stops suffering
- Stopping thoughts
- Disagree with our own mind
- Know our own mind
- The rule of the Dhamma
- Towards Peace
- Meditation Devices (Kasina)
- Endurance is necessary for practice
- Getting rid of hindrances
- Stop at a single location
- The base of mind
- Emptiness, illumination, calmness
- The way to enter Samadhi
- Cease all thoughts … peace
- Arising and passing away
- Practice beyond suffering
- A present sense object
- Hopeless mental exercise
- Looking at oneself
- Old merit – new accumulation
- Accumulating merit
- Samadhi develops from one point
- Knowing the present state of mind
- The path of mind
- Always changing
- Spreading loving kindness
Kind permission to reproduce this work was granted by Ajahn Piboon of Wat Sanghathan, 107 Handsworth Wood Road, Birmingham, B20 2PH.
These teachings were prepared and edited for display in HTML by Paul Trafford. Please accept his apologies for any mistakes in the transcription.
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