Reprinting the Book Set to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Venerable Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Mahathera

          The Department of Religious Affairs associated with Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta’s disciples has reprinted the book set to commemorate 150th anniversary of the Birth of Venerable Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Mahathera, on the date 20 January 2020. These valuable books have contents about Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta’s biography, observances, and other practices which are reprinted 5 books as follows:

          1. PATIPADA, Thai Version (written by Luangta Maha Bua)

          The content mentions about the practices of Kammatthana monks as the followers of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta in order that these are the guideline for Salvation, such as how to meditate, walking meditation, traditional or ceremonies on Kammatthana, etc.

          2. PATIPADA, English Version (translated by Phra Ajaan Pannavaddho)

          The content is English which are translated from PATIPADA, Thai Version written by Luangta Maha Bua, mentions about the practices of Kammatthana monks as the followers of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta in order that these are the guideline for Salvation translated by Phra Ajaan Pannavaddho.

          3. A Spiritual Biography of Ajaan Mun, Thai Version (written by Luangta Maha Bua)

          The content is the collection of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta’s biography written by Luangta Maha Bua, mentions about the important occurrences especially during possession of monkhood and asceticism of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta. The content is divided in units.

          4. A spiritual Biography of Ajaan Mun, English Version (translated by Phra Ajaan Dick)

          The content is English which are translated from A Spiritual Biography of Ajaan Mun, Thai Version written by Luangta Maha Bua mentions about the important occurrences especially during possession of monkhood and asceticism of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta which are translated by Phra Ajaan Dick Silarattano.

          5. The Dhamma in Sila Jareuk by Wat Darn Wiwek (Thai Version, collected by
Phra Ajaan Preeda Chandhakaro)

          The content is the collection of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta’s teachings which was appeared on Sila Jareuk in the area of Wat Padanwiwek, Buengkan province. It has the teachings of the great monks, such as, Phra Aubalikunoopomacharn, Luangpu Dul, Phra Suttidhammarangsikampiramethacharn (Phra Dhammataro Lee), etc.

          Hence, the book sets are distributed to Sangha Supreme Council, Council of Ministers, consistory, public sectors, private sectors, educational institution, also through online channels as e-book. For the sake of dissemination, the virtues, practices, and contributions of Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Mahathera as an eminent person of the world towards the Thai society and the world society to be widely available to all target groups.