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A Tree in a Forest. A Collection of Ajahn Chah's Similes

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"People have asked about my practice. How do I prepare my mind for meditation?
There is nothing special. I just keep it where it always is.
They ask, 'Then are you an arahant?'
Do I know?
I am like a tree in a forest, full of leaves, blossoms and fruit.
Birds come to eat and nest, and animals seek rest in its shade.
Yet the tree does not know itself.
It follows its own nature.
Published 1995 by Dhamma Cultivation Publishing House
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Sep 16, 2012 Tess rated it it was amazing
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Aug 02, 2014 Ira Miranti rated it really liked it
this is a great book. even i had to read it more than one times to understand what is the meaning of the sentences. basicly every basic learning about life which you find at the simplest objects that you will find dailly such as rocks, tree or something.
i see the point of this book, how you found peace in your life
Aug 23, 2014 Thushan rated it it was amazing
Wisdom in most simple words...
saya udah baca yg versi terjemahan indonesia, sangat menarik cara Ajahn Chah mengajari kita melihat kehidupan ini..
mungkin karena model penulisan yg sepotong sepotong jadi buku ini terasa amat ringan dimengerti tetapi kelemahannya tentu saja karena cerita2 yang sepotong2 kadang kurang saling berhubungan..

after all..nda nyesel koq baca buku beliau yang satu ini...
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Dec 30, 2013 Hendro Chen rated it it was amazing
Great reads. The stories here are like the treasures. You can have them and share them with anyone. They will benefit from it. No matter where they go. simply greats. :)
Andrew B
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A great start for insight into Dhamma/Buddhism.
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Buku yang sulit ku mengerti pada waktu itu. Kini kalau kubaca lagi pemahaman yang kudapat berbeda. Rasanya tidak sesulit dulu lagi untuk paham.
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Ajahn Chah was born in 1918 in a village located in the north-eastern part of Thailand. He became a novice at a young age and recieved higher ordination at the age of twenty. He followed the austere Forest Tradition for years, living in forests and begging for almsfood as he wandered about on mendicant pilgrimage.

He practised meditation under a number of masters, among whom was Ajahn Mun, a highly
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