Dharma Seed is dedicated to preserving and sharing the spoken teachings of Theravada Buddhism in modern languages. Since the early 1980's, Dharma Seed has collected and distributed dharma talks by teachers offering the vipassana (insight) and metta (lovingkindness) practices of Theravada Buddhism. New recordings are being added continuously from contemporary dharma teachers.
Brian Lesage: Generosity and De-colonization
(Flagstaff Insight Meditation Community)
Mark Nunberg: Settling the Activated Heart: Guided Meditation
(Common Ground Meditation Center)
Ayya Santacitta: Die fünf Indriya & die Weite des Geistes
(Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery) Geführte Meditation | Aloka-Dharma-Zoom
Ayya Santacitta: Vorwärtstasten
(Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery) Aloka-Dharma-Zoom
James Baraz: Transformation is Possible
(Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley) When we start the spiritual journey we see that our mind is filled with unskillful habits of thought, colored by attachment, aversion and confusion. The Buddha described the process of purification that enables us to purify and transform first our outward conduct, then our thoughts and finally our subtle spiritual aspirations. This purification process leads ultimately to full awakening. The talk includes the Buddha's teaching of how this process works through the simile of the "Refinement of Mind."
Jill Shepherd: talk: the clinging-aggregates of perceptions and mental formations part 2
(Auckland Insight Meditation) Looking at the role of perceptions and mental formations in creating self-referencing thoughts, and some ways to help these constructs release