Buddhist Society of Western Australia
Bhikkhu Bodhi’s Message to Opening of the 9th GCB in Perth

Bhikkhu Bodhi’s Message to Opening of the 9th GCB in Perth

October 6, 2019

Bhikkhu Bodhi's message to Opening of the 9th Global Conference of Buddhism held in Perth, WA; 8th and 9th of August 2015. This video was recorded in the United States.

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There Is No Room For Violence | Ajahn Nissarano | Dhamma Shorts

There Is No Room For Violence | Ajahn Nissarano | Dhamma Shorts

September 15, 2019

There is no room for violence in Lord Buddha's teachings. Dhamma thought for all Buddha Dhamma Kalyanamittas by Ajahn Nissarano in Sri Lanka.

Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EVZBUecPos&feature=youtu.be (YouTube Channel: BuddhaDhamma Kalyanamittas).

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The Power of Resting | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

The Power of Resting | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

December 22, 2018

Answering a question about what to do with sleepiness, Ajahn Brahm urges meditators to listen to their bodies and to get proper rest when they need it rather than fighting against it.

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Nice Ghost Stories | Ajahn Brahm | Dhamma Shorts

Nice Ghost Stories | Ajahn Brahm | Dhamma Shorts

December 21, 2018

Ajahn Brahm responds to a question about rebirth by telling of how people can get stuck for a while in the ghost realm between lives.

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Can Meditation Relieve Stress Related Health Problems? | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts
Internet Porn Addiction | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts
Use Wisdom Power, Not Will Power | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

Use Wisdom Power, Not Will Power | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts

December 8, 2018

Ajahn Brahm explains why his retreats are not tough, and why pain doesn't equal gain when it comes to meditation.

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Walking Meditation | Ajahn Brahmavamso | Dhamma Shorts
Dhamma Shorts | Right Effort In The Eightfold Path | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Dhamma Shorts | Right Effort In The Eightfold Path | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 5, 2018

Many people think that Right Effort is about stubborn determination and putting in 110% to attain the goal. But is it? Here Ajahn Brahm gives a clear definition of what Right Effort is - and it's not what you think!

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What to do after coming out of jhana? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

What to do after coming out of jhana? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 24, 2018

Ajahn Brahm answers a question about what we should do when we come out of the powerful bliss of deep samadhi.

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Funny stories of monks and nuns — holy shit, holy water | Ajahn Brahmavamso
What is samadhi and mindfulness? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

What is samadhi and mindfulness? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 16, 2018

Ajahn Brahm about how powerful mindfulness comes out of stillness (samadhi), and how samadhi powers mindfulness which leads to deep, direct insights.

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How does it feel to be a monk or a nun? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How does it feel to be a monk or a nun? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 26, 2018

Ajahn Brahm and the nuns on his meditation retreat talk about their feelings about being ordained.

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Who keeps track of all the good and bad we do? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Who keeps track of all the good and bad we do? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 24, 2018

Ajahn Brahm responds to the question: Who keeps a record of all the rights and wrongs we do in life?

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Why bow before a Buddha statue? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Why bow before a Buddha statue? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 20, 2018

Ajahn Brahm responds to a very common question asked by people new to Buddhism: Why should I bow to a Buddha statue?

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How the mind stops | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How the mind stops | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 19, 2018

Ajahn Brahm responds to a question about mind (mentality) and matter (materiality) and provides a deep, yet simple to understand answer about the nature of consciousness and how the mind stops.

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What is Nibbana? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

What is Nibbana? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 19, 2018

Ajahn Brahm responds to a question, "Why do we chant?" In response he goes into an explanation of the meaning of one of the most common chants, the Ratana Sutta, and goes on to explain what the ultimate goal of the Buddhist path is.

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Meditation is stillness, not concentration | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Meditation is stillness, not concentration | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 15, 2018

Ajahn Brahm fields a question about types of "samadhi". He goes on to say that there is only one type of samadhi, and that it makes no sense to translate the word as "concentration" when what it really means is "stillness".

How to motivate oneself to meditate | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How to motivate oneself to meditate | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 13, 2018

What are we to do when we just don't want to meditate? Should we persist or should we try something else? Ajahn Brahm offers wise advice on how to deal with feelings of aversion to meditation.

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Dealing with people that irritate us | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Dealing with people that irritate us | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 11, 2018

Ajahn Brahm responds to the question: "How do we deal with people that irritate us?"

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