Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Duties To One’s Parents | Ajahn Brahmali

Duties To One’s Parents | Ajahn Brahmali

September 30, 2017

Ajahn Brahmali talks about filial piety, one's duties to one's parents.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 01-07-2005

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 01-07-2005

September 30, 2017

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes. 

Buddhism and Tea | by Ajahn Brahmavamso

Buddhism and Tea | by Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 28, 2017

Take some time out with Ajahn Brahm to have a cup of tea and learn dharma - the natural way of things.

Mind Stilled | Ajahn Sidhar Susara

Mind Stilled | Ajahn Sidhar Susara

September 25, 2017

Ajahn Sidhar Susara is a guest speaker at Dhammaloka during the rains retreat. He teaches the importance of stilling the mind.

Ultimate Reality of Impermanence | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Ultimate Reality of Impermanence | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 24, 2017

What is the ultimate truth? Ajahn Brahm talks about the ultimate reality of anicca or the law of impermanence.

We apologise for the quality of this audio, this Buddha Dhamma talk was given in 1995.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Vayama | 15-07-2005

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Vayama | 15-07-2005

September 23, 2017

Ajahn Vayama guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes. 

More on Meditation and Focusing | Ajahn Brahmavamso

More on Meditation and Focusing | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 23, 2017

Ajahn describes what meditation is like, how wonderful it is and how it brings you insights, wisdom and understandings, but this only happens when you are sitting still and you’re not seeking this. “We can only gain wisdom through the stillness of the mind”. Ajahn also talks about some of the strange things that can happen to us in meditations and what to do. This Buddha Dhamma talk was given by Ajahn Brahm at the World Fellowship of Buddhists Conference (WFB) Sanook Meditation Day in Bangkok, Thailand, during 2007.

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How to deal with abusive relationships | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How to deal with abusive relationships | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 21, 2017

Ajahn Brahm offers a Buddhist perspective for how to deal with abusive relationships, and how it is we get attached to pain and suffering - as well as how to let go.

Q&A - Happiness Through Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Q&A - Happiness Through Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 18, 2017

This question and answers session follows the teaching given by Ajahn Brahm in Bangkok, Thailand during 2007, entitled ‘Happiness Through Meditation’.

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Happiness Through Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Happiness Through Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 18, 2017

Ajahn Brahm offers a talk on what he really loves doing, which is meditating. Ajahn Brahm says in all of the things he does meditation is the best and it’s the heart of what a monk does. Meditation is what gives you energy, fun and an understanding of what Buddhism really is. Ajahn Brahm talks about what meditation is and why it makes you happy. Ajahn points out that religion and meditation should be fun with noticeable short and long term rewards. This Buddha Dhamma talk was given in Bangkok, Thailand during 2007. We apologise the quality of this audio.

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Ups and downs in life | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Ups and downs in life | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 17, 2017

Ajahn Brahm talks about how to deal with the ups and downs of life. Ajahn reminds us that we cannot control the world, but we can control our mind and our reactions to life. Ajahn describes how the insights we gain through our mindfulness and meditation can help us to cope with whatever happens and he points out that no matter what difficulties we have to experience, we can always do something about it. This Buddha Dhamma talk was given by Ajahn Brahm during 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 21-10-2005

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 21-10-2005

September 16, 2017

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes. 

Loving Kindness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Loving Kindness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 16, 2017

Ajahn Brahm talks about the wisdom aspect of loving kindness in order to elucidate how it can be used to help us with some of the difficulties and problems which we all face in life. The idea of loving kindness in Buddhism is it’s a way of embracing and accepting things in life which we find very difficult to do so, and this helps us to settle that inside battle of what we would like the world to be compared to how the world actually is. We apologise for the quality of this audio, this Buddha Dhamma talk was given in 1995.

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True Freedom | by Ajahn Brahmali

True Freedom | by Ajahn Brahmali

September 14, 2017

What is freedom really? Ajahn Brahmali contrasts modern societal notions of freedom with a Buddhist conception of freedom.

What Buddhism has to Offer the West | Drew Bellamy

What Buddhism has to Offer the West | Drew Bellamy

September 12, 2017

BSWA President gives his inaugural talk at Dhammaloka on what Buddhism has to offer the western world and how it can appeal to a broader base through its profound and everyday life teachings.

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Questions and Answers at WFB 2008 | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Questions and Answers at WFB 2008 | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 10, 2017

Question and answers session with Ajahn Brahm at the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) Conference in Thailand during 2008. Ajahn Brahm also gave a guided meditation and two Buddha Dhamma talks at this WFB entitled ‘Samadhi’ and ‘Bliss upon bliss upon bliss’.

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Bliss upon bliss upon bliss | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Bliss upon bliss upon bliss | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 10, 2017

Do you want to be happy? Ajahn Brahm shares stories and teachings on how to be happy. Ajahn talks about how to let go of the past and to forgive, because he says the first way to get happy in life is to let go of the pain in the past. Ajahn explains how happiness doesn’t come from controlling life and therefore he advises us to let go of life and allow life to be as it is. This Buddha Dhamma talk carries on from a guided meditation conducted by Ajahn Brahm at the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) Conference in Thailand during 2008.

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Concentrating The Mind | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Concentrating The Mind | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 9, 2017

Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on how to develop concentration of mind. Ajahn covers the prerequisites for attaining concentration and the reasons why people have an easy or hard time meditating. We apologise for the quality of this audio, this Buddha Dhamma talk was given in 1993.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Vayama | 05-08-2005

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Vayama | 05-08-2005

September 9, 2017

Ajahn Vayama guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes. 

Samadhi | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Samadhi | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 4, 2017

Ajahn Brahm offers a guided meditation with plenty of guidance and good advice on how to meditate. Ajahn Brahm begins by talking about the second factor of the eightfold path; right thought or right intention and how it relates to meditation. We apologise the quality of this audio. This Buddha Dhamma talk and meditation was given at the WFB in Bangkok, Thailand during 2008 and includes a short introduction about Ajahn Brahm.

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