Opening the Door of Your Heart
In nearly thirty years as a Buddhist monk trained in the Thai forest-dwelling tradition, Ajahn Brahmavamso has gathered many poignant, funny and profound stories. Told with wit and wisdom, these tales reveal moments of wisdom and compassion in the lives of ordinary people.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ajahn Brahm: Ajahn Brahm is the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery in Western Australia and the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia. Born in London in 1951, he graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Theoretical Physics. At the age of twenty-three he was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand. In 1983, he assisted in the establishment of a forest monastery near Perth, Western Australia. He is a well-attained meditator with great insight and humour, known for his inspiring and enlightening talks. He regularly teaches in Australia, Malaysia and Singapore and visits many other countries as a guest speaker and teacher.