Things As They Are

These extemporaneous talks were delivered to the monks living at Ajaan Mahā Boowa’s monastery. The talks in this collection all deal with the practice of meditation, and particularly with the development of wisdom. In these talks, Ajaan Mahā Boowa often recounts...

Straight from the Heart

This collection of talks was originally given for the benefit of a lay disciple who had come to Ajaan Mahā Boowa’s monastery to receive his guidance as she faced her approaching death from bone marrow cancer. These talks offer important lessons about how to learn from...

Venerable Ajaan Khao Anālayo

A senior disciple of Ajaan Mun, Ajaan Khao Anālayo was one of the foremost meditation masters of our time. He always preferred to practice in remote, secluded locations and with such single-minded resolve that his diligence in that respect was unrivaled among his...

Arahattamagga Arahattaphala

Arahattamagga is a compilation of Ajaan Mahā Boowa’s Dhamma talks giving an in-depth analysis of his own path of practice. It describes the entire range of his meditation, from the beginning stages all the way to the final transcendence. We realize that such exalted...

Mae Chee Kaew

Mae Chee Kaew lived a simple village life in the northeast of Thailand and overcame great difficulties in attempting to leave home and follow the Buddha’s noble path. Blessed with the good fortune to meet the most renowned meditation masters of her era, she took their...

Samana

“To behold a Samana whose heart is free of defilement — that is the highest Blessing.” On January 30, 2011 at the age of 97, Ajaan Mahā Boowa shed his physical form and totally departed this world. The death of a Buddha or an Arahant disciple is known as Parinibbāna....