Bhikkhuni Ani Zamba: August 2011

Dhamma talks with Bhikkhuni Ani Zamba

A Talk by Ani Zamba last November received elated reviews from 60+ people who attended – so we were swift to invite her back again. Don’t miss the chance to meet this remarkable Bhikkhuni and great speaker.

From 12th August to 22nd August:

Thursday 11th Dhamma Talk 6:30-8:30 pm ‘Confusion is the Path to Awakening‘ at Ariyasom Villa
See map/directions below
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Friday 12th National Holiday for Mother’s day @Ariyasom
   2:00-4:00 Afternoon Session with the ‘Buddhist Psycho’ group – open discussion on the role of family and parenthood, and why the Buddha left his home and family
   5:30 – 7:30 pm Dhamma Talk on ‘Starting at Home’ – Dhamma practise begins at home, dealing with family issues, your own issues, and learning to grow
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     Saturday 13th Ani Zamba should be open to private invitations…
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Sunday 14th Dhamma Talk at Ariyasom Villa (with refreshments) ‘All in the senses – all in the Mind’ The Buddhist take on the Materialist/Idealist philosophies – is the world ‘out there’ or ‘in your head’. 1:30 – 3:30 pm
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     Monday 15th Our Sangha will be at the Dance Centre for this year’s Dhamma Talk Series
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Tuesday 16th 7:30 pm Dharma Talk at the Siam Society ‘How to realize ones Human Potential’ See http://littlebang.org/2011/07/28/bhikkhuni-ani-zamba-at-the-siam-society/
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Wednesday 17th : Last chance to catch Ani Zamba – Dhamma Talk at Ariyasom Villa 6:30-8:15pmThe Cost of Illusion’ – the basic misunderstanding arising from perception based on the 5 skhandhas
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The venerable Ani Zamba is a UK born nun with more than 40 years of study and practice in Buddhism.  Her main root guru was Dungsey Thinley Norbu Rinpoche.  Her other main teachers include HH the Dalai Lama, HH Dujom Rinpoche and HH Dilgo Khyenste Rinpoche.  She has also received many teachings from Chadud Rinpoche, Khamtul Rinpoche, Dzongsar Rinpoche and Lama Wangdor.

Having established a firm foundation in Tibetan Buddism she also went on to study within the Thai Buddhist tradition with Achaan Chah, Achaan Buddhadasa and Luang Ph0r Cheleun for 4 years.

Later Ani Zamba traveled to Korea to study the Son tradition with the great Zen master Kusan Sunim where she spent 7 years.

More recently she studied the Sik Sai Chun Chinese Buddhist tradition in China for 9 years.

Latterly she has founded a charitable trust in north-east Brazil to create a project for human well being called “Dipankara”.  This project, which is based on realising one’s own potential, engages both the important psychological and physical aspects of human development.
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Location:

Could not be easier to get to – go down Sukhumvit Soi One, right to the end, and Ariyasom is on the left.

Click the map for an even larger view (note that this map is proportional to actual distance, and has North at the top. It is an 8 minute walk from Ploen Chit BTS Station on Sukhumvit One





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