16 episodes

The Aloka Vihara sisters are a community of bhikkhunis (fully-ordained nuns) and samaneris (novices) dedicated to practicing the Buddha’s teaching in the style of the Theravada Forest Tradition. Their practice emphasizes simplicity, renunciation, service and an orientation towards learning from the natural world, all held within the context of the Buddha’s teachings. The sisters are committed to embracing and integrating the realities and challenges of contemporary society into their practice.

Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery: dharma talks and meditation instruction via dharmaseed.org

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    • 4.3 • 8 Ratings

The Aloka Vihara sisters are a community of bhikkhunis (fully-ordained nuns) and samaneris (novices) dedicated to practicing the Buddha’s teaching in the style of the Theravada Forest Tradition. Their practice emphasizes simplicity, renunciation, service and an orientation towards learning from the natural world, all held within the context of the Buddha’s teachings. The sisters are committed to embracing and integrating the realities and challenges of contemporary society into their practice.

    Ayya Santacitta: Ankommen

    Ayya Santacitta: Ankommen

    (Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery) Geführte Meditation |
    Aloka-Dharma-Zoom auf Deutsch

    • 19 min
    Venerable Dhammadipa: The Mind That Knows Itself

    Venerable Dhammadipa: The Mind That Knows Itself

    (Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery) A Dhamma talk on coping with environmental stress by practicing the third foundation of mindfulness - mindfulness of mind. This talk was given as part of the regular monthly series of talks to the Berkeley area Aloka Vihara community.

    • 47 min
    Venerable Dhammadipa: How Captivating the Moment Can Be

    Venerable Dhammadipa: How Captivating the Moment Can Be

    (Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery) A Dhamma talk on the joy of practicing internal and external mindfulness. This talk was given as part of the regular monthly series of talks to the San Francisco Dharma Collective.

    • 34 min
    Venerable Dhammadipa: Manifesting Metta in All Directions

    Venerable Dhammadipa: Manifesting Metta in All Directions

    (Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery) A guided meditation offered as part of the Sunday evening program of Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group (SBMG)

    • 27 min
    Venerable Dhammadipa: The Immeasurable Mind of Metta

    Venerable Dhammadipa: The Immeasurable Mind of Metta

    (Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery) A talk given as part of the Sunday program at Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group (SBMG)

    • 56 min
    Ayya Santacitta: Being with Discomfort is a Core-Competency on the Path

    Ayya Santacitta: Being with Discomfort is a Core-Competency on the Path

    (Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery (Berkeley Buddhist Monastery))

    • 37 min

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8 Ratings

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Aloka Vihara podcast

Wonderful Dharma Talks by wonderful spiritual role models and teachers.

Was lucky to sit a 10 day retreat with Ayya Anabodhi and Ayya Santacitta at IMS.

It was an excellent experience with much learning. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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