Too often, in our very understandable rush to the Middle, we disregard things that seem incongruous with our understanding of what exactly the Middle Way is.
An overview of the first few sections of the Samaññaphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Contemplative Life. Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
Download a PDF of the Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah here. Also, I read a chapter for you. Enjoy!
Saying hello to Buddhist friends around town.
Here is a video where I ride my bike up to a Thai Buddhist Temple in Lacey, Washington. I stroll around the grounds, talk about how the elder monk here is awesome, and then I bow to the Black Buddha with the wheel of 12 interdependent causes.