Mostly Dhamma talks given by Ajahns Munindo, Abhinando, Punnyo at Aruna Ratanagiri, Harnham Buddhist Monastery - a monastery of the Theravada Buddhist Forest Tradition - in Northumberland, UK.
Luang Por Munindo - Using the Madness to Make Our Heart Strong
(keywords) Compassion, Kisa Gotami, empathy, grief, mustard seed, refugees, Balkans, sadness, indignation, denied dukkha, imposed limitations, 4 Foundations of Mindfulness, sensitivity, triggers, backlog, anger and sadness, chaos, affluence, contentment, convenience, stress-test, material progress, selflessness, dark-ages, mindfulness, homelessness, common-and-garden variety mindfulness, indriyasamvara, restraint, Alexander Technique, middle way, hope, rigour mortis, drugs, advertisers, fear, shopping online, meditation, monkey-mind, wisdom, Dhammapada 114, deathlessness.
Luang Por Munindo - Lost and Found 02
(keywords) Goodness as nutriment, wisdom as fruit, 4 Noble Truths, pollutions, theistic religions, prayers of intercession, supplication, affirming, acrobat simile, self-centredness, inner strength, (Second question, 17.17m) surfing the waves of samsara, agility, balance, embodied awareness, sensitivity, whole body-mind, 4 Foundations of mindfulness, extricate, discipline attention, sadness, grief,
challenges, Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister of New Zealand, Morrinsville, indignation, discontentment, compromising integrity, alcohol, weed, guilt, generated dukkha, adopted dukkha, potentize, walking meditation, Tai Chi, shaking hands, trust and gratitude.
Luang Por Munindo - Recovering From Our Addiction To Synthetic Certainty
(keywords) Not-knowing, life after death, scriptures, not-sure, intellectual certainty, God, Dhamma, Tao, Almighty, Lord, myth, mystery, the hard problem of consciousness, Galileo, dirty drinking water, tsunami, volcano, stories, vulnerability, five spiritual faculties, equanimous curiosity, conspiracy theories, fundamentalist beliefs, collective identity crises, contagion, projected anger, present-generated dukkha, old-unreceived dukkha, adopted dukkha, agility, selfless just-knowing awareness.
Luang Por Munindo - Outshining the Dark Shadows
Question on self, illusion, misidentified, right thinking, agency, faith, daring, saddha, 5 spiritual faculties, proliferating, tangle, denied dukkha, anger, flood of darkness, sadness, (18.45mins) Question on Letting Go, Tan Ajahn Thate, wisdom, 5 spiritual faculties, pyramid, axis, abdication, IKEA chairs, Sound of Silence, inspiration, dilemma, free energy, frustration, collectedness, calm, Nagara Sutta, deluded personality, detritus, Dhammapada 58-59.
Luang Por Munindo - The Most Important Question That Almost Nobody Is Asking
(keywords) Acknowledging faults, sinner, translation, Tai Chi, traditions, sorry, relativize self, personality, positive projection, negative projection, parenting, mirroring, therapist, mentoring, positive dependence, ritual, symbols, devotion, assimilated badness, guilt, instilling virtues, integrity, forgiveness, generosity, modesty, humility, technology, power, protections, collective identity crisis, confusion, divisive influence, interest in dukkha.
Luang Por Munindo - World Weariness
(keywords) Disenchantment, awakening, sadness, naivety, idealism, including everything, lever, concepts, suicide, hope, aversion, benefit, clinging, inner structures, refuge, sustenance abuse, addictions, fundamentalism, identity politics, projection, authority, nibbida, samvega, dukkha, sukha, momentum, unreceived dukkha, body surfing, generated dukkha, assimilated dukkha, container, caterpillar, butterfly, chrysalis, self respect, integrity, community, sati-pañña, spiritual companionship, technology, conscious not-knowing.
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