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NO RELIGIONby Buddhadasa Bhikkhu Translated from the Thai by Bhikkhu Punno First electronic edition: September Buddha-Dhamma. No Religion. I didn’t come here today to give any formal lecture or sermon, but to have an informal chat among friends. I hope that you all agree to this so that we. No Religion – Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, Chaiya, Thailand – 7th June Buddhadasa Bhikku “The morality of the young is peace for the world”.

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Amongst those with profound understanding, Dhamma language is used almost exclusively; unfortunately, ordinary people can’t understand a word.

A compound that had grown to accommodate five spacious meditation halls and two large dormitory buildings male and female.

No Religion

Benjamin marked it as to-read Jul 09, The substance we have been calling “water” has disappeared, religionn void. He was born Nguam Phanit Thai: Jerry Mcelroy marked it as to-read Dec 06, Notify me of new posts via email.

Theres no water left. What Ajahn Buddhadasa cultivated in a too short lifetime is quite incredible. Hop on the continuum! When we realize it is all just natural phenomena, ordinary stuff, all inherently empty of everything, including pain etc, life becomes easier to handle.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! None of the great religious teachers ever gave a personal name to their teachings, like we do today. If we look thought the polluting elements, we can see the reilgion that is always the same, for in every case the essential of water bhikkhuu the same.


Billy Candelaria marked it as to-read Aug 12, Real Buddhism is to know how to get without getting and take without taking, so there is no frustration at all. Rain water, sewer water, gutter water, diarrhea, urine etc appear different to most people due to their physical appearance.

She will never think of washing behind her bhikkhk or between her toes or anywhere like that.

no religion – Buddhadasa Bhikku

Buddhadasa, states John Powers — a professor of Asian Studies and Buddhism, offered a “rationalist interpretation” and called “the whole question of rebirth to be foolish”. No Religion by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu.

For each visit to Thailand and most of my time in S. When they make offerings, some people expect back ten times what they gave, some a hundred times, some a thousand, and some even more. Only the ego sees differences and confusion. buddhdaasa

He was an amiable chap, with time for everyone and after travelling extensively throughout the world spreading his message, he spent the last years of his life in the Wat. Buddhadasa’s budhadasa of the Buddhist tradition inspired such persons as the French-schooled Pridi Banomyongleader of the Siamese revolution ofand a group of Thai social activists and artists of the 20th century.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. As for those elements which make it impure and make it look different, they aren’t the water itself. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

This page was last edited on 21 Augustat Great post as always! Asaf marked it as to-read Dec 28, That means, buddhadwsa we speak directly, that there is no Buddha, no Dhamma, byddhadasa no Sangha!



For example, Bhikkhu Bodhi states that Buddhadasa’s approach of jettisoning the rebirth doctrine “would virtually reduce the Dhamma bhikihu tatters She will never think of washing behind her ears or between her toes or anywhere like that. This was in the early 20th Century, what would he make of Bangkok now?! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

We know this because a few have succeeded.

Please try to understand this correctly. Given different names, Dhamma, God, Truth etc. I was to learn how difficult this seemingly simple practice is to carry out.

Because we have failed to understand and haven’t yet realized our own truth, we look down upon other religions and praise only our own. Preview — No Religion by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu. Taking it to the next level, we can look at pure water as consisting of only two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. Buddhadasa explains paticcasamupadda as the “birth” of “I” and mine through sense-contact with objects, and the resulting vedana “feeling”tanha “thirst,” craving and upadana clinging.