Kittisaro, from Tennessee, is a Princeton graduate and Rhodes Scholar and a Buddhist practitioner for over 35 years including 15 years as a Theravada monk in the Forest School of Ajahn Chah. He is also a practitioner of Pure Land and Chan Buddhism. He teaches Meditation and is director of Dharmagiri Hermitage & Outreach in South Africa. He has completed two year long retreats.
This talk explores the distance between language and the actuality of 'what is'. It also looks at how concepts lend an impression of solidity to the sense of 'things' and 'self'. As insight matures into the reality that nothing can be grasped, the realisation occurs that there is nothing to attain. Ultimately, it is through letting go that peace is realised.