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One Monk, Many Masters: The Wanderings of a Simple Buddhist Traveler

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In 1969 Paul Breiter was among the throngs of disaffected youth who traveled to the Exotic East, seeking to escape the cultural and spiritual upheavals at home. He traveled to India, thinking that indulging the senses would be his means of finding God.

Instead, he found himself at a monastery in Thailand, taking the precepts of a Buddhist monk. He would spend the next seven
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Kindle Edition, 264 pages
Published June 1st 2012 by Parami Press
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Craig
Jul 25, 2014 Craig rated it liked it
One Monk Many Masters is kind of an addendum to the author's cult classic, Venerable Father. We learn about Breiter's life before his years as a monk with Ajahn Chah in Thailand, and about his encounters with Zen and Tibetan Buddhist teachers afterwards. Ajahn Chah looms large in the narrative, with about half of the book devoted to him and the years spent in Thailand. Unfortunately, the author was never as close to the Mahayana masters as he was to the Thai Forest Tradition teachers, so the boo ...more
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