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Samana: Luangta Maha Boowa

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“To behold a Samana whose heart is free of defilement – that is the highest Blessing.”

On January 30, 2011 at the age of 97, Ajaan Mahā Boowa shed his physical form and totally departed this world. The death of a Buddha or an Arahant disciple is known as Parinibbāna. Ajaan Mahā Boowa left those who lived and practiced with him in no doubt that he was truly a Noble disciple
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Paperback, 1st Edition, 208 pages
Published March 2011 by Forest Dhamma Books
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MeLita
Venerable Ajaan Maha Boowa is affectionately well-known as "Luangta (Venerable Grandfather)" in Thailand. This book was created for his cremation, and perhaps is the only biography of him in English that is available at the moment. The book consists of 10sections: 1 section of his biography and 9 sections of his Dhammatalks that have been translated into English.

Who is Ajaan Maha Boowa then? Here is some of his biography found in the website www.forestdhamma.org/about/boowa

Venerable Ajaan Mahā B
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Feb 24, 2013 Nikita Pchelin rated it it was ok
Perhaps a captivating book for those that like reading biographies of great people, but I could not finish it because of the fairly dry language. A lot of great pictures though (seriously).
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