Blooming in the Desert: Favorite Teachings of the

Blooming in the Desert: Favorite Teachings of the Wildflower Monk Taungpulu Sayadaw In , at the age of , the Burmese forest monk Taungpulu Sayadaw left his native country for the first time and came to California, where he taught and established the West s first Burmese Buddhist temple and monastery Revered as a saint in his lifetime and after his death in , Taungpulu Sayadaw s calm, joyful presence, forged in a lifetime s dedication to the austere spiritual path of the Theravada forest tradition, was a beacon of hope to Burmese people in exile and a radiant example of living Buddhism for all who encountered him This selection of the Sayadaw s favorite discourses, parables, chants, and meditations distills the essence of the fundamental Buddhist practices of mindfulness, non attachment, and loving kindness


10 thoughts on “Blooming in the Desert: Favorite Teachings of the Wildflower Monk Taungpulu Sayadaw

  1. Dean Dean says:

    Excellent book of short teachings and entries based on the teachings and pithy instructions of a living arahat, Taungpulu Sayadaw from Burma.


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