Theravada

Teachings of a Buddhist Monk

Spiritual life is not about becoming someone special but discovering a greatness of heart within us and every being…

Modern practical teachings from an American monk living within one of the oldest Buddhist traditions…

The Four Stages, by Ajahn Sumedho

Am I a non-returner? Will I ever become an arahant?’ This is the worldly mind grasping the concepts. Sometimes you hear people say, ‘This monk ― he’s a stream-enterer!’ and everyone goes ‘Ohhh! a stream-enterer!’ ‘And that one’s an arahant.’ ‘Wow, an arahant!’ (that’s like superman)…