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

    Conflict! | Ajahn Brahmavamso

    Conflict! | Ajahn Brahmavamso

    Ajahn Brahm talks about conflict and how to deal with it.
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    • 1 hr
    Loneliness and Depression | Dennis Sheppard | 22 April 2020

    Loneliness and Depression | Dennis Sheppard | 22 April 2020

    Dennis Sheppard continues the introductory series on the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/
     
    The guided meditation and talk in this video looks at loneliness and depression, its causes, its effects on the mind, and finding peace. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1d0GhZNlLYFnJgzazbDS8GBXNddDEb62C

    • 55 min
    Effective Listening | Dennis Sheppard | 16 April 2020

    Effective Listening | Dennis Sheppard | 16 April 2020

    Dennis Sheppard continues the introductory series on the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/
     
    In this video, Dennis goes into detail on the practice of effective listening. Listening is a skill that can be either intellectual and brain focussed, or heart based and emotional. They all come together in our humanity when we are present in the moment, listening from a place of still consciousness. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Y8QQR6_V7hzA6gxoWeWYaW1dfMTZFiz1/view?usp=sharing

    • 59 min
    Grief and Loss | Dennis Sheppard | 8 April 2020

    Grief and Loss | Dennis Sheppard | 8 April 2020

    Dennis Sheppard continues the introductory series on the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/ In this talk, Dennis talks about the practice of being our own listener, attending to ourselves, and listening lovingly whilst experiencing the difficulty of grief and loss. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Wnp4vy65kYfF4A2zbOc5lqtBsDmuulnx/view?usp=sharing

    • 50 min
    Working with Emotional Noise | Dennis Sheppard | 31 March 2020

    Working with Emotional Noise | Dennis Sheppard | 31 March 2020

    Dennis Sheppard speaks about the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/
     
    After the introduction, Dennis continues the a series of guided meditations to help our audience and and supporters in being their own friendly listener within one's personal meditation practice. In this time of self-isolation, it is an offering that will help us to better understand this human condition and more importantly to understand the Buddha’s teachings. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kZnXdR_Q3p-4RsoGJftwE-va2tRYFBNe/view?usp=sharing

    • 44 min
    Introduction to the Buddhist Care Line | Dennis Sheppard | 28 March 2020

    Introduction to the Buddhist Care Line | Dennis Sheppard | 28 March 2020

    Dennis Sheppard introduces the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number: https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/
     
    Following the introduction, Dennis provides a talk and guided meditation on anxiety and fear, a topic which many are experiencing during COVID-19. An accompanying text is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ctz5HzxGsk0TWhigiwTlj-Nx0AsaaOaM/view?usp=sharing

    • 55 min

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