Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Self Hate | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Self Hate | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 31, 2019

Ajahn Brahm talks about where self-hatred comes from and how to find freedom from self-hatred.

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  | 8 March 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 8 March 2013

August 30, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Assumptions | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Assumptions | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 30, 2019

Assumptions can get us in to trouble, often because they end up being wrong. Ajahn Brahm talks about the dangers of assumptions, and how to avoid 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 Sujato  | 1 March 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Sujato | 1 March 2013

August 29, 2019

Ajahn Sujato guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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The Values of Buddhism | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Values of Buddhism | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 29, 2019

In this talk, Ajahn Brahm questions what values are? What underlies the beliefs and values in our world? What is right and wrong? And what are the values of Buddhism? Ajahn Brahm says that Buddhist value systems come from the mindful, peaceful heart of each human being. Ajahn also looks at what values and religion should children be brought up in? And how our value systems in society change with time.

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  | 22 February 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 22 February 2013

August 28, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Working With Anger & Hidden Conceit | Ajahn Visuddhi

Working With Anger & Hidden Conceit | Ajahn Visuddhi

August 28, 2019

Ajahn Visuddhi talks about our unconscious hidden conceit and need to compete and defend our individuality, status, uniqueness, identity or self. As well as our inner need to conform and be the same. Ajahn also reflects on how we can have an insidious wish for others to fail so we don’t feel like failures. Why do we feel we must keep up with Jones’ and be equal to others? Finally how do we overcome this, so we can relax and just live in a friendly community?

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

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Rob Hendry | Living Buddha Living Christ | The Armadale Meditation Group

Rob Hendry | Living Buddha Living Christ | The Armadale Meditation Group

August 27, 2019

Week six of the Rains season and this week we had Rob Hendry. Rob is a recent convert to meditation and an Armadale Meditation Group (AMG) regular. Rob grew up entrenched within Christianity and has a Bachelors’ Degree in Theology. He has preached regularly in Christian churches, and turned to meditation during last year’s AMG Rains schedule as a way to deal with both stress, pain and illness. He was quickly converted to the trans-formative power of meditation and is eager to share its benefits with others. Rob’s talk this evening focused on his interest in the areas of commonality between Buddhism and Christianity.

Rob then lead the group in a thirty minute meditation focusing on the breath and simplicity. This meditation is well suited to both beginners and experienced alike.

After meditation Rob continued his talk on the common areas with Buddhism and Christianity. Towards the end of the evening Rob opened to questions.

 

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Q&A - Dealing With Grief, Disappointment, Guilt and Sickness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Q&A - Dealing With Grief, Disappointment, Guilt and Sickness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 26, 2019

Ajahn Brahm answers questions at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV).

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Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRwc1lqijNE (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

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Questions & Answers Session - Colombo | Ajahn Brahmali | 30th June 2019

Questions & Answers Session - Colombo | Ajahn Brahmali | 30th June 2019

August 25, 2019

Questions and answers session following Ajahn Brahmali’s guided meditation and talk to a section of business leaders and professionals, at the BMICH Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 30th June 2019.

Prior meditation can be found here and talk here.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v_00XeUGJk&feature=youtu.be (YouTube Channel: JW: Athkam Lanka)

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Right View - Colombo | Ajahn Brahmali | 30th June 2019

Right View - Colombo | Ajahn Brahmali | 30th June 2019

August 25, 2019

Ajahn Brahmali talks to a section of business leaders and professionals, at the BMICH Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 30th June 2019.

Prior meditation can be found here and Q&A afterwards here.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j52sQ2qM_4c&feature=youtu.be  (YouTube Channel: JW: Athkam Lanka)

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Guided Meditation - Colombo | Ajahn Brahmali | 30th June 2019

Guided Meditation - Colombo | Ajahn Brahmali | 30th June 2019

August 25, 2019

Ajahn Brahmali guides a meditation to a section of business leaders and professionals, at the BMICH Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 30th June 2019.

The talk following can be found here and Q&A here.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ob97Hc8tRA0&feature=youtu.be  (YouTube Channel: JW: Athkam Lanka)

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Praise and Blame | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Praise and Blame | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 24, 2019

We all want praise and to avoid blame. But no matter what we do, we get some blame and never quite enough praise. Ajahn Brahm talks about the fickle nature of praise and blame and how to be calm and unmoved by both.

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  | 15 February 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 15 February 2013

August 23, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Buddhism And The Body | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Buddhism And The Body | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 23, 2019

The body can cause us all sorts of trouble, especially when we don’t have the body that we want! Ajahn Brahm talks about the Buddhist attitude to the human body and the connection between the body and mind.

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  | 1 February 2013

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 1 February 2013

August 22, 2019

Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes.

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Making Peace With Conditions | Ajahn Vayama

Making Peace With Conditions | Ajahn Vayama

August 22, 2019

Ajahn Vayama teaches on how to make peace with the conditions present in meditation, whatever they may be.

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Dennis Sheppard | Stillness Of The Mind | The Armadale Meditation Group

Dennis Sheppard | Stillness Of The Mind | The Armadale Meditation Group

August 21, 2019

Week five of the Rains season and this week we had the President of the BSWA, Dennis Sheppard. Dennis focused our attention right from the start onto one of the many things meditators like/try/hope to achieve. A stillness of the mind. By letting go of the world around us, the past, the future and even the body we can slowly but surely achieve this state, arriving very much into the present moment.

Dennis guided us in a meditation with stillness of the mind as our goal. To begin we focused on our posture, feet resting flat on the floor, back straight, head upright, body comfortable and relaxed. The meditation is slightly longer than the usual 30 minutes, well suited to beginners and experienced meditators alike.

After meditation Dennis continued his talk on the silence of the mind.

Dennis is a very experienced long time meditator and has a number of videos available on his web site specifically directed towards beginning Buddhist meditation.

 

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Selling Samsara | Ajahn Munindo

Selling Samsara | Ajahn Munindo

August 21, 2019

Guest monk Ajahn Munindo gives a humourous and wise talk about cultivating the spiritual life – complete with its many unexpected twists!

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Q&A - Visualisation in Meditation, Making Relationship Work and more | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Q&A - Visualisation in Meditation, Making Relationship Work and more | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 20, 2019

Q&A - Visualisation in Meditation, Making Relationship Work, Eight-Fold Path and Jhana

Ajahn Brahm answers questions at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV).

Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel: https://bsv.podbean.com/ and BSV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/BSVWeeklyDTEng/featured

Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVx4ENMJ_Kg (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

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