Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Faith, Belief And Reason | Ajahn Dhiravamso

Faith, Belief And Reason | Ajahn Dhiravamso

March 9, 2017

Ajahn Dhiravamso talks about the difference between blind religious faith and the attitudes of faith, reason and wise investigation praised by the Buddha.

The Law of Karma | by Ajahn Dhiravamso | 13 November 2009

The Law of Karma | by Ajahn Dhiravamso | 13 November 2009

May 6, 2016

Ajahn Dhiravamso discusses a core teaching of Buddhism that if often misconstrued by popular culture - the law of kamma. In this talk Ajahn Dhiravamso picks apart the confused idea in popular culture and clarifies how the law of kamma (action) really works.

Sense Pleasures | by Bhante Dhiravamso | 27 February 2009

Sense Pleasures | by Bhante Dhiravamso | 27 February 2009

March 28, 2016

Ajahn Dhiravamso gives a balanced approach to the Buddhist attitude to sense pleasures, pointing both to the danger of sense pleasures, but also how going to the opposite extreme also isn't helpful. By understanding the true nature of sense pleasures and the way to cultivate higher, more sustainable forms of happiness, we can change our attitude to life.

The Five Hindrances | by Ajahn Dhiravamso | 31 October 2008

The Five Hindrances | by Ajahn Dhiravamso | 31 October 2008

March 5, 2016

One of the keys to finding success in meditation - and in life generally - is in learning how to overcome the Five Hindrances. Ajahn Dhiravamso gives advice on how to get to know our minds and how to identify and overcome the Five Hindrances.