We are delighted to have guest speaker Venerable Robina Courtin give a Dhamma talk at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre during our three months rains retreat for 2018. Venerable Robina Courtin was ordained in the Tibetan Gelugpa tradition in the 1970's. Her talk is on 'How to approach our fear of missing out.'
The Buddhist Society of Western Australia is honoured to guest speaker Professor Ajahn Dhammavihari give a Dhamma talk. Ajahn begins by talking about the Buddha’s first sermon. (13 June 2006).
The Buddhist Society of Western Australia is delighted to have guest speaker Bhikkhuni Kusuma give a Dhamma talk. Bhikkhuni Kusuma talks about The Four Noble Truths, in particular the second noble truth, which says the cause of dukkha (unsatisfactoriness or suffering) is attachment. Venerable contemplates what attachment is, why it causes us suffering and how we can get out of suffering.
Venerable Kelsang Nampur, a resident teacher at Dharmapala Buddhist Centre in Fremantle, was a guest speaker during the rains retreat in 2011 at BSWA Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre. Venerable talks about the Buddhist way to increase mental energy in our everyday busy life.
Annie Keating, a former nun in both Santi(NSW) and Dhammasara(WA) monasteries, now returned to lay life, speaks of preparing the mind throughout the day, with kindness and silence, for a better meditation. She then guides us through a body scan and breath meditation followed by a Q&A.
During Rains 2016 Matt gave a talk on why he started meditating and how it has helped with his battle with illness. He then guided us through a beginners meditaion followed by a Q&A.