Ajahn Jamnian (Ajahn Jumnien) Buddhist Retreat Information

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Welcome to the Official Website for Ajahn Jamnian Buddhist teachings and events for the United States.  

Ajahn Jamnian (also spelled Ajahn Jumnien, Ajahn Jumnian, or Ajahn Jumean) is a Theravada Thai Buddhist monk and Dhamma teacher in the Thai Forest Tradition. Ajahn Jamnian teaches in a unique style teaching drawing directly from the Suttas (the teachings of the Buddha) and giving practical examples from his personal experience. He  teaches with a spirit of joy, laughter, and lightness of heart by a Buddhist meditation master.

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Ajahn Jamnian (Ajahn Jumnien)

Luang Por Jamnian, also known as Ajahn Jumnien or Ajahn Jumnean, is a Theravadan Buddhist Dharma Master. Luang Por Jamnian offers practical Buddhist teachings through his joyful presence, dialog, and stories with opportunities for meditation and reflection.

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Dhamma Talks and Teachings

Our website has both audio recordings, books, and charts to help you with your Dhamma practice. This includes Dhamma Talks by Luang por Jamnean (Ajahn Jamnian) as well as a Four Foundations of Mindfulness eBook (Maha Satipatthana Sutta). All teaching materials, recordings, and eBooks are available free of charge.

NEW: Under the Bodhi Tree by Ajahn Jamnian (both Thai and English eBook versions available).

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Dates and Locations

Millersylvania State Park Environmental Learning Center

Luang Por Jamnian will Not Be Traveling to the U.S. in 2017

Luang Por Jamnian will not be coming to the U.S. in 2017. If you are interesting in Luang Por Jamnian’s teaching, please check out the the resources on this website including audio recordings, video, and books. These materials are available all without charge.



2020 Books Fund Raising Drive

Luang Por Jamnian turns 84 on May 1st, 2020.  For this special occasion, some of Luang Por’s US students are planning to print and distribute a book devoted to Luang Por.  The book, titled “The Path Toward Nibbana”, written by Dr. Sukanya Kanthawatana, is a Dhamma book summarizing Luang Por’s teachings through the years.  The book contains a Thai and an English versions. Copies of the first edition of this book were given out to the attendees of Luang Por’s 82nd birthday celebration at Wat Khaolao on May 1st, 2018.

This new edition is a revised and much improved version of the first book with added sections.  Additionally, to honor Luang Por on his 84th birthday, a special section containing over 50 full-color pages of Luang Por’s photos from his travels and activities over the years was added.   Each photo is overlaid by one of Luang Por’s own Dhamma quotes taken from his over 50 years of teachings. This new book will be presented to Luang Por and be freely distributed on his 84th birthday this year.  The publishing of this book is funded solely by donations.  If you’d like to participate in honoring Luang Por and in this meritorious act of spreading the Dhamma, you can help fund the book publishing by making your tax-deductible donation on our website by clicking here.  Please indicate in the comment section that your donation is for “The Path Toward Nibbana” book printing.

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