Everyone is fooled by the view of self. So much suffering is created through the greed, hatred and delusion generated from the view of self. Ajahn Vayama gives wise advice on how we can start seeing through the illusion of the view of self through to seeing this as they really are.

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The taking of the Three Refuges in the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha is a traditional indication of what it means to be a Buddhist. In this talk, Ajahn Vayama outlines what it means to take the Three Refuges and live life as a Buddhist.

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

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The Buddha said that “the mind is the forerunner” to all thought, speech and action. Ajahn Vayama talks about how Buddhist practice helps us to see directly how the mind is the forerunner of all actions of body, speech and mind, and to train the mind to act skillfully in order to avoid the painful consequences of karma, and to cultivate the pleasant consequences of skillful karma.

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Ajahn Vayama gives an uplifting talk about the benefits of developing the mind through generosity, virtue and meditation. As she explains, the benefit of practice isn't about changing the world for the better, but about the inner transformation - the miracle in the heart.

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Ajahn Vayama tells stories from the time of the Buddha about the Awakened Nuns and what they can teach us today.

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We usually only notice kamma and its consequences (fruit) when we receive the consequences of bad kamma that makes us suffer. So how we to understand this? And how are we to deal with the consequences of bad kamma made in the past? Ajahn Vayama offers advice on how to take a wise approach to dealing with the fruit of bad kamma.

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

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Speaking on the 30th Anniversary of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia, Ajahn Vayama talks about how Buddhism is a living religion in the contemporary world.

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Strong emotions can overwhelm us making us feel out of control. Is this something we should guard against? Ajahn Vayama talks about some of the different types of emotions relating whether these strong emotions are beneficial or harmful for us, depending on how we relate to them.

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Ajahn Vayama guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. 

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Ajahn Vayama talks about practicing to find peace, for the benefit of ourselves and for others.

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Ajahn Vayama guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. 

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Ayya Vayama talks about how we can find acceptance with change and loss through wisely reflecting upon circumstances.

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Ajahn Vayama uses the Buddhist teaching of the Iddhipadas (Roads to Success), especially the quality ofaditthana (determination) which is a wholesome desire to overcome the unwholesome desires of sensual craving which lead to suffering. In this way Ajahn Vayama outlines what type of desire is useful in Buddhist practice, and what desire is an obstacle and burden.

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Responding to the charge that Buddhism is “passive”, Ajahn Vayama contends that the practice is very active, and very active at the point where we are not used to thinking of being active: namely, the mind. Through actively developing the mind, our speech and actions begin to change in accordance with the changes occurring within.

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Ajahn Vayama guides a meditation for approximately thirty minutes. 

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Ajahn Vayama reflects upon the occasion upon which the Buddha gave his first teaching – the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta – The Discourse on Setting In Motion The Wheel Of Dhamma. Ajahn Vayama discusses the circumstances around this first teaching of the Buddha and the meaning of that teaching.

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Ajahn Vayama exhorts us to practice in a way to see things as they really are, by connecting with the experience of the five external senses (the body) and the Three Characteristics of existence (impermanence, suffering, non-self).

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Ajahn Vayama helps us to ground our minds in the reality of the present moment through mindfulness of the body.

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