Ajahn Sumedho

Ajahn Sumedho was born in Seattle, USA in 1934. In 1966, he went to Thailand to practice meditation and ordained as a Theravada monk in 1967. Ajahn Sumedho later meet with the the highly respected Thai teacher Ajahn Chah.

Books include: Don’t Take Your Life Personally, Mind and the Way, Teachings of a Buddhist Monk, and Sound of Silence.

Recordings of his talks given at the BPG Buddhist Summer School can be found here

Listen to an extract from a dharma talk on Timelessness by Ajahn Sumedho

He was the abbot of
Amaravati Buddhist monastery
Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead
HP1 3BZ England
www.amaravati.org

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Categories: Ajahn Sumedho, Biography

5 replies

  1. excellent for Buddhist practice

  2. a day before i could download a copy of Four noble truths. yesterday i had read the complete book in one short.Could feel buddha. Wanted to see the author, how he looks like. i have seen him.

    Wanted to let it go. No attachment.

    Ravichandran AV

  3. Ajahn Sumedho is an amazing teacher – I would recommend any and all books and talks by him.

    He is one of those teachers who takes the principles we learn and actually shows you how to easily apply them everyday situations – to ease our own suffering and enrich our everyday lives.

  4. I had the pleasure of meeting Ajahn Sumedho in the 1990s, his teachings changed my life. I understand he is now living in Thailand after his retirement, does he have an email dress or a telephone number. i would be most grateful if i had some contact details. peace to all. Simon Gunns, leicester

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