Ajahn Nyanadipo: Developing Parami on Magha Full Moon Day
Ajahn Nyanadipo is the abbot of Bodhipala Monastery near Adelaide. Originally from New Zealand, he came to Australia to ordain at Buddha Bodhivana Monastery, Warburton, while still in his late teenage years. He has trained for many years with Luang Por Kalyano, and is his seniormost disciple. In particular, he was instrumental in the physical development of Bodhivana; building, organizing, managing and supervising most of the construction projects.
For the last two years, he has used his skills and extensive experience to develop Bodhipala Monastery near Mount Pleasant, about 50 km east of Adelaide, and to provide Dhamma teachings to the local community of monks, novices and laity.
We are fortunate that he could visit us for our Community Offering of Forest Cloth ('Pha-Pah') on Magha Full Moon day, and kindly shared some Dhamma encouragement with us at the occasion.
In this short recording (7min), he reasures us to be patient in building up Pāramī (j'Spiritual Perfections'). Dhamma practice is not always smooth and easy, but if we persistently continue even through difficulties, our Pāramī will develop and ultimately bear rich fruit.