“Adhittāna – resolution – is a foundation for training the mind to avoid careless habits and employ skilful means. In this way it shifts our orientation away from self-view amd towards Dhamma.”
This classic account of their pilgrimage on foot to the Buddhist holy places of India is read by Ajahn Sucitto and Nick Scott. Originally published as two books: Rude Awakenings and Great Patient One, the authors now read them as a weekly offering during the Coronavirus times. You can listen to or subscribe to this weekly podcast by visiting https://whereareyougoing.podbean.com/
A good teacher (Acariya) encourages and pushes the mind of the disciple away from the changeable world presented by sense-consciousness, to the more fruitful reality that’s centred on Dhamma. In this talk, the principles of this are pointed out, and as exemplified by Ajahn Chah. This talk was offered on Ajahn Chah’s 102nd birthday commemoration.