Buddhist Society of Western Australia
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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Attitude of fearlessness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Attitude of fearlessness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 14, 2020

Fear creates so much suffering and unnecessary problems in our lives, and for many people a key aim is to overcome fear and experience a state of fearlessness. Ajahn Brahm explains how it’s important to understand fear and even to understand why we are addicted to fear.

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Harmony | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Harmony | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 8, 2020

In a world where there is so much conflict and disharmony – between governments, between religions, between co-workers, between family members and even in our own minds – there is a deep yearning for peace and harmony in the world. Ajahn Brahm uses this talk to highlight the topic of harmony and how to create it in our world, and within ourselves.

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Happiness at any cost | Ajahn Khemavaro

Happiness at any cost | Ajahn Khemavaro

October 7, 2020

Ajahn Khemavaro starts out with the simile of digging a well to find water and how this requires persistent digging in the same spot in order to hit water. He then goes on to talk about how we need to be dedicated in our practice focusing on our chosen practices to find the profound liberating happiness that can be found on the spiritual path.

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The Life of the Buddha  | Ajahn Brahmali

The Life of the Buddha | Ajahn Brahmali

October 1, 2020

Many people – even many Buddhists – know very little about, or have mistaken ideas, about who the historical Buddha really is. Ajahn Brahmali sets aside the myths and legends and gives an historical account of the life of Siddhartha Gautama – the Buddha, and connects this to how it can enhance our practice in the here and now.

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How to be positive | Ajahn Brahmavamso

How to be positive | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 30, 2020

Ajahn Brahm shares a teaching on how developing the power of positivity can allow us to see the beauty in an imperfect world.

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Right View - How and Where to Look | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Right View - How and Where to Look | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 23, 2020

Ajahn Brahm explain how Right View in Buddhism doesn’t mean believing in a fixed dogma, but rather how to perceive things in life in order to bring our views into line with reality and to find inner peace. Ajahn Brahm focuses on not “what” to believe, but “where” to look, and “how” to look for it.

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Impermanence - Everything will be alright | Ajahn Khemavaro

Impermanence - Everything will be alright | Ajahn Khemavaro

September 18, 2020

True happiness begins with finding contentment and gratitude in the present moment – inclining the mind towards kindness and peace.

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Realising or revealing religion | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Realising or revealing religion | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 17, 2020

Ajahn Brahm challenges the notion of “revealed religion” and prophets from a supreme deity. He goes on to say that we are all on a spiritual journey and it’s up to us all to realise deeper spiritual truths directly for ourselves.

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Loving kindness | Ajahn Brahmali

Loving kindness | Ajahn Brahmali

September 16, 2020

Ajahn Brahmali talks about what loving kindness (metta) is, how it is useful for our practice, and how we are to develop the quality of loving kindness in the heart.

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Gossip | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Gossip | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 14, 2020

If you want to hear all the latest gossip that Ajahn Brahm has heard on the grapevine, then you really need to listen to this talk.

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The mind that knows | Ajahn Vayama

The mind that knows | Ajahn Vayama

September 12, 2020

Ayye Vayama discusses how knowledge and practice of the Buddha Dharma  develops the mind in the direction of liberation.

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Decisions, decisions, decisions | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Decisions, decisions, decisions | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 10, 2020

Ajahn Brahm gives a talk on how we can approach decision making in our lives with more wisdom.

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Peace is the highest happiness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Peace is the highest happiness | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 9, 2020

Ajahn Brahm starts out by distinguishing between happiness and peace, then goes on to make the case that peace is the highest happiness, and what we should all be striving for.

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Creating sacred space | Ajahn Vayama

Creating sacred space | Ajahn Vayama

September 8, 2020

Ayye Vayama talks about setting up of sacred spaces – in time and place – where people can come into for the purposes of remembrance, or for calm and contemplation.

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Expanding your view | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Expanding your view | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 7, 2020

How can people have so many different beliefs? How can people believe in things that are contrary to plain evidence? How can people, even in the same family, have arguments over these beliefs? Ajahn Brahm talks about the “distortions of the cognitive process” (vipallasa) and how this causes so much confusion in the world, and offers some practical strategies to make sure we aren’t the ones with distorted views – and therefore more happy and free in life.

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Below the Mist | Ajahn Brahmavamso

Below the Mist | Ajahn Brahmavamso

September 5, 2020

Ajahn Brahm brings the concept of Enlightenment down to Earth through offering the simile of the mist, and how sometimes we lose our direction even though we think we’re on the right track. Ajahn Brahm clears the mist of unknowing so that we have a clearer sense of the path to Enlightenment, and complete freedom.

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