Saturday Morning Teaching and Q&A with Ven. Nisabho & Ajahn Kovilo (also in-person at Volunteer Park)
Tune in with fellow practitioners every Saturday morning at 10:00 am PT for a Dhamma talk and Q&A with Venerable Nisabho, Ajahn Kovilo. You may also attend the talk in-person at Volunteer Park, during the weekly Saturday Morning Community Meditation, Teaching, & Potluck Brunch. See the Clear Mountain YouTube channel for the subjects of upcoming talks. Welcome!
Ajahn Kovilo is an American monk who ordained in 2010 at Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery with Luang Por Pasanno as his preceptor. He likes memorizing things and walking around and hopes to one day enjoy meditation.
After finishing college in 2012, “Tahn” Nisabho left his native Washington to go forth as a Buddhist monk in Thailand. He received full ordination the following spring under Ajahn Anan, a senior disciple of renowned meditation master, Ajahn Chah, and spent the following years training in forest monasteries throughout Thailand, Australia, and the US. While staying with some of the lineage’s most respected teachers, he grew to believe the Thai Forest Tradition’s balance of communal life with solitary forest dwelling, careful adherence to the monastic precepts, and focus on meditation represented a faithful embodiment of the original Buddhist path. Moreover, his time with contemporary masters such as Ajahn Anan, Ajahn Pasanno, and Ajahn Jayasaro, convinced him that such a path could yield great fruit in the heart even amidst the complexities of modern life.
In 2020, after nearly eight years in robes, Tahn Nisabho returned to the Northwest hoping to help establish a refuge of Dhamma and practice near Seattle.