There are more references scattered throughout Ajahn Chah's talks. He liked Ajahn Buddhadasa's presentation of Dhamma, which he found more practical and useful than many of the standard books. With paticcasamuppada, they basically wanted the Thai people to look into their own minds in the present moment to observe what is really going on there, and how they are creating kamma which will create future becoming and birth (in this life and the next). That is why they stressed this aspect of the teaching. Ajahn Buddhadasa perhaps went a bit too far, even discounting the question of future rebirth altogether, because many Thais think of it very much like the Hindus (that their "soul" gets to reap the results of past kamma). Ajahn Chah, on the other hand, in one of his talks urges the monks to practise hard in this life so that they don't have to be born again, to "lie in another person's belly for nine months".
Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)
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