"The Pleasure and Pain of Waking Up"

A Talk by Ajahn Chandako

Freeing oneself from harmful mental habits and discovering
how to live with joy is not always easy or pain-free.

Learn how to skillfully navigate the
ups and downs of authentic spiritual life.


Tuesday, May 23
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
303 6th Avenue SW
Rochester, MN
(The big brick house across from the First
Presbyterian Church parking lot.)

Free and open to the public.

Ajahn Chandako is the abbott of the VimuttiBuddhist Monastery in New Zealand. A Minneapolis native and a 1984 graduate of Carleton College, he traveled widely in Tibet and southeast Asia before ordaining as a monk in the Thai Forest Tradition in 1990. His book "The Outer Path: Finding My Way in Tibet" records the process by which he decided to become a monk. More recently he has translated into English the teachings of meditation masters from Thailand. Today he travels frequently to teach Buddhist ethical principles and meditation with an emphasis on how these timeless teachings can be applied in daily life.

Sponsored by the Rochester Insight Meditation Group