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Dharma talks from Ajahn Brahm and the teachers of Australian Buddhist forest sangha of monks and nuns

Dharma talks from Ajahn Brahm and the teachers of Australian Buddhist forest sangha of monks and nuns
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Dharma talks from Ajahn Brahm and the teachers of Australian Buddhist forest sangha of monks and nuns

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English


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Befriending Inner Fear | Ajahn Brahmavamso

12/15/2018
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Ajahn Brahm speaks at his old alma mater as a guest of the Cambridge University Buddhist Society sharing his guidance on the topic of befriending inner fear. Talk given at Lady Mitchell Hall, University of Cambridge on 26th of October 2016. The event was organised by the Cambridge University Buddhist Society in collaboration with Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project, of which Ajahn is Spiritual Adviser. Donations towards Anukampa's aim to develop a nuns' monastery in England are extremely welcome....

Duration:01:55:55

Can Meditation Relieve Stress Related Health Problems? | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

12/15/2018
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Ajahn Brahm responds to a question about whether meditation can relieve stress related health problems. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:07:13

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 2 June 2006

12/13/2018
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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:28:09

Internet Porn Addiction | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

12/13/2018
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Ajahn Brahm responds to a query about how to deal with internet porn addiction. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:04:59

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Dennis Sheppard | 14 July 2017

12/11/2018
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Dennis Sheppard (president of the Buddhist Society of WA) guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. Recorded at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre in Perth, Western Australia during the Rains Retreat. This meditation goes with his talk called Stillness, which can be found here: http://podcast.bswa.org/e/stillness-dennis-sheppard/ Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:30:52

Ajahn Nitho - Pop Thoughts Like Popping Bubbles - The Armadale Meditation Group

12/11/2018
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Ajahn opened the evening by having us make bubbles and laughing. Ajahn then explained that like popping bubbles we can pop our thoughts as they arise during meditation. Ajahn further explained that trying to meditate without joy and happiness in our minds is so much more difficult than with peace, harmony and joy. If you try to meditate with a heavy, dark or unhappy mind it will be difficult, if not impossible, to have a good meditation. Letting go of our thinking mind is the object we all...

Duration:01:30:48

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 26-05-2006

12/11/2018
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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:27:59

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 08-12-2018

12/11/2018
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According to the Buddha, you should raise your mindfulness before meditating on your breathe. Ajahn Brahmali explains that contemplating on death is one way to increase your present moment awareness because it helps you to let go of your past and future. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:56:43

Why I am a Buddhist Monk | Ajahn Brahmali | 07-12-2018

12/10/2018
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Ajahn Brahmali explains how he came across the Buddhist path and the various reasons why he decided to become a monk, in particular experiencing the peace of breath meditation led him to want to pursue this further. Ajahn explains how through experience you gain confidence in the teachings of the Buddha and he discusses the Kalama Sutta (AN3.65) on navigating among different spiritual options. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:59:01

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 07-12-2018

12/10/2018
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Ajahn Brahmali guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:31:22

The Ten Perfections | Ajahn Appichato | 24 April 2009

12/8/2018
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Venerable Appichato talks about the Ten Perfections (Paramis): Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:57:18

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Vayama | 19-05-2006

12/8/2018
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Ajahn Vayama guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:32:39

Use Wisdom Power, Not Will Power | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

12/8/2018
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Ajahn Brahm explains why his retreats are not tough, and why pain doesn't equal gain when it comes to meditation. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:05:20

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 12-05-2006

12/7/2018
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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:27:24

Walking Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

12/7/2018
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Ajahn Brahm gives some basic instruction on how to do walking meditation. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:09:06

Dhamma Shorts | Right Effort In The Eightfold Path | Ajahn Brahmavamso

12/5/2018
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Many people think that Right Effort is about stubborn determination and putting in 110% to attain the goal. But is it? Here Ajahn Brahm gives a clear definition of what Right Effort is - and it's not what you think! Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:06:36

Bhante Buddharakkhita - Gratitude and Draining The Swamp - The Armadale Meditation Group

12/4/2018
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Bhante Buddharakkhita was about to start the evening when he noticed that the Christmas lights were on in our room. Bhante asked that they be left on, and the main lights turned off, so as to mark the time of the year which, to those of us in western society, is Christmas. Such things, that may seem not to be an issue to us, are to others a trigger for anxiety and stress. As this was the case for some in our audience, Bhante explained that to run for a lifetime from such things does not make...

Duration:01:30:05

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 01-12-2018

12/4/2018
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Ajahn Brahm teaches that you cannot calm your mind through concentration, but instead you must let go and you let go by being content. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:01:17:40

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 30-11-2018

12/3/2018
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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:00:32:07

Death and Grief | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 30 November 2018

12/3/2018
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Contradictory to our common belief, Ajahn Brahm contests that when a loved one dies, you don't have to have grief and he goes onto explain how death can actually be an inspirational experience. Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

Duration:01:06:25