Cooking With A Paddle

Cooking With A PaddleDuring our mahadana (big donation day) celebration at Pa-Auk Meditation Centre in February, the population was over 3,000. Our kitchen was in overflow mode and moved outside. I have included another picture of the pot in case you thought it was the camera angle. #Photography #Cooking #Food #Catering #Pa-Auk  This was […]

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Sayadawgyi finished his six day Dhamma Talk series in Myanmar Language on The Brahmanimantanika Sutta…

Sayadawgyi finished his six day Dhamma Talk series in Myanmar Language on The Brahmanimantanika Sutta. His first words were about America and the wrong views about Buddhism there. He shouted his lion's roar and several thousand devotees came to see him. Venerable U Dhammasena was recruited to continue the translation. It was amazing how he […]

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Here is a picture of the translation of Ven. Pa-Auk Sayadaw’s Dhamma talk with the fm mic.  We used …

Here is a picture of the translation of Ven. Pa-Auk Sayadaw's Dhamma talk with the fm mic.  We used the mic from Thailand with a 100 ft range.  Just anybody in the hall could passively tune in with their telephone or mp3 player's FM radio component.  90.9 MHz.  There is was virtually no disturbance or […]

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Here is a picture of a temporary novice monk (Samanera) from Scotland at our roadside Bodhi Tree. Pa…

Here is a picture of a temporary novice monk (Samanera) from Scotland at our roadside Bodhi Tree. Pa-Auk is one of the few places in the world that follows the vinaya (code of rules) that will ordain foreigners for a short period of time without any commitment. It is part of the Myanmar Monastic Culture. […]

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Here is an awesome picture showing the typical patimokkha recitation at Pa-Auk Meditation Center (from…

Here is an awesome picture showing the typical patimokkha recitation at Pa-Auk Meditation Center (from February).The patimokkha is roughly a 45 page book of 227 rules that the monks must follow. They are chanted (by memory) by one skilled in memory. This was posted on Google+

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