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Those who know ajahn brahm will know that he is a great teacher with a very good sense of humour. Voices of young buddhists and the buddhas apprentices. The 108 stories in who ordered this truckload of dung. Ajahn brahmali has lived at bodhinyana monastery since 1994, and was ordained as a bhikkhu, with ajahn brahm as his preceptor, in 1996.1399 242 1168 538 95 531 968 600 385 351 912 1486 1030 1240 673 1213 1003 708 1069 1367 1348 258 991 1015 726 289 1228 1405 1213