“The dhamma that the
Buddha delineated is only a map detailing various paths. We, as the travelers,
must carefully examine and understand the map….This is comparable to the
necessity of a flashlight while traversing an unknown trail in the dark. The
course is littered with various intersections and signs, each pointing to a
different destination. Some intersections lead to apayabhumi (hell realms), heaven, or
nibbana (ultimate enlightenment). If all of this is understood, difficulties will be absent in
Paradigm Shift was Venerable Acariya Thoon
Khippapanyo’s penultimate book authored before attaining ultimate enlightenment on November 11, 2008
at Wat Pa Ban Koh in Udon Thani,
was the book Acariya Thoon was most proud of because of its comprehensive and
These are questions that plagued King Pasendi after he had a series of odd and perplexing dreams. None of his wise advisors could satisfactorily decipher their meaning. So, King Pasendi turned to the wisest of all men, the Buddha.
In this book, Venerable Acariya Thoon Khippapanyo tells of how the Buddha interpreted King Pasendi’s dreams. Acariya Thoon also explains how these prophecies will affect us in the future.
See for yourself if these predictions are still to take shape or have already occurred.
What if such a remarkable religious hybrid actually lived? The brief pieces collected in this book depict what he might have taught, proclaiming Buddhism from the Bible! Amazingly, it turns out not to be much of a stretch! Saint Iodasaph will have you reading familiar texts with new (third?) eyes!
These vignettes originally appeared in The Christian*New Age Quarterly. One reader asked if they were genuine channeled revelations! That's high praise.
We all experience the ups and downs of relationships—the fun of dating, the pain of breaking up, the demands of serious partnerships, and the ache of loneliness. But we often forget that they affect not only our love lives, but our spirits as well.
With Love Dharma you will discover how to use your romantic triumphs and tragedies to achieve personal peace and happiness, develop more satisfying connections with others, and share yourself without losing yourself. Author Geri Larkin teaches that the difficult and joyous moments of our love lives are truly opportunities to continue our spiritual journey