Ajahn Suwat Suvaco (1919-2002), born in Thailand, joined the Sangha at the age of 20. Two or three years later he became a disciple of Ajahn Funn Acaro. He was also a disciple of Ajahn Mun for a short time.
After Ajahn Funn’s death Ajahn Suwat remained in his monastery to oversee the royal funeral of his teacher and the construction of a monument and museum in honour of Ajahn Funn. In the 1980s Ajahn Suwat went to the United States where he founded four monasteries. In 1996 he returned to Thailand.
Ajahn Suwat on Right ConcentrationAjahn Suwat
In general terms, Right Concentration means establishing the mind rightly. On one level, this can apply to all the factors of the path. You have to start out by…
Fistful of Sand & The Light of Discernment: Teachings of Phra Ajahn Suwat SuvacoAjahn Suwat
In 1989 Ajahn Suwat, the founder of Metta Forest Monastery, guided a meditation retreat for Westerners at Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA.
The Intelligent Heart: Five Dhamma TalksAjahn Suwat
A collection of Dhamma talks published to commemorate Ajahn Suwat’s 100th birthday.