Buddhist Society of Western Australia
The Path You’re Taking in Life | Ajahn Appichato | 23 October 2020

The Path You’re Taking in Life | Ajahn Appichato | 23 October 2020

October 26, 2020

Ajahn Appichato's talk includes an explanation on how karma affects our current and next life as well as discussion about how our pleasant and unpleasant experiences can teach us to become wiser.

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Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Nissarano | March 2020

Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Nissarano | March 2020

October 25, 2020

A Dhamma talk and guided meditation given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano in March 2020. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Teaching retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cb0ShWlykb4 (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

Reasonable Resolutions | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 2 January 2009

Reasonable Resolutions | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 2 January 2009

October 24, 2020

Ajahn Brahm talks about setting goals, when to set goals, what types of goals to set, and how to set goals wisely to get the most out of setting resolutions.

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Day of Mindfulness at HKUCBH (2 of 2) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 14 March 2019

Day of Mindfulness at HKUCBH (2 of 2) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 14 March 2019

October 23, 2020

Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Brahm, at Centre on Behavioural Health, University of Hong Kong. There are two parts. This is part 2, the afternoon session. We apologise for the static noise (the talk is easy to hear, but the guided meditation is a bit difficult).

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Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkoL1jBV2-o (Bodhinyana International Foundation YouTube Channel)

Day of Mindfulness at HKUCBH (1 of 2) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 14 March 2019

Day of Mindfulness at HKUCBH (1 of 2) | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 14 March 2019

October 23, 2020

Day of Mindfulness with Ajahn Brahm, at Centre on Behavioural Health, University of Hong Kong. There are two parts. This is part 1, the morning session. We apologise for the static noise (the talk is easy to hear, but the guided meditation is a bit difficult).

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Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSRmvM0lSWg (Bodhinyana International Foundation YouTube Channel)

Ajahn Brahmali | Making Progress | The Armadale Meditation Group

Ajahn Brahmali | Making Progress | The Armadale Meditation Group

October 23, 2020

October 20, 2020

A rare visit to the Armadale Meditation Group by Ajahn Brahmali, though this time, on-line live.

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Mindfulness Can Reduce Your Suffering | Ajahn Hasapanna | 16 October 2020

Mindfulness Can Reduce Your Suffering | Ajahn Hasapanna | 16 October 2020

October 19, 2020

Ajahn Hasapanna explains how wanting creates suffering and teaches us how to gradually lessen our suffering through mindfulness and acceptance.

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Delusion | Ajahn Nissarano | 9 February 2020

Delusion | Ajahn Nissarano | 9 February 2020

October 18, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano in February 2020. Ajahn Nissarano talks about delusion - one of the three unwholesome roots. Delusion can be defined as not seeing reality as it is and is the opposite of right view or wisdom. 

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Teaching retrieved from https://bsv.podbean.com/e/ajahn-nissarano-delusion-9-feb-2020/

Be Here Now | Ajahn Nissarano | 5 December 2008

Be Here Now | Ajahn Nissarano | 5 December 2008

October 17, 2020

Ajahn Nissarano describes the mantra "be here now" as being like the "coordinates for happiness", but also for developing peace and wisdom. He goes on to offer advice on how, amidst our busy lives, we can learn to "be here now".

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Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 March 2020

Dhamma Talk | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 March 2020

October 16, 2020

A Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Brahmali on 15 March 2020. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

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Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjVSQmEgmH0&t=1707s (YouTube Channel: BSV Dhamma Talks)

Having a Good Relationship with Life | Ajahn Brahm | 9 October 2020

Having a Good Relationship with Life | Ajahn Brahm | 9 October 2020

October 12, 2020

Ajahn Brahm teaches the importance of having a positive relationship with our experiences in life. Ajahn encourages us to embrace our life’s unpleasantness, learn from it and make peace with it, rather than become upset or anxious.

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Mudita | Ajahn Nissarano | 1 March 2020

Mudita | Ajahn Nissarano | 1 March 2020

October 11, 2020

A Dhamma talk recorded at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano on the 1st March 2020. In this Dhamma talk, Ajahn Nissarano covers Mudita - joy along with others. By developing joy in our mind by piggybacking on other people's happiness, this will increase the wholesome states of minds and reduce the negative qualities of mind.

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Introduction To Buddhism For New Buddhists (4/4 - Eightfold Path) | Geetha Mendis | 09-10-2020

Introduction To Buddhism For New Buddhists (4/4 - Eightfold Path) | Geetha Mendis | 09-10-2020

October 10, 2020

Introduction to Buddhism Q&A Series for New Buddhists, kindly conducted by lay Buddhist Geetha Mendis.

Session 1: The Three Refuges (05-09-2020)

Session 2: The Five Precepts (12-09-2020) - apologies no sound was recorded, so not published.

Session 3: The Four Noble Truths (19-09-2020). (Slides on website).

Session 4: The Noble Eightfold Path (26-09-2020), audio failed, so it was recorded again on 09-10-2020. 

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Find the whole series, including notes here: https://bswa.org/teaching/introduction-buddhism-qa-series-new-buddhists-1-4/

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Are You Ready To Die? | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 May 2020

Are You Ready To Die? | Ajahn Brahmali | 15 May 2020

October 10, 2020

We apologise for the quality of this audio. Guided meditation & Dhamma talk by Ajahn Brahmali, given via Zoom (online video) for Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project in England, UK.

Ajahn Brahmali offers some teachings, exploring the Buddhist attitude towards dying, death and rebirth and shares some personal tips on how he has dealt with loss. Ajahn begins with a guided meditation, offering us an opportunity to experience the peace and letting go that leaving this body, (whether through deep meditation, or at the end of this life), can bring.

We invite you to support Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project by making a donation at www.anukampaproject.org/donate (Anukampa's aim to develop a nuns' monastery in England and to continue to distribute the Buddha’s teachings)

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Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMjfndvhCf0

How to Become a Stream Winner | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 3 May 2020

How to Become a Stream Winner | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 3 May 2020

October 9, 2020

Dhamma talk given at the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), for their Vesak day celebration on the 3rd May 2020. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

Ajahn Brahm talks about how to become a stream winner. Ajahn explains stream winning via the Buddhist teachings, with a story of assassins attempting to assassinate the Buddha. Ajahn then goes on to giving a wonderful talk about the noble eightfold path, the five hindrances, the story of the driverless bus, and the two kinds of freedom. 

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Dhamma Talk - Thank you 2019, Welcome 2020 | Ajahn Nissarano | 31 December 2019

Dhamma Talk - Thank you 2019, Welcome 2020 | Ajahn Nissarano | 31 December 2019

October 4, 2020

A Dhamma talk recorded by Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano on New Years Eve for 2020. Ajahn helps us explore how we can let go of the negative ways of thinking by developing positive states of mind, by relating to our circumstances in a positive way. Going from 2019 to 2020 what attitudes are we bringing to it? And how we can we develop an attitude of welcoming life and the uncertainty of 2020 even when things are not so pleasant, such that we can develop gratitude for all things we have received from life and others?

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The Way We Look At The Five Hindrances | Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Way We Look At The Five Hindrances | Ajahn Brahmavamso

October 3, 2020

Ajahn Brahm talks about the way we look at the five hindrances: 

  1. Desire for Sensing
  2. Aversion and Ill-Will
  3. Lethargy and Laziness
  4. Restlessness and Regret
  5. Doubt and Uncertainty

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Teaching retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCSFe4Wv514 (YouTube Channel: Sadaham Arana).

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Albany Dhamma Talk & Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 20 September 2020

Albany Dhamma Talk & Meditation | Ajahn Brahm | 20 September 2020

October 2, 2020

Ajahn Brahm gave a Sunday night Dhamma talk and guided meditation in Albany (at Manley, Lions Club Hall) on the 20th of September 2020.

 This was part of Ajahn Brahm's 2020 visit to Bodhinyana Great Southern Monastery, in Albany Western Australia.

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Dhamma Talk in Walpole at Dana | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 21 September 2020

Dhamma Talk in Walpole at Dana | Ajahn Brahmavamso | 21 September 2020

October 2, 2020

Ajahn Brahm gave a Dhamma talk at the community dana held in Walpole (Walpole Sport & Recreation Centre) on 21st September 2020. This was part of Ajahn Brahm's 2020 visit to Bodhinyana Great Southern Monastery, in Albany Western Australia.

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Right Livelihood | Ajahn Nissarano | 16 February 2020

Right Livelihood | Ajahn Nissarano | 16 February 2020

September 27, 2020

A Dhamma talk from the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV), by Ajahn Nissarano around February 2020. Please visit the BSV Podcast Channel and BSV YouTube Channel

Ajahn Nissarano covers right livelihood - the 5th aspect of the noble eightfold path. Ajahn encourages us to integrate all parts of our lives into our practice. Our work is a field where we can make a lot of positive or negative kamma. By thinking of our lives and work as a gift - it can really transform the way we look at it. Ajahn also covers how the other aspects of the noble eightfold path support right livelihood. Ajahn then explains right and wrong livelihood in detail.

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