image of the venerated monk
Man Phoorithattoh, who
is usually referred to as
Phra Ajaan Man. He was born in
on 20 January 1870 AD and passed away on 11 November 1949 in
He preferred a solitary life in the forest and is credited with establishing the
Thai Forest Tradition, in which practitioners dwell in so-called forest temples
See POSTAGE STAMP.