Old Chapel of Wat Aranyawasri, Tha Bor District, Nong Khai Province

Phra Ajaan Mun came to dwell in this forest dwelling in 1920. Later, the place was developed into Wat Pa Aranyawasri where monks on pilgrimage carried out their monastic observances and meditation exercises. These included Phra Ajaan Suwan Suchinno, Phra Ajaan Singh Kantayakhamo, Phra Ajaan Thate Desarangsri, and so on. In 1925, Phra Ajaan Mun […]

Ban Huai Sai Forest Dwelling, Khamcha-I District, Nakhon Phanom Province (or present-day Mukdahan Province)

Phra Ajaan Mun moved to stay at Ban Huai Sai in 1921. There he introduced to local folks the Triple Gem—the Lord Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha—as the value they should rely on. He established the norm of Buat Ta Pha Khao, a tradition where a man seeking to enter monkhood needed to observe […]

Ban Nong Lard Forest Dwelling, Sawang Daen Din District, Sakon Nakhon Province

In 1921, Phra Ajaan Mun laid the foundation of practicing Dhamma for his disciples to follow. He advised them to practice meditation with great perseverance and purposefulness so that they could achieve their ultimate goal and find peace. They were also advised to strictly follow the monk precepts guided by Phra Ajaan Mun.

Ban Khor Forest Dwelling, Ban Phue District, Udon Thani Province

Phra Ajaan Mun, together with Phra Ajaan Sao Kantasilo, returned to stay at Ban Khor forest dwelling for another Lent period in 1923. This time many monks and novices came to practice Dhamma with the two revered monks. These included Phra Ajaan Singh, Phra Ajaan Pin, Phra Ajaan Dhate, Phra Ajaan Waen, Phra Ajaan Tue, […]

Wat Pa Mahachai, Ban Nong Bua Lumpoo Subdistrict, Ban Phue District, Udon Thani Province (the present-day Nong Bua Lumpoo Province)

In 1924, Phra Ajaan Mun dwelled here so as to teach Dhamma, meditation and Buddhist precepts to his disciples, namely Phra Ajaan Khoo Dhammadhinno and Phra Ajaan Kwa Sumano, who was a Buddhist novice at the time. In addition, Phra Ajaan Dhate Desarangsri and Phra Ajaan Poommee Thitadhammo, who traveled from Wat Ban Duea, usually […]

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