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.

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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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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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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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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes. 

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

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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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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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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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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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Ajahn Vayama guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes. 

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Fresh off a flight from California, Ajahn Brahm discusses the attitudes that lead to discrimination and their impact on people. Ajahn contemplates deeply on why people discriminate and why it's so wrong. Ajahn looks at what can be done to overcome discrimination such as learning to cooperate rather than compete and he encourages us to not discriminate against anybody e.g. gender, race, religion, mental and physical disabilities, vegetarians, sexual orientation, criminals and so on.

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September 4, 2017

Samadhi | Ajahn Brahmavamso

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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What is the secret of real happiness? Ajahn Brahm teaches us what he knows about happiness and how to be happy. Ajahn explains that happiness is part of Buddhism, because the Buddha teaches only two things ‘suffering and the end of suffering’, in other words how to be happy, to lessen the problems of life and get more peace and happiness. Ajahn explains that the only place to be happy is right now, not in the future. This Buddha Dhamma talk was given Thailand during 2011.

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Ajahn Brahm talks about ‘right effort’ which is one of the factors of the eightfold path. Ajahn describes how right effort teaches you to do good actions and he explains the difference between right and wrong paths. Ajahn says the right path leads to peace, harmony, happiness and eventually to full enlightenment and the wrong path goes in the opposite direction. We apologise for the quality of this audio, this Buddha Dhamma talk was given in 1994.

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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes. 

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