Ajahn Nitho says he hears people say they don't have time to practice and it is so difficult to find the time and a quiet place to meditate. Many people think, including himself before he became monk that meditation is where you really see the effect of the practice. But Ajahn emphasises that meditation is just one part of the Eightfold Path and meditation is built on practicing the other 7 parts, which can be practiced and applied in our daily life 24/7 i.e. while driving, working, cooking and so on.

The Noble Eightfold Path: (The Middle Way):

1. Right view

2. Right thought or intention

3. Right speech

4. Right action

5. Right livelihood

6. Right effort

7. Right mindfulness

8. Right samadhi or stillness

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Ajahn Nitho guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Dhamma talk recorded at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). The audience is believed to be young adults.

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Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DswiWBxWkwQ&feature=youtu.be (YouTube Channel: Pháp Hiếu)

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Guest Speaker Venerable Hue Can from the Mahayana Tradition shares her wisdom on how to share and care selflessly without hidden agendas and the importance and benefits of sharing our merits with all beings. Venerable points out that Buddhism is to be practiced, that is we must apply what we learn. More specifically Buddhist practise is correcting and dropping our bad habits and following, keeping and practicing the good habits. Talk given during the rains retreat at Dhammaloka City Centre.

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Have you done something bad? Feeling guilty? Admit it, some monks can read minds you know? But don’t worry because Ajahn Brahm has sage (and humourous!) advice on how to deal with feelings of guilt.

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To celebrate the news that it’s been proven that meditation monks are the happiest people, Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on how to be happy.

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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Part 4: Kamma and rebirth – Ajahn Brahm rounds out the ‘basics of Buddhism’ series by teaching about something that is key to Buddhist understanding of life: kamma and rebirth.

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Ajahn Brahmali guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Ajahn Appichato asks us the question “What Are We Looking For In Meditation”.  Ajahn then spoke of the many variations of meditation, metta, breath etc and the benefits. Ajahn reminds us that we should try each if not all until we find one that best suits our own nature. One size may well fit many but nothing beats a perfect fit.

On this occasion, Ajahn asked us to find within ourselves an emotion that we would associate with an event from the past. For example, sadness for a lose. We then began our meditation by using a mantra asking for example; may I be happy, may I be well, may I live in peace. After approximately 10 minutes we moved onto breath meditation. An easy meditation well suited to beginners and experienced meditators alike.

Following the meditation Ajahn opened to questions.

 

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Everyone of us will die and that’s for sure. Therefore the topic of death is very relevant to all of us. Ajahn Brahm discusses the Buddhist attitude to death.

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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Are you restless during meditation? Are you thinking: "I will get this out of the way first and then I will meditate?" Ajahn Brahm calls this the monkey mind and offers advice on how to slow down our running mind, so that we can instead experience the enjoyment of having a peaceful mind. We’re sorry this video ends a little early and abruptly.

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Ajahn Brahm recommends we accept praise because it motivates us to be good and to do good actions. Ajahn also encourages us to give praise to others for the same reasons. We apologise the audio is poor for the first three and half minutes.

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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. We apologise the audio is poor quality at the end.

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A guided Chenrezig meditation and talk by guest speaker Mana Waite given at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre in Perth, Western Australia on the 17 August 2007. Dr. Waite is a meditation teacher from the Tibetan (Vajrayana) Karma Kagyu tradition. He operates Open Mind Meditation School: www.openmindmeditation.com.au

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Guest speaker Venerable Fa Xun describes how the Buddha has provided us with a practical way to end all suffering and to make our life more meaningful and happy. The way to end all suffering is through the Noble Eightfold Path. Talk given during the rains retreat at Dhammaloka City Centre on the 18 July 2008.

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Speaking on the 30th Anniversary of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia, Ajahn Vayama talks about how Buddhism is a living religion in the contemporary world.

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Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. 

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Ajahn Brahmali guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. 

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