What the Buddha Never Taught: A 'Behind the Robes" Account of Life in a Thai Forest Monastery

What the Buddha Never Taught: A 'Behind the Robes" Account of Life in a Thai Forest Monastery

Tim Ward


There continues to be a spot within the jungles of Thailand, the place you could depart all of it behind... A cult vintage and bestseller within the Nineties, What the Buddha by no means Taught is a funny “behind the gowns” account of lifestyles inside of one of many strictest jungle monasteries in Southeast Asia. In Pahnanachat, the priests maintain the 227 principles laid down by way of the Buddha, together with refraining from all killing. yet how does a international monk focus on cobra within the outhouse, or the temptation of a Mars Bar in his begging bowl? discover, during this newly reincarnated twentieth anniversary variation, with a brand new advent via the writer and a brand new foreword by means of Wade Davis.

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