Kittisaro, from Tennessee, is a Princeton graduate and Rhodes Scholar and a Buddhist practitioner for over 35 years including 15 years as a Theravada monk in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah. He is also a practitioner of Pure Land and Chan Buddhism. He teaches Meditation and is director of Dharmagiri Hermitage & Outreach in South Africa. He has completed two year long retreats.
The chipmunk, the donkey and the dew drops
Aspiration, despair, depression & Ajahn Chah’s encouragement
Suffering for the sake of ending suffering
Touching obstructions patience & kindness
Giving credit for practice already done & the highest merit
Like an empty bell