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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

    Brahma-Viharas Series 3: Joy| Bhante Bodhidhaja | 23 January 2022

    Brahma-Viharas Series 3: Joy| Bhante Bodhidhaja | 23 January 2022

    Bhante Bodhidhaja gives a Dhamma talk from the Newbury Buddhist monastery regarding the four Brahma Vihara taught by the Lord Buddha.

    This is the third in the series of the Brahma Vihara or "The Four Highest Hangout Places" as Bhante describes it where he talks about "Mudita" rejoicing in the happiness of others.

    Bhante Bodhiraja gives a good perspective on how we can increase rejoicing in the success of others by citing quotes from many different cultures of the world. 

    Bhante also quotes the following Sutta on Getting Rid of Resentment. 

    AN 5.162 -Dutiyaāghātapaṭivinaya sutta -  Click here to read this on Sutta Central.

    Click here to see the full presentation of this talk on YouTube. 

    Teaching given from Newbury Buddhist Monastery, Victoria, Australia – Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

    Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

    To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

     

     

    • 56 min
    Venerable Kassapa | Developing Peace for Ourselves | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

    Venerable Kassapa | Developing Peace for Ourselves | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

    Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram, Cambodian Society of WA (CBSWA) with Venerable Kassapa on the 13 June 2022. These weekly teachings give an introduction into Meditation and some guidance and basics into the practice of the Buddhist Path. They usually consist of a short talk, thirty minute meditation and then questions & answers.

    Venerable Kassapa has trained at Bodhinyana Monastery in Serpentine, WA (Buddhist Society of WA monastery – abbot Ajahn Brahmavamso), where he has been a resident since 2013.

    Currently Venerable Kassapa is staying at Wat Dhammayanaram two to three weeks at a time and then returning to Bodhinyana for a week. Venerable has committed to help out the temple (for possibly up to 1-2 years), to assist the Cambodian monk Bhante Sukkhakamo by keeping him company and helping with things, such as this teaching engagement. Venerable Kassapa has been helping the temple on and off since he became a monk.

    Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

    To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

    Teaching retrieved from https://thecbswa.org/meditation-recordings please visit https://thecbswa.org/ to find out how to attend the monastery in person.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 25 June 2022

    Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 25 June 2022

    Why does our mind not become quiet and peaceful? Ajahn Brahm explains how wanting causes our mind to be restless and how we can become peaceful.

    Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

    To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Expectations Cause Suffering | Ajahn Brahm | 24 June 2022

    Expectations Cause Suffering | Ajahn Brahm | 24 June 2022

    Ajahn Brahm explains how expectations cause us to suffer (i.e. expectations of ourselves and others).

    Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

    To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 24 June 2022

    Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 24 June 2022

    Ajahn Brahm reminds us that trying to achieve something in our meditation hinders our progress.

    Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

    To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

    • 25 min
    Dhammaloka Book Club: “Good? Bad? Who Knows?” Part 2 | Venerable Mettaji

    Dhammaloka Book Club: “Good? Bad? Who Knows?” Part 2 | Venerable Mettaji

    In this 2nd series of the "Good? Bad? Who Knows?" book discussion, Venerable Mettaji shares how we can use these stories to help us to calm ourselves down, answer a dilemma, or stop and centre ourselves, even if we feel a bit agitated in our body or had a challenging recent experience.

    This book is available from the Dhammaloka Library.

    Dhammaloka Book Club is usually held on the second Saturday of every month from 1.45 pm to 2.30 pm, please check the BSWA event page for the latest updates.

    Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

    To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

    • 49 min

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