Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Settling Thoughts | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 14 September 2020

Settling Thoughts | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 14 September 2020

January 31, 2021

Bhante Bodhidhaja conducts a week night meditation evening, which usually consists of an introduction, guided meditation and then questions and answers. Held at Newbury Buddhist Monastery - Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Sila Series - The Second Precept (3/5) | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 13 September 2020

Sila Series - The Second Precept (3/5) | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 13 September 2020

January 31, 2021

Bhante Bodhidhaja gives a talk about the second precept - don't take what's not given. This can start from not stealing and be expanded to respecting properties and boundaries of others, laws, rules and time.

Bhante also discusses these suttas:

https://suttacentral.net/an8.39/en/sujato

https://suttacentral.net/an10.176/en/sujato

https://suttacentral.net/an8.40/en/sujato

Find the entire Sila Series on bswa.org here. https://bswa.org/teaching/sila-series/

  • Sila Series - An Overview (1/5)
  • Sila Series - The First Precept (2/5)
  • Sila Series - The Second Precept (3/5)
  • Sila Series - The Third Precept (4/5)
  • Sila Series - The Fourth and Fifth Precepts (5/5)

Teaching given from Newbury Buddhist Monastery, Victoria, Australia (www.nbm.org.au) – Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Teaching retrieved from https://bsv.podbean.com/e/dhamma-talk-sila-series-the-second-precept-bhante-bodhidhaja-13-sep-2020/

Thoughts About Death | Ajahn Brahmali | 25 December 2009

Thoughts About Death | Ajahn Brahmali | 25 December 2009

January 30, 2021

From a Buddhist perspective, thinking about death isn't a negative, dark and depressing act, but rather, thinking about death can be very useful, putting life in perspective, and even leading the mind in to peace. Ajahn Brahmali gives advice on how to wisely contemplate death.

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Anxiety and Fear | Dennis Sheppard | 28 March 2020

Anxiety and Fear | Dennis Sheppard | 28 March 2020

January 29, 2021

Dennis Sheppard introduces the BSWA Care Group's Buddhist Care Line, a 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/

Following the introduction, Dennis provides a talk and guided meditation on anxiety and fear, a topic which many are experiencing during COVID-19. An accompanying text is provided here.

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Grounding to Earth. Connecting to Universe. Five Hindrances - Meditation | Dennis Sheppard | 27 January 2021

Grounding to Earth. Connecting to Universe. Five Hindrances - Meditation | Dennis Sheppard | 27 January 2021

January 29, 2021

Wednesday night meditation at Dhammaloka Centre with Dennis Sheppard (President of the Buddhist Society of WA). These ongoing guided meditation classes are suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators and offer an opportunity for visitors and online listeners to chat with our Care Group members during and after the class.

The topic for this guided meditation is: Grounding to Earth. Connecting to Universe. Noticing the Five Hindrances.

Our Care Group members can be reached at +61 (08) 6270 4671 during the operating hours listed on here. 

Buddhist Care Group: https://bswa.org/care-group/

More Care Group Teachings found here.

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Bhante Sangharatana | 5 Aggregates of Clinging | The Armadale Meditation Group on-line live.

Bhante Sangharatana | 5 Aggregates of Clinging | The Armadale Meditation Group on-line live.

January 29, 2021

Tuesday 26th January 2021.

Bhante Sangharatana joins the Armadale Meditation Group on-line live.

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

Ajahn Santutthi | Sharing Meditation Practice | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

Ajahn Santutthi | Sharing Meditation Practice | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

January 29, 2021

December 17th, 2018.

Monday night meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram, Cambodian Society of WA (CBSWA) with Ajahn Santutthi.

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Right Speech Samma Vaca (2/7) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 24 December 2012

Right Speech Samma Vaca (2/7) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 24 December 2012

January 28, 2021

Teachings on the Eightfold Path by Ajahn Brahm. Recorded during the 2012 Year End Retreat at Wat Chetawan Petaling Jaya and organised by Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF).

Find entire series on bswa.org here.  Outline of teachings:

  • Right View – sorry this recording is missing.
  • Right Intention Samma Sankappa (1/7)
  • Right Speech Samma Vaca (2/7)
  • Right Action Samma Kammanta (3/7)
  • Right Livelihood Samma Ajiva (4/7)
  • Right Effort Samma Vayama (5/7)
  • Right Mindfulness Samma Sati (6/7)
  • Right Stillness Samma Samadhi (7/7)

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Teachings retrieved from Eightfold Path playlist (bgf retreats YouTube Channel) here.

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 23 January 2021

Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 23 January 2021

January 27, 2021

Ajahn Brahmali briefly explains one way to gradually calm our mind, is to reflect on the uncertainty of our future and on being grateful for what we have.

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Venerable Kassapa | Letting Go Of Attachment | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

Venerable Kassapa | Letting Go Of Attachment | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

January 27, 2021

Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram, Cambodian Society of WA (CBSWA) with Venerable Kassapa on the 16 November 2020. These weekly teachings give an introduction into Meditation and some guidance and basics into the practice of the Buddhist Path. They usually consist of a short talk, thirty minute meditation and then questions & answers.

Venerable Kassapa has trained at Bodhinyana Monastery in Serpentine, WA (Buddhist Society of WA monastery – abbot Ajahn Brahmavamso) where he has been resident since 2013.

Currently Venerable Kassapa is staying at Wat Dhammayanaram two to three weeks at a time and then returning to Bodhinyana for a week. Venerable has committed to help out the temple (possibly for up to a year or two) to assist the Cambodian monk Bhante Sukkhakamo, keeping him company and helping with things, such as this teaching engagement. Venerable Kassapa has been helping the temple on and off since he became a monk.

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Teaching retrieved from https://thecbswa.org/meditation-recordings please visit https://thecbswa.org/ to find out how to attend the monastery in person.

Venerable Kassapa | Attachment and Wholesome Desire | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

Venerable Kassapa | Attachment and Wholesome Desire | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

January 27, 2021

Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram, Cambodian Society of WA (CBSWA) with Venerable Kassapa on the 9 November 2020. These weekly teachings give an introduction into Meditation and some guidance and basics into the practice of the Buddhist Path. They usually consist of a short talk, thirty minute meditation and then questions & answers.

Venerable Kassapa has trained at Bodhinyana Monastery in Serpentine, WA (Buddhist Society of WA monastery – abbot Ajahn Brahmavamso) where he has been resident since 2013.

Currently Venerable Kassapa is staying at Wat Dhammayanaram two to three weeks at a time and then returning to Bodhinyana for a week. Venerable has committed to help out the temple (possibly for up to a year or two) to assist the Cambodian monk Bhante Sukkhakamo, keeping him company and helping with things, such as this teaching engagement. Venerable Kassapa has been helping the temple on and off since he became a monk.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

Teaching retrieved from https://thecbswa.org/meditation-recordings please visit https://thecbswa.org/ to find out how to attend the monastery in person.

Right View, Meditation and COVID-19 | Ajahn Brahmali | 22 January 2021

Right View, Meditation and COVID-19 | Ajahn Brahmali | 22 January 2021

January 25, 2021

Ajahn Brahmali offers a talk on meditation and our current COVID-19 situation, explaining the important role that right view has on both.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation |  Ajahn Brahmali | 22 January 2021

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Brahmali | 22 January 2021

January 25, 2021

Ajahn Brahmali guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes.

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Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Hasapanna | 03 March 2016

Friday Night Guided Meditation | Ajahn Hasapanna | 03 March 2016

January 24, 2021

Venerable Hasapanna guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes.

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Listening Deeply with the Heart | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 16 November 2020

Listening Deeply with the Heart | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 16 November 2020

January 24, 2021

Bhante Bodhidhaja conducts a week night meditation evening, which usually consists of an introduction, guided meditation and then questions and answers. Held at Newbury Buddhist Monastery - Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Sila Series - The First Precept (2/5) | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 9 August 2020

Sila Series - The First Precept (2/5) | Bhante Bodhidhaja | 9 August 2020

January 24, 2021

Bhante Bodhidhaja gives a Dhamma talk, which is a continuation of a talk about sila he had given previously. In this Dhamma talk, Bhante quotes several suttas & explains the first precept - no killing or destroying life. Precepts are gifts. For example, if we give up killing, we give others the freedom from fear, enmity and ill will.

Find entire Sila Series on bswa.org here.

  • Sila Series - An Overview (1/5)
  • Sila Series - The First Precept (2/5)
  • Sila Series - The Second Precept (3/5)
  • Sila Series - The Third Precept (4/5)
  • Sila Series - The Fourth and Fifth Precepts (5/5)

Teaching given from Newbury Buddhist Monastery, Victoria, Australia (www.nbm.org.au) – Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV). Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

Teaching retrieved from here.

Building Hearts Not Halls | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Building Hearts Not Halls | Ajahn Brahmavamso

January 23, 2021

Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on the benefits of disappointments, frustration and not getting things our way, because it teaches us to let things go more and to flow with things. He offers suggestions for dealing with our problems, such as forgiveness and seeing that what's really important in life are the people and our spiritual development. Ajahn Brahm goes on to talk about the problems of power and trying to control our environment.

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Ajahn Santutthi | The Present Moment | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

Ajahn Santutthi | The Present Moment | Monday Night Meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram

January 22, 2021

November 26, 2018

Monday night meditation at Wat Dhammayanaram, Cambodian Society of WA (CBSWA) with Ajahn Santutthi.

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Bhante Cunda | Calm and Insight | The Armadale Meditation Group

Bhante Cunda | Calm and Insight | The Armadale Meditation Group

January 22, 2021

Bhante Cunda joins the Armadale Meditation Group on-line live.

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To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

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Right Intention Samma Sankappa (1/7) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 23 December 2012

Right Intention Samma Sankappa (1/7) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 23 December 2012

January 22, 2021

Teachings on the Eightfold Path by Ajahn Brahm. Recorded during the 2012 Year End Retreat at Wat Chetawan Petaling Jaya and organised by Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF).

Find entire series on bswa.org here. Outline of teachings:

  • Right View – sorry this recording is missing.
  • Right Intention Samma Sankappa (1/7)
  • Right Speech Samma Vaca (2/7)
  • Right Action Samma Kammanta (3/7)
  • Right Livelihood Samma Ajiva (4/7)
  • Right Effort Samma Vayama (5/7)
  • Right Mindfulness Samma Sati (6/7)
  • Right Stillness Samma Samadhi (7/7)

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

To find and download more precious Dhamma teachings, visit the BSWA teachings page: https://bswa.org/teachings/, choose the teaching you want and click on the audio to open it up on Podbean.

Teachings retrieved from Eightfold Path playlist (bgf retreats YouTube Channel) here

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