[[ KINDLE ]] ✽ Pure and Simple: The Buddhist Teachings of a Thai Laywoman Author Upasika Kee Nanayon – Thomashillier.co.uk

Pure and Simple: The Buddhist Teachings of a Thai Laywoman Upasika Kee Was A Uniquely Powerful Spiritual Teacher Evocative Of The Great Ajahn Chah, Her Teachings Are Earthy, Refreshingly Direct, And Hard Hitting In The Twentieth Century, She Grew To Become One Of The Most Famous Teachers In Thailand Male Or Female All The Remarkable Because, Rarer Still, She Was Not A Monastic But A Layperson Her Relentless Honesty, Along With Her Encouraging Voice, Is One Reason So Many Contemporary Buddhist Teachers Recall Upasika Kee So Fondly, And So Often With This Book, Readers Seeking Something Reminiscent Of The Classic Mindfulness In Plain English Can Receive Instruction On Meditation Practice As They Become Acquainted With The Legacy Of A Renowned Buddhist Figure Pure And Simple, The First Widely Available Collection Of Her Writings, Will Be Gratefully Received Not Only By Those Who Knew Upasika Kee, But By Anyone Who Encounters Her For The First Time In Its Pages.


10 thoughts on “Pure and Simple: The Buddhist Teachings of a Thai Laywoman

  1. says:

    I just started reading this one, and it s kicking butt Straight forward, no bs kinda Buddhist book, and it s by a woman There s nothing of any substance to the physical properties of the body, which are all rotten and decomposing The body is like a rest room over a cesspool We can decorate it on the outside to make it pretty and attractive, but on the inside it s full of the most horrible, filthy things Whenever we excrete anything, we ourselves are repelled by it yet even though we re repelled by it, it s there inside us, in our intestines decomposing, full of worms, awful smelling There s just the flimsiest membrane covering it up, yet we fall for it and hold tight to it We don t...


  2. says:

    This is a wonderful book Thanissaro Bhikkhu, the translator, did a great job in capturing the urgency and ardency of Upasika Kee s teachings on the Dhamma I would recommend this book for anyone who s got an established practice who might be looking for a in depth exposition of the Dhamma in fluid form Know, of course, that Upasika Kee was a Thai lay practitioner who lived in a unique circumstance This informs her teachings, and also the language used I thi...


  3. says:

    So far I am loving this book


  4. says:

    A excellent book that is direct and to the point Upasika is a inspiration to all of us on the path.