Dhamma Talks by Ajahn Brahmavamso. Stream or Download. 31 Inspiring Talks. Anger & Forgiveness, (Download MP3), 18MB. Contentment. With gentle humor and inspiring stories, Ajahn Brahm shared his profound insights about practice and how to live one’s life with respect, love and compassion. The latest Tweets from Ajahn Brahm Talks (@BrahmTalks). Buddhist talks and news from Spiritual Director of Buddhist Society of Western Australia and abbot.

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The mind does not need to be forced. He returned to the office on 22 April after briefly resigning in March, following a contentious vote by members of the BSWA during their annual taks meeting.

When on retreat, after you have been meditating for many sessions, you may sometimes think that none of those meditations have been any good. As for the future, the anticipations, fears, plans, and expectations let all of that go too.

You are just experiencing the first flowering of bliss in the ajahh. If you have developed silent awareness of the present moment carefully for long periods of time, then you will find it quite easy to turn that awareness on to the breath and follow that breath from moment to moment without interruption.

It is as if you have been carrying a big heavy rucksack on your back for forty or fifty years continuously, and during that time you have wearily trudged through many, many miles.

If one guest comes in and you meet them and start talking to them about this that or the other, then you are not doing your duty of paying attention to the next guest that comes in the door. InAjahn Jagaro took a sabbatical leave from Western Australia and disrobed a year later.


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The further one develops these stages, the more profound will be the insight, and tal,s you reach as far as Jhana then it will change your whole understanding.

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The cat with a smile on her face stands for the beautiful breath. When you realize how ajxhn more enjoyable and valuable it is to be silent within, then silence becomes more attractive and important to you. You can access the Official web site of Buddhist Society of Western Australia to order and buy the talks by clicking the icon below. Babies do not come in to this world empty minded.

Ajahn Brahm Dhamma Talk – The Happiness of Peace | Oxford Insight Meditation

Experiences in the deeper meditative practice with the simile of the thousand petal lotus. Solving the difficultirs and problems in the Meditation Practice. Sunday Times Sri Lanka. When you work with your mind, you find that the mind is so strange.

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It does not deserve to be called Jhana if it lasts only a few minutes. There are lots and lots of bhikkhunis enlightened, lots of bhikkhus enlightened, great laymen and laywomen Buddhists.

Retrieved 1 October All religions are brothers and sisters, so we care for one another. That experience which tells you what the breath is doing, that is what you focus on in breath meditation. Love and Marriage in Buddhism. Buddhist Attitude in Family Life.

The reality of now is magnificent and awesome. Infact our charactersbehaviour, likes and dislikes are not coming from our parents or induced by our society and environment.


This Talk is one of the best talks on the subject of Forgving you can listen. When that in-breath finishes, you know that moment, you see in your mind that last movement of the in-breath. You have long ago let go of chatter, let go of descriptions and assessments. There is much more to meditation, but here only the basic method has been described using seven stages culminating with the First Jhana.

You have let go of the first burden, which stops deep meditation. This is why I teach the two preliminary stages of present moment awareness and silent awareness of the present moment as a solid preparation for deeper talkks on the breath.

Often with meditation there will be some hard work at the beginning, but be willing to bear that hard work knowing that it will lead you to experience some very beautiful and meaningful states.

Ajahn Brahm is starting a meditation retreat at Jhnana Gove today and Ajahn Brahmali gave a talk today about the difficulties the current ajan buddhist nuns experience in their hrahm life. This is because the two major obstacles to breath meditation have already been subdued.

So the next project. You do not need to do anything here because the intense beauty of ahahn nimitta is more than capable of holding the attention without your assistance. Saying Goodbye to Anxiety.

Even though they begin thinking like that, anticipating failure, something strange happens and they get into a very peaceful meditation.

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