Buddhist Society of Western Australia
On Relationships: Buddhist principles and practice | Ajahn Brahmavamso

On Relationships: Buddhist principles and practice | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 24, 2020

All the problems of life are ultimately relationship problems. Not just with spouses and significant others, but also with our families, friends, work colleagues, and also with ourselves and with life itself. Ajahn Brahm offers wise advice on how to deal with the problems in relationships but also to cultivate happy, healthy relationships.

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Courageous decision-making: Bhikkuni Ordination | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Courageous decision-making: Bhikkuni Ordination | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 23, 2020

On the auspicious occasion of ordaining the first four Theravadan Buddhist bhikkhunis (fully ordained nuns) in the Southern Hemisphere – part of the move to reconstitute the bhikkhuni sangha into the Theravadan Buddhist world – Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on the topic of courageous decision-making.

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On dana, generosity  | Ajahn Brahmavamso

On dana, generosity | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 16, 2020

This talk begins with a guided meditation. At 27.50 the dharma talk on the topic of the meaning and power of generosity (dana) in life.

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How to die well, by living well | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How to die well, by living well | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 10, 2020

Ajahn Brahm talks about the beauty of dying well, and how this can be most effectively achieved by living well.

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Skillful Speech | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Skillful Speech | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 9, 2020

In response to a request Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on the value of skillful speech and how to develop it. Ajahn Brahm discusses how unskillful speech creates disharmony and acrimony. Alternatively, skillful speech can be used to create harmony and peace.

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Emptiness is good | Ajahn Brahmavmso

Emptiness is good | Ajahn Brahmavmso

December 3, 2020

Responding to a question on the topic, Ajahn Brahm gives a deep talk on the profundity of emptiness.

The Power of Goodness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Power of Goodness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 2, 2020

Ajahn Brahm talks about the power of goodness, and how the teachings of the Buddha can be useful beyond the meditation cushion for solving practical problems in the world.

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Does life suck? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Does life suck? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

December 1, 2020

Sometimes everything seems to go wrong. Does life really suck? Ajahn Brahm describes how things going wrong is simply the nature of living in the world. Once we understand and accept this, we can learn to develop a sense of inner calm that is not dependent on external factors.

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The Process of Rebirth | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Process of Rebirth | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 26, 2020

Ajahn Brahm gives an explanation of the process of rebirth.

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Buddhism, Religion? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Buddhism, Religion? | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 25, 2020

Ajahn Brahm responds with wisdom and humor to the question: Is Buddhism a religion?

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Dreams and other things | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Dreams and other things | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 19, 2020

Responding to an online question, Ajahn Brahm discusses the significance of dreams from a Buddhist perspective.

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How to be a high flyer | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How to be a high flyer | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 18, 2020

Ajahn Brahm responds to questions about how to keep a level head and sense of contentment whilst being a busy high flyer.

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Loving Life, Loving Kindness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Loving Life, Loving Kindness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 12, 2020

Ajahn Brahm gives an uplifting talk on developing a love of life through developing loving-kindness (metta).

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Community and tragedy | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Community and tragedy | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 11, 2020

Ajahn Brahm offers a fresh perspective and wise advice on how we can deal with tragedy.

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Freeing problems with metta | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Freeing problems with metta | Ajahn Brahmavamso

November 5, 2020

Ajahn Brahm explains how using a combination of compassion with wisdom we can free ourselves and others of life’s problems.

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Developing the Mind | Ajahn Brahmali

Developing the Mind | Ajahn Brahmali

November 4, 2020

Many people have become very good at earning more money, developing their career, developing their body. But very few people go directly to the source of happiness, by developing the mind. Ajahn Brahmali explains that it’s both possible and beneficial to develop the mind, and how to do it.

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The problem of impermanence | Ajahn Brahmali

The problem of impermanence | Ajahn Brahmali

October 28, 2020

If were are able to see impermanence in the world we are able to see life as it really is. However, really seeing and understanding the quality of permanence in life is harder than we think. Ajahn Brahmali discusses what the problem of impermanence really means and how seeing it clearly can lead to greater freedom.

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Investigate your way to freedom | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Investigate your way to freedom | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 22, 2020

Ajahn Brahm talks about how wise investigation is at the heart of Buddhist practice.

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The Power of Silence | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Power of Silence | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 21, 2020

Ajahn Brahm offers a teaching on the spiritual power of silence, and how the experience of silence has the power to heal all and many of our problems and conflicts.

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Dealing with difficult people | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Dealing with difficult people | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 15, 2020

Responding to a question, Ajahn Brahm talks about how to deal with (the many!) difficult people there are in the world by applying the insights of Buddhist practice.

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