Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Stress and How to Deal With It | Ajahn Nissarano | 15th December 2019

Stress and How to Deal With It | Ajahn Nissarano | 15th December 2019

August 30, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano on 15th December 2019. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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

The Meaning of Life | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Meaning of Life | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 29, 2020

What is the purpose of our life? If we don’tb know what the purpose of our lives are we end up have a meaningless existence and getting depressed. Ajahn Brahm explains what the spiritual meaning of life is, and how to live with purpose.

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Letting go of the ones we love | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Letting go of the ones we love | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 28, 2020

Ajahn Brahm gives advice on how to let go of the friends and family that we love when they die.

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Intention | Ajahn Vayama

Intention | Ajahn Vayama

August 27, 2020

Ajahn Vayama investigates what intention is at a deeper level, and how to become more aware of how intention works in the mind so that we can direct our lives in the direction we consciously want it to go.

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Suicidal Ideation | Dennis Sheppard | 13 August 2020

Suicidal Ideation | Dennis Sheppard | 13 August 2020

August 26, 2020

Dennis Sheppard speaks about suicidal ideation and its root causes. If you are experiencing active crisis or thinking of attempting suicide, please call 000 or your local crisis line.

The Buddhist Care Line is a free, confidential telephone listening service staffed by lay Buddhist practitioners. The service offers a safe space to talk about any issues that may be happening in your life without fear of judgement. We invite you to visit the Buddhist Care Line's website for our hours of operation and phone number:

https://bswa.org/buddhist-care-line/

An accompanying text to this video is provided here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Pd0o22IghsMh20U3NabBSImMS5OcMvbB/view?usp=sharing

 

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Causes and purposes of mindfulness | Ajahn Brahmali

Causes and purposes of mindfulness | Ajahn Brahmali

August 25, 2020

Ajahn Brahmali discusses the causes that give rise to mindfulness and what the main purpose of mindfulness is.

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3 Aspects of Freedom | Ajahn Brahmavamso

3 Aspects of Freedom | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 24, 2020

What do we mean by freedom? Freedom is something we all aspire towards and it would be beneficial if we know what freedom really is. In Buddhism freedom is an inner freedom from suffering. Ajahn Brahm goes on to talk about the real meaning of freedom.

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BSWA Chanting CD with text | Metta Sutta, Three Refuges & Five Precepts, and More

BSWA Chanting CD with text | Metta Sutta, Three Refuges & Five Precepts, and More

August 23, 2020

0:13 Homage to the Triple Gem

3:02 Recollection of the Buddha

3:53 Recollection of the Dhamma

4:33 Recollection of the Sangha

5:58 Requesting the Five Precepts

6:40 Taking the Three Refuges and Five Precepts

10:56 Metta Sutta (English)

15:09 Metta Sutta (Pali)

Text https://bswa.org/practices/chanting-dhamma-ajahn-vayama/

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Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Nissarano | 29 December 2019

Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Nissarano | 29 December 2019

August 23, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano on 29 December 2019. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEaia5gDSeE (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

The End of Evil | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The End of Evil | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 22, 2020

In response to a question about evil in the world, Ajahn Brahm explains that from a Buddhist perspective there is no being that is intrinsically evil, there’s just stupidity and ignorance that lead beings to hurt one another. We can use Right View to change the way we look at things and build a better world. This talk is about how we can change our view of things and have a deeper, better life because we no longer cling onto ideas of ‘evil’.

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Extinguishing the sparks | Ajahn Vayama

Extinguishing the sparks | Ajahn Vayama

August 21, 2020

Ayye Vayama gives the analogy of a bushfire and how even the most catastrophic bushfires start from small sparks. So even small sparks can pose great danger. Similarly, small sparks of unwholesome thoughts like anger and greed can cause great harm in our lives. Ayye Vayama talks about how to deal with these sparks to prevent a fire in our heart and mind.

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Web of Kindness | Gen Kelsang Ani | 14 August 2020

Web of Kindness | Gen Kelsang Ani | 14 August 2020

August 20, 2020

Gen Kelsang Ani is a fully ordained Australian Buddhist nun. She is the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Perth. Gen Ani has been studying and practising Modern Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 15 years.

Gen Kelsang Ani gives a teaching and guided meditation on the kindness and interconnectedness of all living beings. She describes that regardless of what our physical situation may be, we genuinely feel that wherever we look, we find only the kindness of others; that we are all interconnected in a web of kindness from which it is impossible to separate yourself.

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Ajahn Santutthi | Anything Can Happen | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

Ajahn Santutthi | Anything Can Happen | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

August 20, 2020

Monday, 29th October 2018

 

Monday night meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram with Ajahn Santutthi.

 

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Dependent Origination | Ajahn Brahmali | 21 July 2020

Dependent Origination | Ajahn Brahmali | 21 July 2020

August 19, 2020

This is a Dhamma talk given by Ajahn Brahmali over Zoom to Adelaide Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara https://asbvihara.org.au

 

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The real life teachings of Ajahn Chah | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The real life teachings of Ajahn Chah | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 18, 2020

Ajahn Brahm reflects upon the great power and deep wisdom of the life of his teacher Ajahn Chah.

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A Take (Out) On Fundamentalism | Ajahn Brahmavamso

A Take (Out) On Fundamentalism | Ajahn Brahmavamso

August 17, 2020

What does Buddhism have to say about religious fundamentalism? What can be done about it? Ajahn Brahm explains….

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Impermanence: How do I deal with the death of a close friend or family member? | Ajahn Nissarano

Impermanence: How do I deal with the death of a close friend or family member? | Ajahn Nissarano

August 16, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV) by Ajahn Nissarano, on 8 December 2019. Ajahn Nissarano covers a range of strategies for responding to the death of someone close to you.

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Teaching retrieved from https://bsv.podbean.com/e/ajahn-nissarano-impermanence-the-inherent-nature-of-our-existence-8-dec-2019/

Pilgrimage | Ajahn Brahmali

Pilgrimage | Ajahn Brahmali

August 15, 2020

Ajahn Brahmali reflects upon what a pilgrimage is and how it can be beneficial to Buddhist practice.

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Free in the heart | Ajahn Vayama

Free in the heart | Ajahn Vayama

August 13, 2020

Ayye Vayama talks about two approaches to liberating the mind, focusing on finding freedom in the mind/heart through the practice of meditation.

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Ajahn Santutthi | The Path To Nibbàna | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

Ajahn Santutthi | The Path To Nibbàna | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

August 12, 2020

Monday, 14th May 2018

 

Monday night meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram with Ajahn Santutthi.

 

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