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Venerable Acariya Mun Bhuridatta Thera – A Spiritual Biography
Author: Acariya Maha Boowa
Translator: Bhikkhu Silaratano
Pages: 530
3rd Edition: 2005
ISBN: 974-92007-4-8
File Format: PDF
File Size: 4.62 MB
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“Acariya Mun was especially gifted as a motivator and teacher. Many of the monks who trained directly under his tutelage have distinguished themselves by their spiritual achievements, becoming well-known teachers in their own right. They have passed on his distinctive teaching methods to their disciples in a spiritual lineage that extends to the present day. As a result, the dhutanga kammatthana mode of practice gradually spread throughout the country, along with Acariya Mun’s exalted reputation. This nationwide acclaim began to escalate during the last years of his life and continued to grow after his death until he came to be considered a national “saint” by almost unanimous consent. In recent decades, he has gained recognition beyond the confines of his native land as one of the 20th century’s truly great religious figures. Acariya Mun’s life epitomized the Buddhist ideal of the wandering monk intent on renunciation and solitude, walking alone through forests and mountains in search of secluded places that offer body and mind a calm, quiet environment in which to practice meditation for the purpose of transcending all suffering...”


Patipada – Venerable Acariya Mun’s Path of Practice
Author: Acariya Maha Boowa
Translator: Acariya Panyavaddho
Pages: 597
2rd Edition: December 2005
ISBN: 974-93757-9-3
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File Size: 8.68 MB
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“Over on that hill, in that cave, or under that overhanging cliff the air is good, it is right for meditation (bhavana) and the heart (citta) can easily become concentrated and drop into a state of calm. Once the citta has become calm one will be able to see various strange and mysterious things that are beyond the ordinary level of perception. On that hill, in that cave, under that cliff – there are such things out there and anyone who goes to stay there should be careful and self-controlled. They should not carelessly think that because there are no other people and things to be seen or heard, that there is nothing else there. For there are many things which are more mysterious and subtle than the ordinary mind (citta) is able to experience. In fact, there is far more than the material things which we see about us in this world – but we have no senses which are suitably adapted to display clearly their existence to us in the way we perceive other things in the world. So even though they are there, few or many as it may be, it is as though they did not exist at all...”


Arahattamagga – Arahattaphala: The Path to Arahantship
Author: Bhikkhu Silaratano
Translator: N/A
Pages: 246
2rd Edition: April 2009
ISBN: 978-611-90205-0-4
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File Size: 2.64 MB
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“Mae Chee Kaew (1901-1991) was a countrywoman, who lived a simple village life in the northeastern region of Thailand and overcame enormous difficulties in her attempt to leave home and follow the Buddha’s noble path. Blessed with the good fortune to meet the most renowned meditation masters of her era, Mae Chee Kaew took their teachings on meditation to heart, diligently cultivating a mind of clear and spontaneous awareness. Her persistence, courage, and intuitive wisdom enabled her to transcend conventional boundaries – both those imposed upon her by the world and those limiting her mind from within – and thereby find release from birth, ageing, sickness and death.

Mae Chee Kaew is one of the few known female arahants of the modern era and testimony to all beings that regardless of race, gender or class, the Buddha’s goal of supreme enlightenment is still possible...”


Arahattamagga – Arahattaphala: The Path to Arahantship
Author: Acariya Maha Boowa
Translator: Bhikkhu Silaratano
Pages: 116
2rd Edition: May 2005
ISBN: 974-93100-1-2
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File Size: 2.22 MB
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“At present, all that is left of Buddhism are the words of the Buddha. Only his teachings – the scriptures – remain. Please be aware of this. Due to the corruption caused by the defiling nature of the kilesas, true spiritual principles are no longer practiced in present-day Buddhism. As Buddhists, we constantly allow our minds to be agitated and confused, engulfed in mental defilements that assail us from every direction. They so overpower our minds that we never rise above these contaminating influences, no matter how hard we try. The vast majority of people are not even interested enough to try: They simply close their eyes and allow the onslaught to overwhelm them. They don’t even attempt to put up the least amount of resistance. Since they lack the mindfulness needed to pay attention to the consequences of their thoughts, all their thinking and all they do and say are instances of the kilesas giving them a beating. They surrendered to the power of these ruinous forces such a long time ago that they now lack any motivation to restrain their wayward thoughts...”


Wisdom Develops Samadhi
Author: Acariya Maha Boowa
Translator: Acariya Panyavaddho
Pages: 51
2rd Edition: 2005
ISBN: 974-93253-9-7
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File Size: 2.22 MB
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“Anapanasati Bhavana (developing the awareness of breathing) uses the breath as the objective support of the heart and consists in knowing and mindfulness (sati) of in and out breathing. In becoming aware of breathing, one should at first fix attention on the feeling of the breath at the nose or the palate (roof of the mouth), as it suits one, because this is where the breath initially makes contact, and one may use this as a marker point for holding one’s attention. Having done this until one has become skilled, and the in and out breathing becomes finer and finer, one will progressively come to know and understand the nature of the contact of in and out breathing, until it seems that the breathing is located either in the middle of the chest or the solar plexus. After this one must just fix one’s attention on breathing at that place and one must no longer be concerned about fixing attention on the breathing at the tip of the nose or the palate, nor about following it in and out with awareness...”


Venerable Ajaan Khao Analayo – A True Spiritual Warrior
Author: Acariya Maha Boowa
Translator: Acariya Panyavaddho
Pages: 236
2rd Edition: December 2006
ISBN: 974-94962-2-1
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File Size: 4.52 MB
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“Anapanasati Bhavana (developing the awareness of breathing) uses the breath as the objective support of the heart and consists in knowing and mindfulness (sati) of in and out breathing. In becoming aware of breathing, one should at first fix attention on the feeling of the breath at the nose or the palate (roof of the mouth), as it suits one, because this is where the breath initially makes contact, and one may use this as a marker point for holding one’s attention. Having done this until one has become skilled, and the in and out breathing becomes finer and finer, one will progressively come to know and understand the nature of the contact of in and out breathing, until it seems that the breathing is located either in the middle of the chest or the solar plexus. After this one must just fix one’s attention on breathing at that place and one must no longer be concerned about fixing attention on the breathing at the tip of the nose or the palate, nor about following it in and out with awareness...”

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