Author: Canda

November 2, 2018 Canda

By Ajahn Brahm for “The Middle Way” journal of The Buddhist Society, August 2018   A young Ajahn Brahm (or Venerable Brahmavamso), at Wat Paa Nanachat, Thailand   When I took refuge in Ajahn Chah as my teacher in January 1975, I made a vow never to ask to go anywhere. I would only come…

November 2, 2018 Canda

By Ven Candavisuddhi Bhikkhuni  for “The Middle Way” journal of The Buddhist Society, August 2018   Introduction     My teacher, Ajahn Brahm, and I founded Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project to strengthen Buddhism by growing the sangha of bhikkhunis – or fully ordained female monastics – on UK soil.   We aspire to establish a Forest…

July 15, 2018 Canda

Tibetan Singing Bowl at one of Ajahn Brahmali’s talks, courtesy of pallotta_photograhy   In our latest newsletter here, we reflect on the elucidating journey into the suttas we have just travelled with Ajahn Brahmali in Derbyshire  and open bookings for Ajahn Brahm’s London and Oxford talks in December! We share many video and audio recordings as well…

July 15, 2018 Canda

  It has been a huge privilege to host Ajahn Brahmali in England and he left us all on a wholesome high! The remarkable tour was pretty packed yet Ajahn was on top form, delivering intellectually lucid, spiritually rousing teachings directly based on the suttas. He brought us nearer to the Buddha as our principle Teacher, by carefully…

May 2, 2018 Canda

We are thrilled to announce Ajahn Brahm’s next UK visit in our newsletter here, along with more on Anukampa’s activities and Ajahn Brahmali’s events this summer.   Registration for Ajahn Brahm’s first 8-day Residential Retreat in England is open for bookings right now, (and if he is as popular as Ajahn Brahmali it will likely…

January 21, 2018 Canda

An Informal Interview with Ajahn Brahm (speaking with Ven Canda), on 19th January, 2018       VC: What basis is there for legal objections to the validity of bhikkhuni ordination?   AB: Basically, there are no legal objections. Its only politics; people getting used to the idea of female monastics.   VC: Many people…

January 15, 2018 Canda

In this month’s newsletter, we send you the link to book your place for Ajahn Brahmali’s first UK retreat. Since we opened just a few hours ago, bookings have been coming in thick and fast at a rate higher than we could have anticipated! Also contained are the latest video’s from Ajahn Brahm’s October 2017…