Evening Sitting by Ajahn Chah

From The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah – Single Volume, 2011, p. 37.

I would like to ask you about your practice. You have all been practising meditaton here, but are you sure about the practice yet? Ask yourselves, are you confident about the practice yet? These days there are all sorts of meditation teachers around, both monks and lay teachers, and I’m afraid it will cause you to be full of doubts and uncertainty about what you are doing. This is why I am asking. As far as Buddhist practice is concerned, there is really nothing greater or higher than these teachings of the Buddha which you have been practising with here. If you have a clear understanding of them, it will give rise to an absolutely firm and unwavering peace in your heart and mind

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A Message from Thailand

Message From Ajahn Chah

During the rainy season retreat of 1981 Venerable Ajahn Chah was visited by a Thai lay supporter at a branch monastery called ‘The Cave of Diamond Light’. It was a time just prior to the serious decline in Ajahn Chah’s health and he was able to record this message on tape to send to his disciples in England.