Teaching of the 5 precepts given to anagarikas and lay people attending the three months Rains Retreat of 2009. Ajahn Brahm explains the moral philosophy behind the Five Precepts. Apologies for the quality of this audio which is quite poor in parts. Recommend turning the volume up to hear properly.
Ajahn Brahm talks about his favourite subject: happiness! Learn the secret of happiness with Ajahn Brahm.
Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on how to overcome obstacles in life.
Ajahn Brahm visits Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia to talk about finding the true meaning of life.
Ajahn Brahm talks about how Buddhism can solve all sorts of problems in the world.
Most people who come to see Ajahn Brahm don't come to talk about Buddhism, they come to talk about all their problems and troubles in life. Oftentimes people ask themselves when they are suffering, "Why me?" In this talk, Ajahn Brahm offers an answer to this question.
Ajahn Brahm talks about his life as a forest monk in the jungles of Thailand.
When you have ache or pain in meditation which adjusting your posture doesn’t solve, try to incorporate it into your meditation through awareness and caring for it.
Are you listening to what the other person is saying, or are you listening to what you think the other person is saying? Ajahn Brahm teaches us how to listen with wisdom and compassion.
Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for about 30 minutes.
Ajahn Brahm talks about how wisdom stems not from thinking, but from the deep well of silence that comes from a mind still in meditation.
Given to an audience Buddhist Maha Vihara in 2012
Ajahn Brahm talks about the challenges of teaching Buddhism to modern audiences.
Given to an audience in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia in 2014.
Ajahn Brahm explains how generosity isn't just about sacrifice. It's about generating happiness not only for the receiver of the gift, but also joy for the giver of the gift also. He relates several stories of how generosity bring joy into our lives.
This talk was given to a large audience in Singapore organised by the Buddhist Fellowship.
Ajahn Brahm shares with us his spooky real stories about cats and discusses how we can learn about love, kindness and wisdom from cats.
Ajahn Brahm guides a meditation for approximately 30 minutes.
This episode is not a single interview, but a compilation of interviews with Ajahn Brahm.
Never have you imagined that bananas could be so profound.