Buddhist Society of Western Australia
The Happiness of Peace | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Happiness of Peace | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 30, 2019

A Dhamma talk given by Ajahn Brahm on the 7th of December 2018 in support of Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project, of which Ajahn is Spiritual Adviser. Donations towards Anukampa's aim to develop a nuns' monastery in England are extremely welcome. Please visit https://anukampaproject.org/donate/

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njpm4vSLApA (YouTube Channel: Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project).

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Never Mind | Venerable Chi Kwan Sunim

Never Mind | Venerable Chi Kwan Sunim

June 30, 2019

Guest speaker Venerable Chi Kwan Sunim discusses doubt in our mind. Talk given during the rains retreat at Dhammaloka City Centre on the 12 September 2008.

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Bhante Upasama | Be Kind To Your Mind | The Armadale Meditation Group

Bhante Upasama | Be Kind To Your Mind | The Armadale Meditation Group

June 29, 2019

Bhante Upasama asks us to be kind to our mind during meditation. Bhante begins the evening with a brief talk on Metta. Bhante asks us to use metta to ourselves in our meditation, lower our expectation to below zero and be kind to our minds. Just relax and do nothing.

Tonight's meditation is NOT a guided meditation and is best suited to experienced mediators.

After the meditation Bhante talked on a wide variety of subjects.

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Scratching In The Wrong Place | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Scratching In The Wrong Place | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 29, 2019

If you’ve got an itchy head, would you scratch your bum? Ajahn Brahm explains that one of the elements of the spiritual path is the attention and wisdom to recognise where and when you have a problem and thereby directing your efforts in that area – rather than the wrong area – in order to get a the right result. And ultimately we need to recognise the causes of happiness and suffering within ourselves, rather than blaming others for our problems.

Ajahn Brahm talks about the mental origins of addictions and obsessions, and the pathway to overcoming them.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Venerable Hasapanna  | 2 December 2011

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Venerable Hasapanna | 2 December 2011

June 28, 2019

Venerable Hasapanna guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Addictions and Obsessions  | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Addictions and Obsessions | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 28, 2019

Ajahn Brahm talks about the mental origins of addictions and obsessions, and the pathway to overcoming them.

Teachings are available for downloading from the BSWA website, the BSWA Youtube Channel, the BSWA Podcast, and Deeper Dhamma Podcast.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 9 December 2011

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 9 December 2011

June 27, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Aspects Of Mindfulness Practice | Ajahn Vayama

Aspects Of Mindfulness Practice | Ajahn Vayama

June 27, 2019

Ajahn Vayama discusses various aspects of the quality of mindfulness in meditation and daily life.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 25 November 2011

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 25 November 2011

June 26, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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How To Overcome Mental Suffering | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How To Overcome Mental Suffering | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 26, 2019

Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on how to overcome suffering in the mind.

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Guided Meditation | Ajahn Appichato | 14 May 2011

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Appichato | 14 May 2011

June 26, 2019

Ajahn Appichato conducts an intermediate/ advanced meditation class for approximately one hour. Recorded at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, Perth, Western Australia. 

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Guided Meditation | Ajahn Nitho | 22 June 2019

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Nitho | 22 June 2019

June 25, 2019

You don't have to stick to one type of meditation practice in one session. Ajahn Nitho teaches; that you can alternate between two meditations, such as breathing meditation and metta meditation to take you deeper into stillness i.e. you can use breath meditation to stabilise your mind and Metta meditation to create positive feelings and emotions and to lift your mind.

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The Sevenfold Path | Ajahn Nitho | 21 June 2019

The Sevenfold Path | Ajahn Nitho | 21 June 2019

June 24, 2019

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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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Nitho  | 21 June 2019

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Nitho | 21 June 2019

June 24, 2019

Ajahn Nitho guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Young Adults | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Young Adults | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 23, 2019

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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Sharing and Caring | Venerable Hue Can

Sharing and Caring | Venerable Hue Can

June 23, 2019

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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Guilt | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Guilt | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 22, 2019

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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Happiness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Happiness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 21, 2019

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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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso  | 18 November 2011

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 18 November 2011

June 21, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Kamma and Rebirth | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Kamma and Rebirth | Ajahn Brahmavamso

June 20, 2019

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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